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Simulating the NIT

Well, the NIT bracket is set! Now it is time to actually play the game. Predicting the NIT can be hazardous for all sorts of reasons, but it’s still fun. I gave it a shot. And you should too.

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Final NIT Bracketology

Well today is the end of the journey for bracketology. The bracketologists who project the NCAA tournament and the few of us that toil away with the NIT will learn the answers to the test in a few hours. This is my final shot at NIT bracketology for 2014.

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NIT Bracketology: March 15

MY FINAL OFFICIAL NIT BRACKET HAS BEEN RELEASED. YOU CAN VIEW IT HERE. This is my last NIT bracket until all the dust settles. Considering the Atlantic 10 final could include St. Bonaventure and Georgia St. still needs to win two games in the Sun Belt to avoid cashing in its NIT automatic bid the […]

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NIT Bracketology: March 13

There’s a new bracket out! There will be 1 more tomorrow (Selection Sunday). There’s a lot of discussion about mid-major conference tournaments going on right now. Most of the focus is on the fact that the teams that were the No. 1 seeds won’t get to play in the NCAA tournament, where they could’ve represented […]

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Why Mount St. Mary’s Dominated Robert Morris in the NEC Championship

If a Mount St. Mary’s team that finished 8-21 the season prior wasn’t ready for the 2013 NEC championship against LIU Brooklyn, the reigning conference champions, they certainly were ready this time around. Right out of the gate, the Mountaineers couldn’t miss a shot, hitting 12 of their first 16 attempts, building a double-digit lead […]

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NEC Championship Live!

We wanted a way to have lots of people comment about the NEC championship game between #4 seed Mount St. Mary’s and #1 seed Robert Morris as it happens. Join us for this CoverItLive event!

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NEC Semifinals Roundup – March 8

The NEC has to be thrilled with how both games were showcased this afternoon on Fox College Sports and MSG+. Both semifinal matchups went right down to the wire, but in the end there will be a rematch of the 2009 NEC championship game between Mount St. Mary’s and Robert Morris. To the recaps…

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NEC Tournament Round Up: March 5

This is March! Thrilling comebacks, big upsets, the quarterfinals of the NEC men’s basketball tournament had it all on Wednesday night. Big Apple Buckets had writers in Emmitsburg, MD and Staten Island, NY but there was also game action in Rhode Island and out in Moon Township, PA. What a night!

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2014 NEC Tournament Preview: An E-mail Discussion

Tonight the NEC kicks off its long awaiting postseason tournament, so John and I felt it was a great time to preview the 2014 NEC Tournament with an e-mail chat.

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Tempo-Free NEC: Predicting the Postseason

It’s been a fun 16 games! Now it seems almost sad that we’ll play just seven more NEC games this season in order to get to a conference champion. Before all of that fun starts let’s take a look at the final efficiency standings for conference play.

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