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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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Big Apple Buckets 2015-16 NEC Awards and All-Conference Teams

Before we embark on what promises to be a fascinating conference tournament this week, we here at Big Apple Buckets would like to present our NEC awards and all-conference teams.

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NEC Recap, February 25 – Jockeying For Playoff Positioning

Just because the NEC tournament teams have all clinched doesn’t mean the final week of the regular season won’t be exciting! Everyone was jockeying for position coming into tonight, so it’s time to break down the action in a league where the home team has a losing record (39-41) in NEC play.

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