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LIU 77, Mount St. Mary’s 74: LIU Hoping Talent Trumps Experience

LIU Brooklyn doesn’t have a single senior on its roster and sometimes that inexperience really shows. Such as when the Blackbirds allow Mount St. Mary’s to grab 44% of its offensive rebounds during the first half.

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Projecting the NEC Regular Season From Here

As we quickly approach the midway point of the NEC conference season, John and I wanted to assess each team’s current standing among the muddle. John, in fact, ran some regular season simulations based on the current standings and KenPom’s rankings using his projection based system.

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Duquesne’s Snowstorm Journey Reminded Jim Ferry Of NYC

Duquesne’s 30-hour journey home from George Mason this weekend reminded head coach Jim Ferry of his days at LIU Brooklyn.

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NEC Recap January 21

Unpredictable. Wide open. Difficult to handicap. This was how most people described the race to the NEC championship back in October and tonight condensed the standings even further. After all of the carnage, the top nine teams are just separated by 2 games.

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NEC Recap January 16 – Six Games Into the Real Season

Today marks the one third mark of the conference season and teams are clearly separating themselves into notable tiers. Let’s break down the action before laying out the NEC standings. 

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NEC Midseason All-Conference Teams

With half of the season in the books, now is the perfect time to announce out my NEC midseason all-conference teams. Figuring out the NEC top 15 wasn’t an easy task, especially given the youth the league possesses, yet I’m confident this group of young men have been worthy of these honors. 

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NEC Recap January 9 – Rounding Out the Eight Day Stretch

We have reached the conclusion of the four games in eight days stretch. With more than 20% of the conference already completed, let’s break down the action from the second Saturday of the New Year.

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NEC Recap January 7: Game Number Three

We are halfway through the furious eight game stretch to start the conference season, therefore allow us to dive right into the action for the first Thursday of the New Year!

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LIU Brooklyn 76, Central Conn. 67 – Rough Sledding For Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – “They’re going to beat somebody” might be the ultimate in backhanded compliments, but it’s become a common refrain for opponents of Central Connecticut the last two seasons. There are many causes, the most prominent being the dismissal of Kyle Vinales before last season, but these aren’t encouraging times for CCSU, now […]

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NEC Recap January 4: Game Number Two

League play is now coming fast and furious, so let’s dive right into the NEC action from Monday evening!

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