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NCCU gets upset chance on Senior Night

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N.C. Central is on a three-game winning streak in men's basketball, all at home and against real-live Division I competition.

Tonight, the Eagles (7-20) will see if that recent home-court magic can help them pull off a big upset.

The opponent is Big South Conference leader Coastal Carolina (22-5), coached by former Clemson and Auburn mentor Cliff Ellis.

It's the final home game for NCCU, and Joshua Worthy (pictured) will be honored on Senior Night.

N.C. Central vs. Coastal Carolina

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

First meeting.

Records: NCCU 7-20, CCU 22-5.

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

Coaches' records - CCU: Cliff Ellis 656-389, 46-40 at CCU; NCCU: LeVelle Moton 7-20.

Leading scorer - CCU: Joseph Harris 15.0; NCCU: C.J. Wilkerson 16.1.

Leading rebounder - CCU: Joseph Harris 9.5; NCCU: Nick Chasten 6.2.

Assist leader - CCU: Danny Nieman 3.4; NCCU: Michael Glasker 5.0.

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