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NEC MBB Mid-Season Report Card

January 2, 2013

In just several hours, the NEC conference gets underway and we all begin to see who in actuality are the real NEC title contenders or just disappointing pretenders. Since the non-conference season is finally over and pretty much every NEC team got about a dozen or so games under their belt, it is time now… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn moving back up in KenPom rankings

Last night, after LIU Brooklyn’s 97-70 win at Rice, the Blackbirds evened their record to 4-4. LIU is now on a four-game winning streak after starting the season on a four-game losing streak. As their season has yo-yo’ed so far, so has their KenPom ranking. KenPom is a ranking created by advanced-statistics guru Ken Pomeroy… Read More ›

The 2012-13 NEC Consensus MBB Poll

Now that the NEC Preseason Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll has been released and everyone with either full or partial knowledge of the Northeast Conference has taken their shots on predicting how the NEC will end up, I wanted to find out what the consensus was among the¬†prognosticators. So I dusted off the abacus and went… Read More ›

Blackbirds Hoops Journal’s 2012-13 NEC Men’s Basketball Preseason Preview

One of the most¬†anticipated¬†Northeast Conference men’s basketball season is fast approaching and soon the NEC will be releasing their 2012-13 preseason coaches poll at the NEC “Social” Media Day on October 23. Now that we can close the book on the LIU suspensions front and we all can begin to look ahead at what should… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: October 5

In exactly one week, the 2012-13 college basketball season officially gets underway with the start of practices around the country. With the arrival of October, the start of preview and prediction season has gotten underway. The debates start revving up on which teams will finish where, who will win what awards, who will have good… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: September 28

We are now exactly two weeks for the first official day of practice and the start of the 2012-13 college basketball season. 6am workouts will soon turn into 6am practices. We are also just over three weeks from the big in-person NEC “Social” Media Day for Men’s and Women’s basketball at the Barclays Center in… Read More ›

BHJ’s Top 30 Players in the Northeast Conference for 2012-13: #10-#1

So here we are. We finally made it to the Top 10. If you been following the NEC for last few years, all of these names should be very familiar. All of these players will be looked upon to be major contributors to their teams this season. On this Top 10, you have all seven… Read More ›