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 28

Your trusty guide, Ryan Peters isn’t here for the final Saturday of the regular season. So I’m going to be taking the reigns as every home team won on Saturday.

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Herenda And FDU Humbled This Season; But Future Still Bright

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine When I last saw Greg […]

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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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NEC Recap – February 21

Tiebreakers! As currently constructed, the NEC standings are locked into a tiebreaker hell, so in the meantime let’s sort through Saturday’s action to see how the rankings are shaking out.

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Three Thoughts: Sacred Heart 80, Robert Morris 76

We all want to think our hard work will pay off in whatever we do, maybe it’s a promotion, maybe it’s just benching more or running a faster 5K. The zero-sum game of team athletics doesn’t always lend itself to linear growth, however. To climb the ladder, you must push someone else down a rung. […]

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NEC Recap – February 19

On the second to last Thursday of the regular season, all eight teams have officially punched their ticket to the NEC tournament. Now it’s all about seeding, so let’s break down the action to see where everyone stands with just three regular season games remaining.

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Mount St. Mary’s: A Half-Court Defensive Juggernaut?

While you may chuckle at the very thought of Mount St. Mary’s as a defensive stalwart in the NEC, I was asking myself this very question last Thursday, as the Mount led the visiting Pioneers in the second half, 39-30.

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Three Thoughts: St. Francis Brooklyn 71, Sacred Heart 62

Perhaps the only thing with more of a consensus in the NEC than Jalen Cannon winning Player of the Year is Glenn Braica being the guy fellow coaches would love to see win if they can’t. But even Braica – one of the best guys in college basketball – can sometimes reach, maybe not a […]

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St. Francis Brooklyn Clear NEC Favorite, Finally Its Time?

“Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things.” – Andy Dufresne Hope does spring eternal and all that, but many times rather than fully being allowed to blossom, we temper it, knowing that it may be a false alarm, a mirage, a ruse designed to play to our emotions before cruelly disappearing like […]

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