FAMU defeats NC Central 66-57

from Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Nasir Core and Rod Melton, Jr. each scored 17 points as the Florida A&M University men’s basketball team avoided the season sweep with a 66-57 victory over North Carolina Central in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game on Monday afternoonat the Al Lawson Center. Florida A&M (5-12 overall, 3-3 MEAC), which halted the NCCU win streak at two games, led 27-17 at the break and led by as many as 23 points midway through the second half. Melton finished with 17 points, on 7-of-15…

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North Carolina Central defeats Florida A&M 61-45

from Florida A&M Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. | A late second-half run was the difference as the Florida A&M University men’s basketball team dropped its 2020 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener, 61-45, to North Carolina Central on Saturday afternoon at McDougald-McLendon Arena. Florida A&M (2-10 overall, 0-1 MEAC) and North Carolina Central entered the half tied at 28, but the Eagles held the Rattlers without a bucket for the final 8:37 of second half to earn the conference win. Rod Melton, Jr. scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the first half to pace…

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Bethune-Cookman defeats North Carolina Central 27-13 for fourth straight win

From bcuathletics: Next Game: Norfolk State 10/19/2019 | 4:00 p.m. FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY DURHAM, N.C. – Jimmie Robinsonand Akevious Williams each scored two touchdowns as Bethune-Cookman won its fourth straight and remained unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play by defeating North Carolina Central 27-13 Thursday at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium. Robinson scored the first half’s only touchdown on a 54-yard second quarter screen pass and a 79-yard kickoff return after the Wildcat defense held the Eagles to a field goal to start the fourth quarter. “He’s beyond special,” BCU Head Coach Terry Sims said of…

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Florida A&M survives N.C. Central’s bid to spoil their Homecoming

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Ryan Stanley moved closer to another record and Xavier Smith registered over 100 yards receiving as the Florida A&M University football team held off North Carolina Central, 28-21, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game during homecoming at Bragg Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Stanley, who came into Saturday’s conference game needing 333 yards to pass Quinn Gray’s all-time career passing mark of 7,378 yards, threw four touchdown passes and threw for 306 yards. Smith caught the final two touchdown passes, including the game…

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FAMU to host North Carolina Central for homecoming

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to make it two straight in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play as North Carolina Central comes to town for homecoming on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff against the Eagles is set for 2 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  The game will be broadcasted and streamed live on ESPN3. The broadcast crew of Keith Miles(play-by-play) and Albert Chester (color analyst) and Corey Staples (sideline) will call all of the action. In addition, the broadcast team will call the game live on…

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North Carolina Central wins its third straight MEAC Basketball Tournament

From meacsports.com : Final Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 16, 2019–North Carolina Central parlayed a 12-0 run to start the second half and some suffocating defense into a 50-47 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena on Saturday. The Eagles (18-15), the No. 3 seed, receive the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, whose field will be announced on Sunday. The game was a physical affair where every possession was a struggle for both teams. Despite winning…

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MEAC Basketball Tournament: Aggies defeat Eagles in OT thriller

From meacsports.com : Box Score | Updated Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 13, 2019–Ronald Jackson came off the bench to score five of his game-high 21 points in overtime to help second-seeded North Carolina A&T State outlast No. 7 seed Coppin State 82-79 in an overtime thriller in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at Scope Arena on Wednesday. The Aggies advance to the semifinals to take on the winner of the North Carolina Central-Delaware State game on Friday at 8 p.m. The two teams were tied at…

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NCAT’s Kayla White records world’s fastest 200 time of the year

From meacsports.com : Kayla White of North Carolina A&T State is the fastest 200-meter runner in the world this year. The senior out of Miami, Fla., ran against some of the best athletes in the country in the 200m fastest race at the prestigious Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday during the second day of competition.  White blew away the field with the fastest time in the world this year, a 22.82 sprint to finish ahead of Alabama’s Tamara Clark who…

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N.C. Central Ladies’Basketball falls to Memphis 77-56

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Senior Rodneysha Martinscored a game-high 25 points and freshman Ashlyn Lockard provided a season-high 10 points for North Carolina Central University in a 77-56 non-conference road loss at University of Memphis on Saturday. The Tigers used a decisive 16-2 run to finish off the second quarter and then a 15-7 run to close the game to seal to improve to 5-7 overall. Martin made half of her field goals (7-14) and all but one free throw (10-11) to finish just two points shy of her career-high point total with 25 points.…

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NC Central beats down Norfolk State 36-6

From NC Central Athletics:   NORFOLK, Va. – North Carolina Central University amassed five takeaways (3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries) and six sacks, and connected on the second-longest pass play in school history during a 36-6 conference road victory over Norfolk State University at William “Dick” Price Stadium on Saturday. Among NCCU’s five takeaways was a red-zone interception by NCCU senior safety Jaquell Taylormidway through the third quarter, keeping the Spartans off the scoreboard. Two plays later, Eagles quarterback Chauncey Caldwell connected with tight end Sherman McLeod for a 93-yard…

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