Onnidan Family it has been awhile since my last post. My last post got thrown back in our Eagle faces by our men basketball when they let the Aggies beat them in the 2013 tournament; now Aggies will say “Aggie Pride-Aggie-Pride..we beat you all....etc..yeayeayyea” nonetheless since then the NCCU Eagle Athletic FUNK is alive and living
My message to our players is to continue embarrassing the 4-Eagle FUNK Fs which is what they have been doing thus far: be Faithful – be Focus – be Eagle FUNK Fearless
The FUNK acronym is Fundamental Understanding and Nurturing Knowledge...
NCCU is now back at the MEAC house that we help build in 1969.
Prior to NCCU leaving the MEAC back in the late 70s we were back-to-back (71 & 72) football conference champs; basketball mmm now..
– strode down to the football section. We have had our door mat seasons for sure just as other fellow HBCUs./universities .. etc and allwill have some more.
NCCU return to the MEAC is nationally recognized. NCCU has been absent from the MEAC for 30 years upon our returning in 2010: Link: http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/stories/2009/09/07/daily42.html?page=all
Now within 5 years of returning to our house (MEAC) the only thing we need to say is “EEEEE EEE EEE FUNK UUUU KNOW Nooorrrrthhh Carrrrrolinnnnnaaa Cennntral Unnniverrity!..etc..etc..etc ..NO Aggie Pride ...NO Behold Green&Gold..NO whatever-else may be the sayings of our other membered institutions. The NCCU EFUNK Athletic Memorial Services has provided the appropriate visitations, viewing and burial services to each of your school athletic campaigns & pride; we do not include the repast services and above all we give no condolences. We have provided these same services to D-I schools such as ACC-NCSU / App. SU-Southern Conference / ODU-Conference USA....etc. There are times when were giving and will be giving these memorial services from others as well; our loses have been respectful and have not all been blowouts..etc
NCCU has set the athletic bar for completion. Our combined athletic efforts are recognized beyond just being 1st in the MEAC with a 24-6 along with an undefeated MEAC record for 2014-15; we have done similarly in 2013-14 as well.
This is the ESPN link: http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2428/north-carolina-central-eagles
AAaaaahhh now you can cock an attitude all you want, but our records is the proof in this pudding.
We did the same thing in the mid to late 80ies with Coach Barnard while being in the CIAA-DII.
As MEAC-DI we are one of the two universities in the nation, that's the USE, with the longest NCAA-DI at home and conference wins in the country. Yes some are saying....”well these wins are among those schools (HBCUs)who do not receive to best players.. & so on & so 4th... Now are not most of the all DI schools African-American. NCCU proven just as of other HBCUs proven to be competitive beyond the conference. NCCU Link: http://nccueaglepride.com/splash.aspx?id=splash_81
This link is for those who are wondering how many schools and which schools.etc..etc. There are 351 DI schools and NCCU is #2. NCAA Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NCAA_Division_I_institutions.
NCCU athletics has brought positive attention to our MEAC organization. I mentioned to others when we first started this MEAC plight that once NCCU becomes full member of the MEAC... things will be different & they are. Yes we mostly still roll to the CIAA... and some will always do so, but we all are now in the mist of this paradigm shift from the CIAA to the MEAC. Yes WSSU and Savanna SU did start this paradigm shift and NCCU followed in pursuit as well, but NCCU is the institution whereby national attention is now on the MEAC due to our aforementioned athletic accomplishments...now Aggies, NCCU does not play to play in the big-dance, we get direct invitations. Yes we gonna get NCAA check(s), but we also gonna show you all how to competitive beyond the conference and hopefully do better that Norfolk did in 2013; oh WSSU will return soon and the MEAC will truly be on high throttle. The combination of Eagles-Aggies-Rams and our combined rallies will trust the MEAC into a higher dimension of athletic competitiveness because we can do not like losing to the other.; oh it is NC-HBCU sibling thing and no you all not invited and just do not understand - just hang on for the ride...
These are the MEAC–NCAA Results for the last 3 years:
NCAA 2012 - http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/basketball-men/d1/2012
15-Norfolk St 86
15-Norfolk St 50 (lost my 34)
NCAA 2013 - http://i.turner.ncaa.com/dr/ncaa/ncaa/release/sites/default/files/external/printable-bracket/2013/bracket-ncaa.pdf
16-NCA&TSU 73 (Play In-Game)
16-NCA&STU – 48 (lost by 31)
NCAA 2014 -http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/tournament/bracket
3-Iowa SU 93
14-NCCU 75 (lost my 18)
NCAA 2015 – to be determined
NCCU existence in the MEAC will increase over all tournament attendance. This is evident when the MEAC was in Winston-Salem(W-S) and Raleigh, NC. I attended the MEAC when it was in Raleigh before NCCU applied for admittance. This was done because I wanted to see what the MEAC was about.
I did not attend the first year the MEAC in W-S. Well since NCCU lose the game there was no need for me along with others to attend. Some who did attend said we were cheated by the refs; this commented by non-alum and alum.
So to all my fellow EEEE EEEE FUNK Eagles and MEACians well.... it is time for most of us to take I-85 N or I-95 N to take VA Hwy 58 E and support our Eagles-Aggies-Rattles-Wildcats-Bulldogs-Tigers... PLEASE CAREFULLY DRIVE 58 until Suffolk-the police does not play and also at the Emporia, VA Hwy 58/1-95 bridge be careful.
See you at the 2015 MEagleAC Tournament in Norfolk & then see you all at the NCCU NCAA Announcement Event that will be held at the gym on Sunday 15.
This event in 2014 was in the gym & the doors opened at 5:30 PM and the announcement was around 7:00PM
NCCU 2015: TBA
EEEEE EEE EEE FUNK UUUU KNOW Nooorrrrthhh Carrrrrolinnnnnaaa Centrralll Unnniverrity!