Sports: NCCU

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

NCCU baseball announces 2015 schedule

The North Carolina Central University baseball program will host 30 games at the Durham Athletic Park (DAP) during the 2015 season as fourth year head coach Jim Koerner announced.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 04:35 PM

Icy-hot NCCU to dive into MEAC play Friday

Heading into its first conference games of the season in the midst of a brutal eight-game marathon, the N.C. Central men’s basketball team found its secret weapon. It’s not a player, a new play or even a new pair of shoes. Oh no, coach LeVelle Moton’s squad has unlocked the power of the ice bath.

Dec. 02, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

NCCU wins big, still tuning up

Both NCCU coach LeVelle Moton and his team's fans have lofty expectations for the Eagles.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 07:40 PM

ACC announces proposals aimed at benefiting student-athletes

The league is addressing educational costs, loss-of-value insurance and scholarship renewals for its student athletes.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 07:44 PM

NCCU's Moton wants Jawara to fill it up

Some players are too selfish. But N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton said it's just the opposite for senior forward Karamo Jawara.

Nov. 29, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

NCCU nips NAU in Emerald Coast Classic finale; back at .500

N.C. Central used a 14-2 run midway through the second half and played lockdown defense the rest of the way to hold off the Lumberjacks of Northern Arizona 40-36 to win the 2014 Emerald Coast Classic consolation bracket championship.

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

19-2 run to buzzer lifts NCCU women out of 16-point hole

Tisha Dixon’s free-throw line jumper with 27.6 seconds left pulled N.C. Central to within two points of UNC Asheville at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Friday. Racquel Davis would score five points during the remaining time to give the Eagles a 55-52 win.

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

NCCU men rip Eastern Illinois in Emerald Coast Classic

N.C. Central routs Eastern Illinois 65-40 in Emerald Coast Classic Friday, will meet Northern Arizona at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in next round at Niceville, Fla.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

NCCU women come up short against Winthrop

A monster game from N.C. Central’s Racquel “Rocky” Davis couldn’t get her team past Winthrop. The visitors from Rock Hill, South Carolina beat NCCU 71-63 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Tuesday.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

NCCU falls to Cincinnati 59-50 on road ... Developing

Underdog N.C. Central kept undefeated Cincinnati honest Tuesday night, trailing by six points at the half and keeping the margin right there through most of the final 10 minutes of regulation before the Bearcats held off the Eagles 59-50.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Golden time of day at NCCU


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Creighton to test Eagles, Moton on road Sunday

Nimrod Hilliard is expected to be in the starting lineup when NCCU visits Creighton Sunday, Nov. 23 (4 p.m., FS1). But the role backup walk-on Kevin Crawford II played in his stead Tuesday night has the Eagles talking.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

CO-CHAMPS! NCCU upsets A&T, but comes up short of playoffs

N.C. Central beat main rival N.C. A&T to win a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship. A&T would have won the title outright with a win over NCCU. But turnovers caught up witht he Aggies, A&T coach Rod Broadway said.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

NCCU, Globetrotter great Charles 'Tex' Harrison dies

Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.