Elizabeth City State split a basketball double-header against Johnson C. Smith at the Vaughan Center on Saturday.
In the women’s game, Johnson C. Smith beat ECSU 66-53.
Jalyn Brown led the Lady Vikings with 17 points in the loss. The setback placed the Lady Vikings in last place in the CIAA Northern Division.
ECSU defeated the Golden Bulls 81-71, in the men’s contest.
Senior Miykael Faulcon went over the 1,000-point mark in his career at ECSU in the second half. Faulcon finished with 25 points.
DeCarlos Anderson led the Vikings with 28 in the win.
The Vikings are 2-0 on the CIAA portion of the home stand. The Vikings host Winston-Salem State on Monday.
The recent surge by the Vikings has placed them tied for third place in the Northern Division.
ECSU can make up more ground in the standings as Chowan and Lincoln (Pa.) come to the Vaughan Center for the final two games of the current six-game home slate.