The UNC-N.C. Central game brings together two nearby programs, with the Tar Heels based in Chapel Hill and the Eagles of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference based in Durham about 20 minutes away.
— DeVante' Jones scored 19 points as Coastal Carolina topped NC Central 78-71 on Monday night.
— Luka Garza had 26 points and 10 rebounds and No. 5 Iowa opened the season with a 97-67 victory over North Carolina Central on Wednesday.
Wendi Nix, Todd, McShay, and David Pollack discuss the decision to pause all Wisconsin sports activity and Trevor Lawrence's indecision on whether or not to return for another year. Wendi talks to Tom Allen about Indiana's upset over Penn State last weekend and looking forward to this week's matchup against Rutgers
Historically Black colleges and universities are increasingly getting into the game for elite-level college basketball recruits. Does the trend have staying power?
LeVelle Moton, men's basketball coach at the HBCU North Carolina Central University, says he wants more white Power 5 coaches to stop being silent in the wake of George Floyd's death.
It's a loaded episode of Courtside. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich first talk to broadcaster Mike Tirico about his days calling Big Ten basketball with Dan, Hubie Brown's straight talk with NBA coaches and John Gruden (5:26). Then, the guys talk to North Carolina Central's head coach Levelle Moton about starting his career as a middle school teacher and his long list of prominent mentees (33:42). Finally, UAB's head coach Andy Kennedy stops by to discuss returning to coach at his alma mater in the middle of a pandemic and the story of Gene Bartow going from UCLA to UAB (48:14).
Kobe Bryant's emergence in the '90s popularized what had been a unique first name. These college players talk about the experience of sharing the name -- especially since Bryant's death.
C.J. Keyser scored a career-high 26 points and led five in double-figure scoring as top-seeded North Carolina Central rolled past No. 8 seed Delaware State 92-75 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
Jibiri Blount grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 19 points, including a go-ahead free throw with 6:04 to play, and NC Central beat North Carolina A&T 86-80 on Thursday night to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championship.
C.J. Keyser scored 15 points, including a go-ahead layup with 1:23 left in overtime, and North Carolina Central beat Bethune-Cookman 71-68 on Monday night to remain undefeated at home.
Jibri Blount had 20 points, including a jumper late in regulation that sent the game into extra periods, as NC Central narrowly beat South Carolina State 83-82 in double overtime on Saturday.
Jibri Blount had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Deven Palmer added 15 points and North Carolina Central beat Howard 80-65 on Monday night for its 15th straight home victory.
Jibri Blount had 28 points and 18 rebounds as NC Central stretched its home win streak to nine games, getting past Maryland Eastern Shore 74-55 on Saturday.
Kameron Langley had a triple-double with 12 points, a career-high 13 assists and 11 rebounds and North Carolina A&T beat rival North Carolina Central 77-60 on Monday night, the Aggies' eighth consecutive home victory.
Jibri Blount grabbed nine rebounds and scored 20 points, including the game-winning shot with 2.2 seconds left, and North Carolina Central Beat Morgan State 58-57 on Monday night to win its fifth straight.
Deven Palmer had a season-high 21 points as North Carolina Central narrowly beat Coppin State 68-63 on Saturday.
As the NCAA at large continues to grapple with the business of college basketball, programs such as the North Carolina Central Eagles take to the road with a focus on ... survival.
With a month to go (or less) in the regular season, here are the leaders in the clubhouse for Player of the Year honors.
C.J. Keyser scored 23 points and North Carolina Central handed Norfolk State its second straight loss after starting Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with six straight wins, posting a 69-63 victory on Monday night.
Freshman star Cole Anthony scored 26 in his first game in nearly two months, but the Tar Heels lost the game -- and Brandon Robinson to a knee injury.
C.J. Keyser had a career-high 23 points as NC Central extended its home win streak to seven games, defeating South Carolina State 73-56 on Saturday.
Points Per Game72.5Tied-192nd
Rebounds Per Game27.3418th
Assists Per Game12.3278th