DOVER, Del. -- Jeremy Ingram scored 20 points to lead North Carolina Central to a 54-43 win over Delaware State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday, the Eagles' eighth consecutive victory.
The winning streak ties the eight-game run from the 1996-97 season.
Stanton Kidd had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles (14-7, 7-0).
The Eagles shot 53.8 percent from the field (21 of 39) and outrebounded the Hornets 32-21. The Hornets shot 19 of 50 from the field.
North Carolina Central also outshot Delaware State from the foul line, hitting 9 of 14 to Delaware State's 3 of 12.
The Eagles outscored the Hornets 30-22 in the paint and 12-2 on fast-break points.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|