NCCU Hands UNCC Its First Loss

North Carolina Central’s blowout win over UNC-Charlotte had fans heading for the exits early in the second half. (Tevin Stinson photo)

North Carolina Central walked into Jerry Richardson Stadium as an underdog, and walked out with a big win. NCCU pounded first-year FCS member UNC Charlotte 40-13, handing the program its first loss in program history. 

NCCU (2-1) took advantage of seven UNCC turnovers, including five interceptions. Freshman Mike Jones picked off two passes and linebacker Tiron Guion forced two fumbles. Adrian Wilkins broke the game open with a 100 yard kickoff return for a touchdown to start the second half. 

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