N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton claimed he didn’t recognize his team at the start of Saturday’s showdown with rival N.C. A&T. But Jeremy Ingram’s 3-pointer with 13:11 left in the second half allowed the Eagles to get their talons around their first lead of the game, a margin they wouldn’t relinquish in 51-47 win at sold-out McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.
The scouting report around the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference about N.C. Central is that the Lady Eagles can’t put the ball in the basket, and their 22.6 percent shooting output against rival N.C. A&T left little doubt about that. The Aggies shot 49 percent and got 18 points and 10 rebounds from Eboni Ross in a 60-33 win over NCCU on Saturday.
Fifth-ranked North Carolina jumped out to a 7-1 first-half lead and held off a rally by top-ranked Northwestern to defeat the Wildcats 11-8 on Friday night in women’s lacrosse action from Fetzer Field.
Getting emotionally ready for today’s games shouldn’t be a problem for three Triangle men’s basketball teams.
All 3,116 seats in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium for today’s matchup between N.C. A&T and N.C. Central had been sold before the sun went down on Wednesday.
The NCAA believes former Miami assistant coaches Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez provided false or misleading information during the probe into the Hurricanes’ athletic department.
Jeremy Ingram scored 26 points and N.C. Central rebounded from an abysmal offensive performance to down S.C. State 71-52 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.
Two days after posting their first win of the season, the N.C. Central women’s basketball team came close to another Monday night before losing to S.C. State 40-39 in Mid-Eastern Athletic Confernce action.
N.C. Central got its first women’s basketball win of the season on Saturday, doing it on the road in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference against Savannah State.
N.C. Central losing for the first time this season in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference perhaps is one of those things that means more to fans than those closest to the situation.
A three-run home run in the bottom of the first proved to be the difference as the Duke baseball team fell to No. 13 Florida 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at McKethan Stadium at Perry Field
N.C. Central will need some help if the Eagles are to claim a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season title this season after a sluggish 44-36 loss at Savannah State on Saturday night.
The N.C. Central women’s basketball team was in a familiar position at halftime Saturday, trailing Savannah State but only by a point.
N.C. Central gets to visit reigning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season champion Savannah State today (6 p.m., nccueaglepride.com).