Our NEC Individual Awards for the 2012-13 Season

Rather than have John and I release our consensus NEC individual awards, we decided to give each of us a say in who we would choose. As you’ll see, there was some disagreement for a couple of the categories, and we here at Big Apple Buckets support the First Amendment! Onto the five major awards…

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MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor on Springfield and Conference’s Future

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and their fans will descend once again on Springfield, Massachusetts to determine basketball champions at the MassMutual Center.

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Our All-NEC Conference Teams: A Difficult Exercise Indeed

It was the year of parity and unpredictably in the NEC, and that notion certainly extends out to our all-conference awards. There are several worthy candidates, so it was a challenging exercise for John and I to sort out our All-NEC first, second, and third teams. For our individual awards, including Player of the Year, […]

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The Mid-Major Podcast: Championship Week Preview

In the tenth episode of The Mid-Major Podcast we dive into talking about conference tournaments. The NEC and America East are covered in detail, including an interview with Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell.

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NIT Bracketology: Championship Week

NOTE: NIT Bracketology is updated daily now. You can find the latest here. Championship fortnight is here! The best four weekends of the college basketball season are upon us. The next two weeks will be pressure packed with teams trying to get into the postseason and then we’ll get two excellent weekends of action.

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Stony Brook Squeezes Win Over Albany, Closes America East 14-2

The Albany Great Danes came in to Stony Brook looking to do something none of their other conference members had done this year: win a game at Pritchard Gym.

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All-MAAC Team Predictions

Monday we will find out the All-MAAC Teams from first to third, including the candidates for Player of the Year. Until then, John and I give our picks for the first three teams. The MAAC has, in the past, had a six man first team before but we will do top three teams with 15 […]

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The All-NEC Surprise Team: Highlighting the Unexpected Performances

Before John and I go over our actual individual awards tonight and on Monday, I wanted to present our fictitious All-NEC Surprise team. Since some of these players may not crack the all-conference team – although some may very well – allow me to call attention to some players who have unexpectedly provided significant value […]

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Senior Night Ends In Disappointment for Columbia

Guest blogger Jesse Kramer of The Catch and Shoot Blog sent in this guest post from Columbia’s Senior Night on Saturday.

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KenPom Weekly Movers: Murray St. Falls

There wasn’t too much movement this week in the rankings as teams wrapped up conference play. With seasons wrapping up though we can start to look back at where KenPom definitively missed on a couple teams and why. Towson and Old Dominion both find themselves on the opposite sides of the season long lists and […]

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