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The NEC News Wire: July 16

July 16, 2014

Here are a few noteworthy items which came across the NEC News Wire in the past few days. – Wagner released their non-conference schedule on Tuesday becoming the second NEC team to do so. Wagner’s head coach Bashir Mason and his team has a pretty tough slate of opponents in their 11-game non-conference schedule. They… Read More ›

NEC Suspensions Update

With the Battle of Brooklyn game being the next game for both LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn on Sunday because of the snow storm postponements, here is an update on the St. Francis Brooklyn players suspensions which came out late last night. The four St. Francis Brooklyn players who are affected by the suspensions… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: December 16

With just a few shopping days left until Christmas and with teams either entering or in the middle of their finals hiatus, it is a good time to check up on how some of the other teams in the NEC are getting through their non-conference season with three and half weeks left until the start… Read More ›

NEC MBB Week 1 Recap

With LIU Brooklyn in the middle of a ten day layoff between games, it is a good time to review the first week of the NEC basketball season and see how the rest of the league has started out their 2013-14 campaign. – One upset and one near close upset was the story of the… Read More ›

Opening Weekend across the NEC

First weekend of action across the NEC brought some big time performances, some bizarre stats and one major upset. Overall, the NEC went 4-7 over the first three days of the 2013-14 season. Fairleigh Dickinson, Robert Morris, LIU Brooklyn all got home wins in the season opening games. Yet, the team that got the biggest… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: Pre-NEC Basketball Media Day Edition

In one week, Blackbirds Hoops Journal will hit the road (or mass transportation to be more accurate) to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for the second-ever edition of the NEC Basketball Social Media Day. Last season’s NEC Media Day was my first-ever experience at ANY media day so it was a great treat for me to be… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: Back-to-School Edition

September has arrived and the fall semester is in session at pretty much every NEC school by now. There is it folks, the summer is sadly coming to an end. But day by day, we are getting closer to the return of college basketball as we are now just under a month until the unofficial… Read More ›