Sports: NCCU

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 07:36 PM

NCCU on the road again at Norfolk State, Hampton

N.C. Central, Norfolk State and Hampton are 4-0 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 12:38 AM

Hilliard adjusts, leads N.C. Central to win

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. 

Jan. 12, 2015 @ 09:29 PM

Savannah State claws into NCCU women

The N.C. Central women's basketball team struggled defensively against Savannah State.

Jan. 10, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

NCCU women snap 9-game skid in OT

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.

Jan. 10, 2015 @ 08:29 PM

Moton wins milestone 100th as NCCU cruises

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.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 09:24 PM

NCCU embraces defensive identity

NCCU is generating its offense from a formidable defense, utilizing a swarming scheme to force turnovers and keep opponents to low shooting percentages.

Jan. 03, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

NCCU women lead early, often but come up short late

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.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI

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.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 09:50 PM

Defense keys Eagles’ win over IUPUI

With 30 seconds left in the first half, a chant began from the N.C. Central bench.

Dec. 22, 2014 @ 11:17 PM

NCCU rallies for overtime win

Eagles tie game in final seconds, beat Jackson State in overtime

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 06:37 PM

Presbyterian women fend off NCCU

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.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:32 PM

NCCU rips Mississippi Valley State on road

Jordan Parks scored 21 points on 10 of 11 shooting and N.C. Central cruised past Mississippi Valley State 94-60 on Saturday.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

NCCU football lands 4 junior college transfers

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.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

NCCU downs Barber-Scotia 108-52

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.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Eagles shake off short-handed Barber-Scotia

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.