Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on 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.
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.
Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.