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NEC Fast Break Season 2, Episode 2

Listen to Ryan Peters and I discuss the NEC in another episodes of the hit podcast NEC Fast Break. In this one we catch up with the players and teams we missed last week.

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Three Thoughts: Bryant 79, Yale 70 – Ndugba Doesn’t Need Redemption

On the scatterplot of Division I head basketball coaches, Bryant’s Tim O’Shea slides toward the upper end of both the laid-back and positivity metrics, so it shouldn’t be that surprising that he was able to brush off Monday’s unfortunate mistake by freshman Ikenna Ndugba that contributes to a tough 91-90 loss at Brown Monday night. […]

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NEC Roundup: Early Thoughts and Power Rankings

Three to five college basketball games is hardly a relevant sample size, but there have been some interesting trends, story lines and awesome individual performances from the first week and a half of the 2016-17 season.

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About Last Night: Nov. 15, 2016

The MAAC let three winnable games slip through its fingers and Sacred Heart surprised Hofstra in a busy night of college basketball.

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About Last Night: Nov. 12, 2016

Saturday was a chance for a few more teams to get into the action, with 36 games in total. In particular the Northeast Conference played a number of games, and one former NEC player had a huge day.

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Top NEC Impact Freshmen For the 2016-17 Season

It’s that time of the year again, when I make my best educated guess as to which freshmen newcomers will provide the most impact within the NEC.

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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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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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