Hampton blasts ECSU 65-7

From ecsuvikings.com : Box Score HAMPTON, VA. – The Elizabeth City State University Viking football team was dealt their first loss of the 2019 season at the hands of Hampton, 65-7, on Saturday evening at Armstrong Stadium. The Pirates came out and struck first with a Deondre Francois five-yard touchdown run at the 12:47 mark of the first quarter. The Florida State transfer connected on a seven-yard pass to Jadakis Bonds for the second touchdown of the afternoon. Shai McKenzie then notched a 30-yard touchdown run to round out the Hampton…

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Fayetteville State pulls away late, advances to CIAA Championship game

From theciaa.com : Anthony Jeffries contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 1, 2019) – Fayetteville State took control of the third quarter to top Elizabeth City State 69-53 in the women’s basketball semifinals of the CIAA Tournament on Friday at the Spectrum Center.The Broncos (21-7) captured their 13th consecutive victory this season. Their reward is a trip to the championship game to face defending champion and nationally-ranked Virginia Union on Saturday. Virginia Union, the Northern Division champions, won the regular-season meeting on the road by 10 points in January. This is…

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Virginia State defense clamps down on Elizabeth City State

From theciaa.com : Anthony Jeffries contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 27th, 2019) – Northern Division champion Virginia State, the No. 1 defensive team in the conference and among the best in the nation, put the clamps on Elizabeth City State to take a 67-54 CIAA men’s basketball quarterfinal matchup at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Wednesday. The Trojans held the Vikings to 32.8 percent shooting in gaining the double-digit win. The 54 points tied the second-lowest point total this season for the Vikings, who also scored the same amount in a…

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ECSU upsets no.2 Bowie State, advances to CIAA Semifinals

From theciaa.com : Jolisa Williams contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 28, 2019) – The No. 6 seeded Elizabeth City State University women’s basketball team edged the No. 2 seeded Bowie State University Bulldogs in the final seconds for a 59-56 victory Thursday afternoon during the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Spectrum Center. The Lady Vikings (16-15) advances to the semifinals for the first time since 2010 and will face the No. 1 seeded of the South – Fayetteville State University Friday, Mar. 1…

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ECSU gets by WSSU to advance to CIAA Women’s quarters

From theciaa.com : Bob Heller contributed to this story Charlotte, NC (February 26, 2019) – The #6 seeded Elizabeth City State University women’s basketball team used a big rally in the second quarter to take control of the game as they cruised to a 65-49 CIAA Tournament win over  #3 seed Winston Salem State University  Tuesday afternoon at Bojangles Coliseum. The Vikings (13-15) will advance to play Bowie State University, the #2 seed in the North on Thursday at the Spectrum Center.  Winston Salem State finishes their season with a 15-13…

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Elizabeth City gets by Winston-Salem State in OT to advance in CIAA Tournament

From theciaa.com : Anthony Jeffries contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 27, 2019) – Elizabeth City State relied on defense to pull out a 62-61 men’s basketball first-round overtime victory over Winston-Salem State in the CIAA Tournament at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The Vikings outscored the Rams 7-0 in the final seven minutes of regulation to force the extra session. In overtime, the Vikings stopped the Rams in the final seconds for the win. The Vikings, seeded fifth in the Northern Division, advanced to play Virginia State, the…

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Bowie State women blowout Elizabeth City Lady Vikings 68-46 in regular season finale

by Bulldogs Sports Information Department ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Bowie State women’s basketball team made a strong finish in its regular season finale on Saturday afternoon, blasting Elizabeth City State by a score of 68-46. The win secures the Bulldogs as the #2 Seed in the North in next weeks’ conference. Bowie State (22-4, 14-3 CIAA, 7-3 North) was led by Pere Alexander and Kyaja Williams with 16 and 15 points respectively. Williams pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and Alexander grabbed five off the glass. Amel Duggins chipped in…

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Elizabeth City State defeats Bowie State 60-55 on senior day

by Vikings Sports Information Department ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2019) – Elizabeth City State held off Bowie State, 60-55, on Senior Day in the Robert L. Vaughan Center for a regular-season ending CIAA victory. Seniors Corey Mendez, Shyheid Petteway and Charles Woods contributed to the victory which gave the Vikings (13-15, CIAA 9-8, North Div. 3-7) a season series split with the Bulldogs (16-12, CIAA 12-5, North Div. 6-4). Junior forward Joseph Allen paced ECSU with a dozen points and eight rebounds while sophomore guard Justin Faison netted 11…

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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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