Big Apple Buckets’ Mid-Major Podcast Episode 3

We’re back. This week Ryan Peters and Ryan Restivo join me to talk about the NEC and the MAAC with Stony Brook thrown in just for fun at the end. I’ll also have a special podcast about the Ivy League with Michael James on Wednesday morning. You won’t want to miss this one or that […]

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Fairfield Misses Another Opportunity in 67-64 Loss to Niagara

Senior Desmond Wade had plenty of chances to tie the game for Fairfield in the final minute.

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Brown’s Big Day Leads Manhattan Past Marist

The second time around Manhattan was ready for Marist. After coming up just short on the road in December, the Jaspers got revenge at home in a 65-53 victory on Sunday.

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NEC Week 2: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Week two of the NEC season has come and gone, clearing up the conference picture just a bit. The contenders are slowly beginning to separate themselves from the pretenders, but as we expect to be the case for the entire season, the NEC should be just as unpredictable from start to finish. Through 24 conference […]

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SWAC Power Southern Shooting Up KenPom Ranks

Conference play has brought some big movement in the Pomeroy rankings as some teams are playing extremely well and others are faltering against similar competition. A couple of NEC teams even made the most positive movers this week.

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Bryant In Sole Possession of First Place In NEC

The wacky NEC keeps on turning. Just one unbeaten remains and no one is winless. We’re four games in and we might know absolutely nothing. It’s going to be a crazy season. Let’s recap all of Saturday’s action.

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St. Francis Brooklyn Tougher Than Wagner

Wagner’s margin for error is slim and Saturday’s 71-52 loss to St. Francis Brooklyn at the Spiro Sports Center proved that if the Seahawks don’t bring a maximum effort in NEC games things can go wrong real quickly.

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Top Similarities of New York City Teams

A fun little post for the weekend. I loaded up the data to do similarity scores for teams this season. It’s based on the work of Neil Paine, but I refined it a bit last season. These scores are strength of schedule adjusted, but because conference play just started sometimes that causes weird results. I’m […]

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Wagner Takes Home Convincing Win At LIU

On the surface it might’ve seemed like a daunting task. Wagner hadn’t beaten LIU in its last four tries. The Blackbirds hadn’t lost in 31 straight games at the Wellness Center. LIU was the defending NEC champion.

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Convincing Defeats Dominate NEC Thursday

There was plenty of action across the upper east coast tonight for the NEC, so let’s jump right into it! Robert Morris 88, Fairleigh Dickinson 54 If there was any doubt that the Colonials would respond after their two lackluster losses at home, you quickly got your answer in the early going. After one half, […]

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