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Observations and Notes From NEC Media Day

For the fifth straight year, I traveled to the Barclay’s Center to cover NEC Social Media Day, an event I always enjoy covering. Besides getting to catch up with a majority of the league’s coaches and SIDs, this day also signals that college basketball is right around the corner!

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Breaking Down the KenPom Rankings of the NEC

The KenPom preseason rankings for the 2016-17 season have arrived! Leaves are turning colors, the air is getting chillier and practices have been underway for several weeks now. Before you know it, November 11 will be upon us!

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Can Freshman PG Ikenna Ndugba Elevate Bryant?

When the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook is released later this off-season (you can reserve a copy here!), many might be surprised that I picked Bryant to finish fourth in the Northeast Conference.

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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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