North Carolina Central has the only unblemished conference record among HBCU men’s basketball programs heading into the final week of the regular season.
The Eagles also boast the nation’s second longest home court winning streak which stands at 34 victories.
NCCU (23-6, 15-0 MEAC) is currently ranked No. 23 in the mid-major top 25 poll.
Their display of dominance throughout the year has landed them within the top 15 among all Division 1 programs, according to the NCAA.com men’s basketball power rankings.
North Carolina Central is ranked No. 14, just two spots below ACC power Notre Dame.
“The Eagles have hung around the top 15, but finally made their move. They wrap up the regular season vs. North Carolina A&T on Thursday.”
North Carolina Central, winners of the MEAC regular season crown, will head into the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed.