Friday, June 23, 2017

North Carolina Central

NORFOLK Norfolk State (17-16) could not overcome a second-half collapse that saw them give up a 3-point lead at 14:33 minute mark as North Carolina Central (25-8) ignited a 19-0 run that kept NSU scoreless for 11 minutes in the MEAC championship game at the Scope. NCCU guard Patrick Cole, the MEAC Player of the […]

Morgan, NCCU clash Saturday in B’more. Morgan State (10-11, 7-1 MEAC) and North Carolina Central (15-6, 6-1) got wins to set the stage for their showdown for the men’s MEAC lead Saturday in Baltimore. MSU got 21 points from Tiwian Kendley and 17 from Antonio Gillespie in downing Florida A&M, 77-60 Monday. Kendley, a 6-5 […]

Grambling State 10, North Carolina Central 9 ATLANTA It’s quite ironic that the 2nd annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl Saturday in Atlanta to determine the 2016 black college football national champion would come down to a celebration. But that’s exactly what made the difference in a dramatic 10-9 victory for SWAC champion Grambling State […]

LUT WILLIAMS BCSP Editor For the third straight year, the season-ending rivalry game between North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central will determine the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football champion. “This is Florida/Florida State. This is North Carolina/North Carolina State,” said sixth-year A&T head coach Rod Broadway who has coached in such big games at both […]

Bethune-Cookman catcher/designated hitter Michael Cruz saw his name announced in the seventh round of the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft on Friday, selected by the Chicago Cubs with the 224th overall pick. Cruz, a 5-foot-11, 210-pound junior from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, was the first HBCU product to go off the draft board and joins […]

LUT WILLIAMS BCSP Editor For black college players, the 2016 NFL Draft went just about as projected. The three players selected in last week’s three-day draft – South Carolina State defensive tackle Javon Hargrave, North Carolina Central defensive back Ryan Smith and S. C. State tight end Temarrick Hemingway – all from the MEAC, were […]