Elizabeth City wins CIAA opener 77-69 over Claflin

From ecsuvikings.com:   ELIZABETH CITY, NC (Dec. 3, 2018) – Elizabeth City State rode bullet-proof free throw shooting down the stretch and 3-point field goal accuracy to a 77-69 win over Claflin in the Vikings’ CIAA opener in the Robert L. Vaughan Center. Junior forward John Maynor, who netted a game-high 22 points, connected on six of 11 jumpers from beyond the arc, while senior guard Shyheid Petteway sank 12 of 14 free throws on his way to 20 points and a team-high seven rebounds as ECSU (3-5, CIAA 1-0)…

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Claflin stuns Elizabeth City State at buzzer 47-45

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (Dec. 3,2018) – Claflin University guard Ashley Fields tossed in a buzzer-beating desperation jumper as Elizabeth City State lost its CIAA opener, 47-45, in the Robert L. Vaughan Center. Deadlocked at 45-45, Claflin inbounded the ball of the left side with 10 seconds remaining.  Senior guard Deja Dickens launched a 3-pointer with five seconds remaining from the right side of the key.  Fields and a pair of Vikings went after the long rebound which came down right of the free throw stripe.  Fields controlled the ball and…

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