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Moton's home debut headlines doubleheader at NCCU tonight

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LeVelle Moton will make his home debut as head coach at N.C. Central tonight, as the Eagles look to get him his first victory in the nightcap of a basketball doubleheader at McLendon-McDougald Gym.

The Eagles will take on Division III N.C. Wesleyan at 7:30 p.m., following a 5:30 p.m. women's contest between NCCU and Campbell.

Forward Lamar Pittman, who tore his ACL a year ago in preseason practice, is expected to make his debut as an Eagle tonight.

The women's team will still be shorthanded as Chasidy Williams, the leading returning scorer from last season is on the injury list and unable to go.

Men's game

N.C. Wesleyan at N.C. Central

[Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., McLendon-McDougald Gym]

NCCU leads series 1-0

Records: NCWC 0-1, NCCU 0-2.

Audio: WRJD-AM 1410, nccueaglepride.com

Coaches' records - NCWC: John Thompson 202-170 ; NCCU: LeVelle Moton 0-2.

Leading scorers - NCWC: Trey Drake 23.0; NCCU: C.J. Wilkerson 13.5.

Leading rebounders - NCWC: Jarmel Arrington 6.0; NCCU: T.J. Granger 3.5.

Assist leaders - NCWC: Alex Murray 4.0; NCCU: Michael Glasker 4.0.

Women's game

Campbell at N.C. Central

[Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., McLendon-McDougald Gym]

Campbell leads series 7-2

Records: Campbell 1-1, NCCU 0-2.

Audio: WRJD-AM 1410, nccueaglepride.com

Coaches' records - Campbell: Wanda Watkins 433-345; NCCU: Joli Robinson 197-174.

Leading scorers - Campbell: Tonisha Baker 15.0; NCCU: Joanna Miller 9.0.

Leading rebounders - Campbell: Tonisha Baker and Ashley Williamson 4.5; NCCU: Brittany Myatt 5.5.

Assist leaders - Campbell: Kate Cloxton and Lauren Yesh 2.5; NCCU: Blaire Houston and Joanna Miller 4.0.

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