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NCCU back home to host High Point

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N.C. Central will continue to look for the first win against a Division I team for first-year coach LeVelle Moton tonight.

The Eagles (2-14) will host Big South member High Point (8-6) at 7 p.m. at McLendon-McDougald Gym.

High Point, coached by Scott Cherry who played for Dean Smith's NCAA Champions at UNC in 1993, has won all three previous meetings including a 70-58 win at the Mills Center on Dec. 29.

NCCU has lost seven straight games, while High Point has won four straight.

C.J. Wilkerson (pictured) is the Eagles' leading scorer.

N.C. Central vs. High Point

[Monday, 7 p.m., McLendon-McDougald Gym]

High Point leads series 3-0.

Records: NCCU 2-14, HPU 8-6.

Audio: WRJD-AM 1410, NCCUEaglePride.com; HighPointPanthers.com.

Coaches' records - HPU: Scott Cherry 8-6; NCCU: LeVelle Moton 2-14.

Leading scorer - HPU: Nick Barbour 19.1; NCCU: C.J. Wilkerson 15.1.

Leading rebounder - HPU: Cruz Daniels 5.8; NCCU: Nick Chasten 6.1.

Assist leader - HPU: Tehran Cox 3.3; NCCU: Michael Glasker 4.9.

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