NC Central lays 29-point beatdown on North Carolina Wesleyan 87-58

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications DURHAM, N.C. — Junior forward Kiyana Brown scored a career-high 22 points and freshman guard Paris McBride flirted with a triple-double to lead the North Carolina Central women’s basketball team to an 87-58 non-conference victory over North Carolina Wesleyan on Monday afternoon inside McDougald-McLendon Arena. Brown led all scorers, swishing 22 points in her first start of the season. She had a hot hand throughout the contest, shooting with 11-of-16 precision (68.9%) from the field. Brown, whose previous best was 12 points at Long…

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NC Central Women’s Hoops adds North Carolina Wesleyan for Monday home game

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications DURHAM, N.C. — The North Carolina Central women’s basketball team has added a non-conference home game to its schedule for Monday, Jan. 11, when the Eagles will host North Carolina Wesleyan College inside McDougald-McLendon Arena at 12 p.m. A game preview with notes will be published on Friday for Monday’s game against the Battling Bishops. Fans will have the opportunity to watch the Eagles’ first game of 2021 on the NCCU Sports Network.

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NC Central gets by Southern in OT

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : IOWA CITY, Iowa – North Carolina Central University and Southern University needed a second-helping of basketball to decide a winner, and the Eagles shot over 80 percent in overtime to down the Jaguars, 85-78 in a Thanksgiving Day nail-biter at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. NCCU (1-1) and SU (0-1) were evenly matched in the first half, and both teams took turns going on runs.  The Eagles sprinted ahead with an 11-0 run to lead 22-14 with 9:26 left in the first period, and held the Jaguars without a…

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NC Central’s Bryan Mills accepts invitation to Senior Bowl

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications: When North Carolina Central senior cornerback Bryan Mills accepted an invitation to participate in the Reese’s Senior Bowl on Wednesday, he became just the third NCCU Eagle in school history to earn an invitation to the nation’s most prestigious college all-star game. Mills, a native of Palmdale, Calif., joins former NFL Pro Bowl selections Doug Wilkerson (1970) and Robert Massey (1989) as the only NCCU representatives invited to play in the Senior Bowl. The Reese’s Senior Bowl is scheduled for Jan. 30, 2021,…

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North Carolina Central Athletics announces partnership with Peak Sports MGMT

Via North Carolina Athletic Communications: DURHAM, N.C. – The North Carolina Central Department of Athletics announced on Thursday a new partnership with Peak Sports MGMT to oversee multimedia rights and enhance the NCCU Athletics marketing brand. “We are excited about this opportunity to create additional revenue through a well-established and highly regarded company, Peak Sports MGMT,” NCCU Director of Athletics Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree said. “Peak Sports MGMT has proven success in developing relationships between athletics programs and the corporate community, which will enhance our program and allow us to meet our…

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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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