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Impact NEC Freshmen for the 2014-15 Season

On Monday I released my top impact transfers of the Northeast Conference; now it’s time for the freshmen.

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Kyle Vinales Arrested, Status At CCSU Unknown

Merely six days ago, a soft-spoken Kyle Vinales sat at a table inside the Barclays Center for the Northeast Conference (NEC) Social Media Day.

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Impact NEC Transfers for the 2014-15 Season

Every season you can always count on several transfers — junior college or Division I — to make an immediate impact in the NEC.

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Big Apple Buckets Patriot League Individual Awards

In advance of tomorrow’s media day, Big Apple Buckets would like to present their preseason all-conference teams and individual awards for the Patriot League.

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Big Apple Buckets NEC Preseason Individual Awards

Earlier this offseason we posted a “Way Too Early”  all-conference assortment on the NEC, so now John and I are making it official.

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Andy Toole Hopes to Solve the NEC Tournament Puzzle

On March 9, 2011, Robert Morris held a slim two-point advantage over LIU Brooklyn with three minutes left in overtime. Believe it or not, that moment was the closest Andy Toole has ever gotten to qualifying for the NCAA tournament as the Colonials head coach.

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Jack Perri Hopeful For Better Health and Luck

Even with a Northeast Conference tournament championship on his resume, Jack Perri’s first two seasons as LIU Brooklyn’s head coach have been a bumpy ride to say the least.

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Picking Out the Best of the NEC Non-Conference Schedule

With every NEC team’s non-conference schedule finally released (thanks Saint Francis!), I went through the games I’m most looking forward to as a fan.  For a complete breakdown of every NEC program’s out-of-conference schedule, I highly recommend taking a look at Nelson Castillo’s NEC schedule breakdown over at The Blackbirds Hoops Journal.

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Projecting the Patriot League

Thanks to the excellent work of Dan Hanner, we’re aware that no other mid-major conference returns more experience than the Patriot League.

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Krimmel Optimistic Saint Francis Will Contend

Down 11 points with 9:33 remaining in the Northeast Conference (NEC) quarterfinals, it was shaping up to be another ho-hum season for Saint Francis University basketball. There was some progress worth highlighting, but a 9-21 final record would’ve given the Red Flash four straight seasons of failing to reach ten wins, and 23 consecutive years […]

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