North Carolina Central Rumors & News

  • Moton signs contract extension worth $2M through 2022

    The Durham News "N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton has signed a contract extension worth a total of $2 million through 2022, making him the highest-paid coach in the school’s history. Moton’s contract, which was extended in May, has an annual base salary of $250,000 for eight years. He now makes more..." August 25

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Report: Nimrod Hilliard IV transferring to NC-Central

    College Basketball Talk "NC-Central has landed their replacement for Jeremy Ingram. Nimrod Hilliard IV, who averaged 14.1 points and 4.9 assists for Lamar as a junior last season, has reportedly committed to NCCU. He is expected to be eligible immediately because of the APR issues that the Cardinals are going..." April 29

  • Iowa State cruises past North Carolina Central 93-75

    Iowa State Daily "Iowa State used a big run and efficient shooting in the second half to put away Friday's second-round game against North Carolina Central, 93-75 At halftime, a near buzzer-beating one-handed tip dunk from Dustin Hogue gave the Cyclones a 45-39 lead heading to the break. Through the..." March 22

  • Son of NC Central’s coach LeVelle Moton is hospitalized

    College Basketball Talk "Buried in the countless human emotions emitted during the NCAA tournament — ND State’s Lawrence Alexander and his three, Cameron Ridley of Texas sinking a buzzer-beater — are the actual, real life situations that affect the coaches and players in the field. Fran McCaffery and Chris Mack of Iowa..." March 21

  • Game Notes: NCCU takes on Iowa State "THE GAME After earning its first-ever trip to the Big Dance, at the NCAA Division I level, the 14th- seeded Eagles of North Carolina Central University face the Big 12 Tournament Champion, the third-seeded Cyclones of Iowa State University for the first time in program history. NCCU is 0-2..." March 19

  • 'Emotional guy' with tear-jerking pregame ritual leads ISU opponent NC Central

    Des Moines Register "You might have to be there in person Friday night to see what could be the most emotional, the most touching moment of the Iowa State-North Carolina Central NCAA Tournament basketball game. It will happen sometime before the 8:50 p.m. start at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. It will involve the..." March 19

  • NC Central coach Moton looks to daughter for inspiration

    Charlotte Observer "Every home game before tip-off, N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton looks into the stands for his 5-year-old daughter, makes eye contact and forms a heart with his hands. Brooke Moton answers with a heart of her own. Both peek through the hearts and blow each other a kiss. They’ve..." March 18

  • NCCU Eagles soar to MEAC title, earn birth into Big Dance "Jeremy Ingram's game-high 29 points coupled with clutch shooting and tenacious defense down-the-stretch was all North Carolina Central University needed to earn its first trip to the NCAA Tournament after taking down third-seeded Morgan State 71-62 in the 2014 MEAC Basketball Tournament..." March 16

  • NCCU takes down NJIT on road in late-season non-MEAC tilt

    Durham Herald-Sun "Jeremy Ingram scored 28 points and gathered seven rebounds as North Carolina Central ran up a 28-point halftime lead and cruised to an 81-62 win over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Tuesday. The win was the 14th-straight for NCCU. Ebuka Anyaorah had 11 points in just 4 minutes of..." February 26

  • First-place Eagles have full attention of MEAC foes

    Durham Herald-Sun "The target on N.C. Central’s back got bigger Monday night. NCCU’s home win over Morgan State landed the Eagles in first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Last season, NCCU coach LeVelle Moton, who once played for the Eagles, talked about his alma mater being the school that all..." February 01