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Breaking Down the KenPom Rankings of the NEC

The KenPom preseason rankings for the 2016-17 season have arrived! Leaves are turning colors, the air is getting chillier and practices have been underway for several weeks now. Before you know it, November 11 will be upon us!

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Reviewing The NEC Non-Conference Schedules

Every school in the NEC has officially announced its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, so, like we did with the MAAC two weeks ago, let’s hand out some scheduling awards.

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Wagner vs. Creighton: 3 Questions

The NCAA tournament may be in full swing, but Wagner is still playing in the NIT. The Seahawks hopped on a plane in Buffalo, NY and headed straight to Omaha, NE after upsetting St. Bonaventure.

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Photo Gallery: Fairleigh Dickinson 87, Wagner 79

STATEN ISLAND – One of the youngest teams in the country is going dancing.

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FDU Surprises Everyone But Themselves On Way To NEC Crown

STATEN ISLAND – On Feb. 28, 2015 in a game that was little noted nor long remembered, even by the most diehardiest of diehard NEC fans, Fairleigh Dickinson defeated Central Connecticut 73-62 in front of a few dozen people at the Rothman Center. Perhaps the only noteworthy thing was the Knights ended a 15-game losing […]

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FDU 87, Wagner 79: From Worst To First, Knights Win NEC

STATEN ISLAND – In the end, maybe Fairleigh Dickinson was just too young to realize they weren’t supposed to win the NEC. Picked ninth in the preseason conference coaches’ poll, and playing exclusively with freshmen and sophomores (the fourth youngest team in the country according to KenPom), the Knights are headed to the NCAA Tournament […]

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Wagner’s Michael Carey Finally Arrives

“Michael Carey is a grown man,” Wagner coach Bashir Mason tells me, peppering our conversation a few weeks ago with effusive praise for the junior forward.

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Wagner 81, LIU Brooklyn 65: Third Time The Charm In NEC Semifinals

Wagner had been here before. The Seahawks were once again hosting the semifinals of the Northeast Conference tournament. In 2013 and 2014 the Seahawks did just that and lost.

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NEC Recap – The NEC Tournament Quarterfinals

The first round of the NEC tournament was exciting as promised, so let’s break down the action! LIU Brooklyn 84, Sacred Heart 76 After a wonderful first half consisting of timely shooting and fantastic bench play from Iverson Fleming, LIU Brooklyn was able to hold off a Cane Broome surge and a raucous crowd to […]

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The 2016 NEC Tournament Preview

It’s tournament time!

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