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Injuries, Especially Isaiah Blackmon’s, Derailed SFU Last Season

It’s that time of the year again. I’ve begun the process of researching each NEC program in order to write all 10 team previews for the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook. Last week I spoke with Saint Francis University coach Rob Krimmel. We discussed his 2016-17 roster, their prospects heading into next season, and the unfortunate 6-game slide that ruined […]

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Breaking Down Cane Broome’s Transfer From Sacred Heart

In a move that was predicted by some across the NEC, combo guard Cane Broome has requested and was granted his release from Sacred Heart.

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NEC Recap – The NEC Tournament Quarterfinals

The first round of the NEC tournament was exciting as promised, so let’s break down the action! LIU Brooklyn 84, Sacred Heart 76 After a wonderful first half consisting of timely shooting and fantastic bench play from Iverson Fleming, LIU Brooklyn was able to hold off a Cane Broome surge and a raucous crowd to […]

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The 2016 NEC Tournament Preview

It’s tournament time!

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Big Apple Buckets 2015-16 NEC Awards and All-Conference Teams

Before we embark on what promises to be a fascinating conference tournament this week, we here at Big Apple Buckets would like to present our NEC awards and all-conference teams.

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NEC Recap, February 25 – Jockeying For Playoff Positioning

Just because the NEC tournament teams have all clinched doesn’t mean the final week of the regular season won’t be exciting! Everyone was jockeying for position coming into tonight, so it’s time to break down the action in a league where the home team has a losing record (39-41) in NEC play.

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Howie Dickenman Continues to Mentor Anthony Latina Every Step of the Way

Anthony Latina needed a morale boost, a pick-me-up, anything, really, considering the position his team was in halfway through this season.

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Sacred Heart’s Cane Broome Should Win the NEC POY

In a league full of parity and teams that mostly pride themselves on balance and depth, Cane Broome has undoubtedly stood out from the rest of the pack.

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Junior Robinson: The Underrated Engine That Drives Mount St. Mary’s

On Tuesday alongside Martin Hermannsson, Junior Robinson earned the first NEC Player of the Week award of his collegiate career, and deservedly so. The 5’5 sophomore was excellent in two pivotal home wins over Sacred Heart and Saint Francis University last week, averaging 23.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 3.5 apg while shooting 48.3% from the […]

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What Does Elijah Minnie’s Dismissal Mean for Robert Morris?

“The Colonials are the [New England] Patriots of the NEC. You have to assume they’ll be near the top of the standings every single year.”

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