N.C. Central, Norfolk State and Hampton are 4-0 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Transfer point guard Nimrod Hilliard is adjusting to coach LeVelle Moton's offense and scored 17 points in the Eagles' win over Savannah State Monday night.
The N.C. Central women's basketball team struggled defensively against Savannah State.
It was like getting a shot, N.C. Central women’s basketball coach Vanessa Taylor said. After a nine-game losing streak, her team’s 56-54 overtime win against South Carolina State (8-6, 1-2 MEAC) Saturday gave the Eagles a much-needed boost heading into the rest of MEAC play.
After NCCU’s 76-45 win against South Carolina State (4-13, 2-1 MEAC) Saturday, LeVelle Moton crossed another major threshold with his 100th victory, all earned while coaching his alma mater.
NCCU is generating its offense from a formidable defense, utilizing a swarming scheme to force turnovers and keep opponents to low shooting percentages.
N.C. Central led Saturday’s women’s basketball game against Bluefield State for more than 28 minutes, including the first 16 of the second half. But the visiting Lady Blues led when it mattered — at the final buzzer.
NCCU’s defense disrupted the Jaguars (4-10) from the very beginning of its first game in a week, forcing them to commit their first turnover a mere 20 seconds into the game.
With 30 seconds left in the first half, a chant began from the N.C. Central bench.
Eagles tie game in final seconds, beat Jackson State in overtime
The Presbyterian College women’s basketball team powered its way to a lead shortly before halftime and never let go, stopping N.C. Central 45-33 on the road Saturday.
Jordan Parks scored 21 points on 10 of 11 shooting and N.C. Central cruised past Mississippi Valley State 94-60 on Saturday.
N.C. Central has added four junior college football transfers during the early signing period, NCCU coach Jerry Mack announced Friday. All four will begin classes in January.
Two days removed from one of the worst losses in the last five years, the N.C. Central men's basketball team got just what it needed — a trip home and a big win.
For a brief moment Wednesday night, it looked like N.C. Central could be in for a surprise.Barber-Scotia, a Division II program from Concord, capitalized on an NCCU turnover on its first possession and scored the first points of the game less than 30 seconds in. But that was the only lead the Sabers would hold as the Eagles came out on top 108-52 in their first home game in more than two weeks.