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Their last head-to-head back in January was close, and so far it looks like that's how NC Central and the Hornets will finish this one. After one quarter, neither squad has the contest in the bag, but NC Central leads 40-38 over the Hornets.

If NC Central keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 15-11 in no time. On the other hand, Delaware State will have to make due with a 12-15 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

Delaware State Hornets @ NC Central Eagles

Current Records: Delaware State 12-14, NC Central 14-11

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What to Know

NC Central is 9-1 against the Hornets since January of 2020, and they'll have a chance to extend that success on Monday. Both teams will face off in a MEAC battle at 7:30 p.m. ET at McDougald-McLendon Arena. Delaware State took a loss in their last contest and will be looking to turn the tables on NC Central, who comes in off a win.

NC Central had to suffer through a three-game losing streak, but that streak is no more. They blew past the Hawks, posting a 88-55 win at home. Winning is a bit easier when you work as a team to post 11 more assists than your opponent, as NC Central did.

Meanwhile, the Hornets came up short against the Bulldogs on Saturday and fell 69-62.

The Eagles' victory bumped their record up to 14-11. As for the Hornets, their loss dropped their record down to 12-14.

Looking forward, NC Central is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. For those looking to play the spread, keep NC Central in mind: they have a solid 14-7 record against the spread this season.

NC Central skirted past the Hornets 69-66 in their previous meeting back in January. Does NC Central have another victory up their sleeve, or will the Hornets turn the tables on them? We'll have the answer soon enough.


NC Central is a 4.5-point favorite against Delaware State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Eagles, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is 138 points.

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Series History

NC Central has won 9 out of their last 10 games against Delaware State.

  • Jan 29, 2024 - NC Central 69 vs. Delaware State 66
  • Mar 08, 2023 - NC Central 89 vs. Delaware State 59
  • Feb 18, 2023 - NC Central 66 vs. Delaware State 58
  • Jan 21, 2023 - NC Central 74 vs. Delaware State 55
  • Feb 19, 2022 - NC Central 84 vs. Delaware State 79
  • Jan 22, 2022 - NC Central 73 vs. Delaware State 49
  • Dec 18, 2021 - NC Central 86 vs. Delaware State 53
  • Mar 11, 2020 - NC Central 92 vs. Delaware State 75
  • Jan 25, 2020 - NC Central 72 vs. Delaware State 45
  • Jan 11, 2020 - Delaware State 68 vs. NC Central 66