N.C. Central will get its second taste of MEAC competition in women’s basketball tonight at 7, when the Eagles visit South Carolina State at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center.
Freshman Joanna Miller (pictured), who leads Joli Robinson’s club in scoring and assists, is still looking for her first taste of victory as a collegian as the Eagles are 0-5.
SCSU, which will play the Eagles twice this season, is 2-3. Robinson’s assistant Antonio Davis is in his first season with NCCU after spending the previous two seasons as an assistant with the Bulldogs.
N.C. Central at South Carolina State
[Tuesday, 7 p.m., Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg]
SCSU leads series 4-1
Records: NCCU 0-5, SCSU 2-3.
Coaches’ records – NCCU: Joli Robinson 197-174; SCSU: Doug Robertson 61-60, 8-26 at SCSU.
Leading scorers – NCCU: Joanna Miller 16.6; SCSU: Sophilia Hipps 17.6.
Leading rebounders – NCCU: Latoya Bennett 6.4; SCSU: Paris Alston 7.6.
Assist leaders – NCCU: Joanna Miller 2.7; SCSU: Sophilia Hipps 4.1.