Eagles head from a big win to another big game
Anthony McDonald scored a game-high 21 points and Jordan Parks recorded his second straight double-double (13 points, 13 boards) to lead North Carolina Central University to a convincing 61-39 victory in Sunday’s nightcap of the “Big Apple Classic” inside the Barclays Center in New York City.
The Eagles held Howard to just 29.5 percent shooting (13 of 44) from the field. Howard (5-5, 1-1 MEAC) was topped by James Daniel with 14 points as the only Bison to score in double figures.
It was NCCU’s fifth win in a row.
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The Eagles (6-3 overall, 2-0 MEAC) visit the Maryland Terrapins (8-1) at 7 p.m. tonight (Dec. 10.)
Tonight’s game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
The NCCU women will take on Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. tonight (Dec. 10) in Blacksburg and then follow that game up with another ACC opponent – playing at Syracuse at 2 p.m. Sunday.
10th annual Little River trail runs set for Jan. 17
Registration is underway for the popular Little River 10-mile and 7-mile trail runs in northern Durham County. The 10th annual running of the LRTR will be Jan. 17 on the single-track trails at Little River Regional Park.
Proceeds from the $40 entry fee go to benefit the Little River Regional Park. The previous races have resulted in over $51,000 in donations. For more information, see trailheads.org/lrtr/.
Golfers place in CGA Four-Ball
Durham golfer Therese St. Peter teamed with Susan Colatsky of Raleigh on Sunday to card an 80 and placed fourth in the women’s division of the Carolina Golf Association’s One-Day Four-Ball Tournament of Champions at Pinehurst Course No. 5 in Pinehurst.
Bob Teseny and Billy Williford, both of Durham, shot a 77 to place fifth in the men’s “A2” flight, while Durham’s Joel Hillygus and Brian Hanczaryk were fifth in the “B2” flight with their 77.