Who's Playing

Maryland-Eastern Shore @ North Carolina Central

Current Records: Maryland-Eastern Shore 8-13; North Carolina Central 14-11

What to Know

The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are 0-11 against the North Carolina Central Eagles since December of 2015, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Monday. The Hawks are on the road again Monday and play against North Carolina Central at 7:30 p.m. ET Feb. 21 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium. Coming off of a loss in a game they were expected to win, Maryland-Eastern Shore now face the more daunting task of proving themselves against unfavorable odds.

Maryland-Eastern Shore came up short against the South Carolina State Bulldogs this past Saturday, falling 70-63. What made the defeat an especially bitter pill for Maryland-Eastern Shore to swallow was that they had been favored by 10.5 points coming into the game.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, North Carolina Central beat the Delaware State Hornets 84-79 this past Saturday.

The Hawks are now 8-13 while the Eagles sit at 14-11. Two stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Maryland-Eastern Shore comes into the contest boasting the 11th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 17.3. Less enviably, North Carolina Central is stumbling into the matchup with the most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 15.8 on average.

How To Watch

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


The Eagles are a solid 5.5-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 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

North Carolina Central have won all of the games they've played against Maryland-Eastern Shore in the last eight years.

  • 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