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NEC Recap – January 24

The conference season is almost halfway over, so it’s time to breakdown all of the action for January 24!

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Three Thoughts: Central Conn. 53, Wagner 50 (Plus Story Behind Brandon Peel’s Winner)

It was inevitable that Howie Dickenman would bring up Tate George and Scott Burrell after Faronte Drakeford and Brandon Peel pulled off the play of the NEC season Saturday night with a play eerily reminiscent of UConn’s winner in the 1990 Sweet 16 against Clemson to lead CCSU to a 53-50 win over Wagner at […]

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NEC Weekend In Review

A lot went down in the NEC this past weekend, and while Ryan had time to prepare a NEC Weekend Recap, here are some of my thoughts about the past week in NEC play.

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NEC Recap – January 17/18

With six NEC games in the books, tiers are beginning to form inside the conference. With the exception of Sacred Heart, there have been few surprises (in my humble opinion) thus far. Let’s sift through the weekend action with one-third of the conference season being complete.

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Three Thoughts: LIU Brooklyn 71, Central Conn. 66

Among the many cliches used by basketball coaches is, “They’re going to beat somebody, we don’t want it to be us” when playing a struggling team. And as with all cliches, there is a modicum of truth in there. For instance, as poorly as Central Connecticut has played and as undermanned as the Blue Devils […]

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NEC Midseason Awards and All-Conference Teams

With 13-15 games in the books for each NEC squad, it’s time to break out an unofficial awards post! In assessing our midseason all-conference teams, we placed a little more weight on the four conference games when trying to decipher who does and doesn’t belong.

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NEC Recap – January 10

With four conference games in the books, the teams are beginning to separate into tiers that are indicative of their potential. Let’s recap all of the action from Saturday.

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NEC Recap – Jan. 8

The first Thursday of the NEC season featured several interesting matchups, including one pitting two 2-0 teams against each other. Let’s jump right into the recap for all five games.

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NEC Recap — Jan. 5

Then there were three. In the second night of NEC play three teams remained undefeated after the first weekend thanks to big Monday victories.

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NEC Recap – Opening Day, Jan. 3

On the first Saturday of 2015, the NEC kicked off its conference season with five games. Let’s dive right into it by breaking down the action from all five.

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