College Basketball Roundup: Charlotte improves to 2-0, beats Maryland-Eastern Shore

NC Central lost at Liberty

CHARLOTTE — Jackson Threadgill’s 14 points helped Charlotte defeat Maryland-Eastern Shore 80-47 on Monday night.

Threadgill was 5 of 7 from the floor and for the 49ers (2-0). Brice Williams scored 13 points and added seven rebounds. Igor Milicic Jr. was 5-of-8 shooting and finished with 13 points.

The Hawks (1-2) were led in scoring by Da’Shawn Phillip, who finished with 16 points. Zion Styles added 13 points and three steals for Maryland-Eastern Shore. Dionte Johnson had seven points and two steals.

Charlotte led at halftime at 41-18. Milicic paced the team in scoring in the first half with 13 points.

Charlotte’s next game is Thursday against Boise State.

Liberty 79, NC Central 63

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Darius McGhee scored 27 points as Liberty beat North Carolina Central 79-63 on Monday night.

McGhee added three steals for the Flames (2-1). Brody Peebles shot 4 for 7, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc, to add 12 points. Shiloh Robinson recorded eight points and finished 4 of 7 from the field.

The Eagles (0-3) were led by Justin Wright, who recorded 16 points and two steals. NC Central also got 10 points from Devin Butts. In addition, Kris Monroe had nine points.

NC Central hosts Mid-Atlantic Christian on Wednesday.