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Maryland-Eastern Shore @ North Carolina Central

Current Records: Maryland-Eastern Shore 10-8; North Carolina Central 10-8

What to Know

The North Carolina Central Eagles are 12-1 against the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks since December of 2015, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Monday. North Carolina Central has the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome Maryland-Eastern Shore at 7:30 p.m. ET Jan. 23 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium. The teams split their matchups last year, with the Hawks winning the first 79-66 and the Eagles taking the second 68-56.

While not quite a landslide, the game between North Carolina Central and the Delaware State Hornets this past Saturday was still a pretty decisive one as North Carolina Central wrapped it up with a 74-55 win at home.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Maryland-Eastern Shore beat the South Carolina State Bulldogs 76-70 this past Saturday.

North Carolina Central is the favorite in this one, with an expected 7.5-point margin of victory. Those interested in the spread don't face an easy decision since they are 10-3-1 ATS and Maryland-Eastern Shore 10-5.

The wins brought North Carolina Central up to 10-8 and Maryland-Eastern Shore to 10-8. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: North Carolina Central enters the matchup with 17.1 takeaways on average, good for 16th best in college basketball. But the Hawks are even better: they come into the contest boasting the 15th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 17.4. We'll see if that edge gives Maryland-Eastern Shore a route to victory.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium -- Durham, North Carolina
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $29.40


The Eagles are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Hawks, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

North Carolina Central have won 12 out of their last 13 games against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

  • Mar 10, 2022 - North Carolina Central 68 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 56
  • Feb 21, 2022 - Maryland-Eastern Shore 79 vs. North Carolina Central 66
  • Jan 24, 2022 - North Carolina Central 75 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 63
  • Feb 22, 2020 - North Carolina Central 74 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 55
  • Jan 13, 2020 - North Carolina Central 69 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 64
  • Feb 09, 2019 - North Carolina Central 78 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 53
  • Jan 12, 2019 - North Carolina Central 61 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 48
  • Feb 17, 2018 - North Carolina Central 77 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 49
  • Jan 22, 2018 - North Carolina Central 63 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 60
  • Mar 10, 2017 - North Carolina Central 77 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 49
  • Feb 18, 2017 - North Carolina Central 82 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 69
  • Jan 11, 2017 - North Carolina Central 69 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 52
  • Dec 05, 2015 - North Carolina Central 70 vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore 59