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The NEC 2015-16 Season Preview

It’s been a quiet offseason for yours truly for a number of reasons that you probably could care less about. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t kept track of the league; in fact, just the opposite! I was on the scoop for Blue Ribbon, so allow me (and John) to muddle some thoughts together for […]

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KenPom Releases NEC Rankings for 2015-16 Season

With less than three weeks remaining from the first jump ball in the college basketball season, Ken Pomeroy was gracious enough to unveil his highly anticipated rankings this past weekend. Prognostication is usually a fool’s game for the most part, yet breaking down a well-respected advanced statistics projection system such as KenPom is a fun exercise […]

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Way Too Early NEC All-Conference Teams

As the NEC writer for the upcoming Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, I’ve started my deep analysis for each individual program. I still have several coaches to speak with throughout the summer, but I wanted to convey my current thoughts on the conference’s returning individual talent. Because 10 of 15 players have graduated or transferred from last […]

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Way Too Early NEC RPM Projections

Another offseason means another chance to use returning-possession minutes (RPM) to try and predict the upcoming college basketball season.

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Mount St. Mary’s Forward Andrew Smeathers to Forgo His Senior Season

Mount St. Mary’s forward Andrew Smeathers will not return for his senior season, a source inside the Mountaineers program told Big Apple Buckets yesterday.

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NEC Tournament Recap – The First Round

Well, that was fun, but only if you’re a Bryant fan! For the first round of the NEC tournament, there was plenty of exciting action and great performances to sift through.

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The 2015 NEC Tournament Preview

In what was originally thought of as an unpredictable conference, the Northeast Conference turned out to be … well, predictable!

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10,000 Sims: NEC and Patriot League Tournaments

Will St. Francis Brooklyn earn a berth into its first ever NCAA tournament? Maybe yes, maybe no.

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NEC Awards and All-Conference Teams for the 2014-15 Season

With the 2014-15 Northeast Conference regular season in the books, now is the time for John and I to announce our awards and all-conference teams for the end of the season.

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NEC Recap – February 26

The NEC postseason is almost here! After tonight’s action, just one regular season game remains for each team before the conference tournament begins next Thursday. Let’s break down all of the action as the top eight teams (well not the top seeded St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers) continue to jockey for position.

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