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Eagles host an MEAC foe tonight

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Coming off its first men's basketball win over a Division I team this season, N.C. Central gets a taste of the conference it will be playing in next season tonight.

The Eagles (5-20) will host MEAC member Maryland-Eastern Shore (7-16) for the second straight season at McDougald-McLendon Gym.

The Hawks, 5-5 in the MEAC this season, beat the Eagles 72-58 in their only meeting last season.

C.J. Wilkerson (pictured) is NCCU's leading scorer.

N.C. Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore

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

UMES leads 16-13.

Records: NCCU 5-20, UMES 7-16.

Audio: WRJD-AM 1410, NCCUEaglePride.com, UMESHawks.com.

Coaches' records - UMES: Frankie Allen 237-332, 14-39 at UMES; NCCU: LeVelle Moton 5-20.

Leading scorer - UMES: Hillary Haley 13.3; NCCU: C.J. Wilkerson 15.7.

Leading rebounder - UMES: Tyler Hines 4.0; NCCU: Nick Chasten 6.0.

Assist leader - UMES: Kevin White 5.4; NCCU: Michael Glasker 5.0.

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