Jay Copeland was locked in Tuesday against Hampton. He scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 74-61 NCCU win. Copeland demonstrated focus, shooting 6 of 8 from the field and hitting both of his free throws.
On Wednesday, Jones resigned from Southern, his high school alma mater, to join Mack’s staff. Jones attended NCCU, too, where he was a Division II All-America defensive back.
Southern High School football coach Adrian Jones, fresh off winning the school's first state football championship, has resigned to accept a position as running backs coach at his alma mater, N.C. Central University. Southern principal Kenneth Barnes immediately named Southern defensive coordinator and athletic director Darius Robinson to replace Jones as head coach.
A preview of coming attractions in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference ended with N.C. Central upstaging Hampton 74-61 in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Tuesday.
Unconfirmed reports circulated Tuesday that Southern High School football coach Adrian Jones has been offered a position as running backs coach on the staff of new N.C. Central University football coach Jerry Mack.
Hampton went to the NCAA Tournament in 2011. NCCU is trying to get there for the first time.
NCCU quarterback's mentoring program punched his ticket to the big game.
Snowstorms in and around the Staten Island area of New York forced game officials to cancel the third matchup between N.C. Central University men’s basketball and Wagner which was scheduled to be played Saturday, Jan. 4.
Ex-Hillside High School QB Vad Lee announced Friday that he plans to transfer to another school following a 7-6 season that ended with a 25-17 loss to Mississippi earlier this week at the Music City Bowl.
After falling behind 10-0 in the game’s opening two minutes, Bluefield State came back to edge N.C. Central 54-43 in a women’s non-conference basketball game at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium Thursday.
Duke redshirt senior offensive guard Dave Harding and N.C. Central senior quarterback Jordan Reid were to be honored as members of the AFCA Good Works Team during halftime of the Sugar Bowl Thursday Jan. 2 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Nick Faust equaled his career high with 19 points and had a season-high nine rebounds to lead Maryland over visiting N.C. Central 70-56 on Tuesday.
The Eagles, who beat N.C. State on Nov. 20, will try to get another ACC win at Maryland.
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