With one week in the books for the season, we’re beginning a weekly feature here at Big Apple Buckets that breaks down the NEC several different ways. Let’s begin with our stock watch!
Sacred Heart stunned Hartford in the final game of the Connecticut 6 triple header, controlling the game throughout and blowing out the Hawks with a decisive 71-53 victory.
With eight NEC programs beginning their 2014-15 season tonight, we summarized all of the opening night action. Going in, it wasn’t expected to be a strong night for the conference — according to KenPom, five of the eight teams were overwhelming underdogs (10% chance to win or less) with only Robert Morris considered as a moderate […]
Most coaches won’t hesitate to tell you how difficult it is to win a basketball game at the Division I level. No matter how easy it may appear, success is never taken for granted for those who have been part of the coaching grind.
This is the third in what will be 10 preview capsules as we prepare for this NEC season! Click here for #10 Fairleigh Dickinson and here for #9 LIU Brooklyn.
On Monday I released my top impact transfers of the Northeast Conference; now it’s time for the freshmen.
Every season you can always count on several transfers — junior college or Division I — to make an immediate impact in the NEC.
Earlier this offseason we posted a “Way Too Early” all-conference assortment on the NEC, so now John and I are making it official.
With every NEC team’s non-conference schedule finally released (thanks Saint Francis!), I went through the games I’m most looking forward to as a fan. For a complete breakdown of every NEC program’s out-of-conference schedule, I highly recommend taking a look at Nelson Castillo’s NEC schedule breakdown over at The Blackbirds Hoops Journal.
Because point guard play has been a strength for the NEC in previous seasons, it’s expected the position will take a significant step back with the graduations of Julian Norfleet, Sidney Sanders, Jr., and Jason Brickman – the latest NCAA student athlete to crack 1,000 career assists. All three all-conference first teamers will be sorely missed. We’d […]
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