Sports: NCCU

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

A tree grows in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium

Ty Brown grew where he was planted. ... Several head football coaches at N.C. Central have come and gone during Brown’s time with the Eagles. But the constant for him was lining up at linebacker.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

With Faith in hand, Eagles to face Bluejays on road Sunday

N.C. Central on Tuesday night scored the most points in school history against a Bible-college team in its second season of basketball, beating Charlotte’s College of Faith 123-65 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

If Bell can’t ring up title, can Billerman?

One of the most prolific offenses in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference this season has belonged to N.C. Central. The point man behind that production was quarterback Malcolm Bell, who may not play in what is an extremely enormous game both for the Eagles and the MEAC. ... Also, a look at how MEAC tiebreakers could handle two, three, four or five-way tie ...

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Breaking down MEAC football tiebreakers

There could be as many as five co-champions in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference if N.C. Central beats N.C. A&T on Saturday. Here's a look at the MEAC's tiebreaker scenarios.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

NCCU won big, needs work

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton said the wide margin by which the Eagles beat College of Faith on Tuesday did not represent a job well done. The Eagles must get better in a hurry with Creighton up next on their schedule, Moton said.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 07:58 AM

Jordan Parks' 30 lead NCCU to easy home win over Faith

N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton is not pleased with his team's 123-65 win against College of Faith on Tuesday. Click inside for a story link to his reaction.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 07:54 PM

'Underachieving' Eagles get one last shot at MEAC co-title

If N.C. Central upsets N.C. A&T at O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium Saturday, the Eagles are guaranteed at least a share of the MEAC championship and could, if several things break right, get a bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 12:03 AM

NCCU's McDonald locks in for his coach

NCCU guard Anthony McDonald scored a game-high 16 points at North Carolina in the season opener for both teams on Friday. He really had to gather himself before taking those shots for the team.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 01:28 PM

Moore heroics lift NCCU; Eagles very much alive in MEAC title race

C.J. Moore blocked a fourth-quarter punt and fell on it in the end zone for what proved to be the winning score as N.C. Central edged Norfolk State 19-14 on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. With the win, the Eagles (6-5, 5-2 MEAC) remain alive in the conference championship race with one regular-season game left.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:27 AM



Nov. 15, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

UNC tops NCCU 76-60 in season opener

The No. 6 Tar Heels beat NCCU 76-60 in the Dean E. Smith Center on Friday during the season opener for both teams.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

NCCU fighting for MEAC life in showdown at Norfolk State

There just are too many if-this-happens scenarios that have to break exactly right in order for N.C. Central to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship and go to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

NCCU, UNC tip off season at Smith Center Friday

Emanuel “Poobie” Chapman marched into the office of N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton before last season and in no uncertain terms said the Eagles would beat N.C. State. Never mind that NCCU had never beaten a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Sharp-dressed men ready to do battle Friday at Smith Center

Whether North Carolina coach Roy Williams is tearing into a referee, or having a more cerebral moment, he’s always going to be sharply dressed. Williams has that same scouting report on N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton. Those two will exchange nods before their teams tip off their seasons in the Dean E. Smith Center on Friday (8 p.m., ESPNU). And before the ball gets tossed up, Williams said he’d be sizing up more than Moton’s players.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

NCCU looks to take the money and — win

NCCU basketball coach LeVelle Moton said he’s not just trying to grab the money and run. No, NCCU is going into the Dean E. Smith Center to take the money and win, he said.