2021 Season

2021 Schedule
4-6, 3rd in MEAC S
C.J. Keyser shows no mercy on the rim with thunderous slam (0:22)
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UNC adds Saturday game vs. NC Central

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.

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CFB Live Crew talks Wisconsin's COVID crisis

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

LeVelle Moton irked by silence of white Power 5 coaches (1:42)
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271dMyron Medcalf

NCCU's Moton irked by silence of white coaches

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.

#UndefeatedHBCUDay: Together We Go Further (25:22)
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Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich talk to Mike Tirico, LeVelle Moton and Andy Kennedy

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).

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NC Central beats Delaware State 92-75 in MEAC tourney

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.

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351dMyron Medcalf

Champ Week is here, and questions abound

Can Baylor bounce back? Which Big Ten team will emerge? Who can stop Dayton? Conference tournaments hold the answers.

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NC Central tops NC A&T 86-80 to win MEAC title

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.

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NC Central beats Bethune-Cookman 71-68 in OT

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game69.9237th
Rebounds Per Game29.7404th
Assists Per Game13.0Tied-215th
Points Allowed72.5

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-4
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4