With the 26th annual NEC Women’s Basketball Tournament set to tip off this afternoon, there’s been a lot of buzz on Twitter this morning concerning the four quarterfinal matchups.
It’s anyone’s guess as to who will win this afternoon’s quarterfinal contests, but in terms of Tweeting, Mount St. Mary’s and Monmouth have jumped out to early leads with outpourings of support and excitement from their communities and fan bases.
Saturday’s NEC WBB Quarterfinal Schedule
#1 Sacred Heart vs. #8 Fairleigh Dickinson, 1:00 pm
#2 Quinnipiac vs. #7 Mount St. Mary’s, 2:00 pm
#3 Monmouth vs. #6 LIU Brooklyn, 4:00 pm
#4 Robert Morris vs. #5 Saint Francis (PA), 5:00 pm
Today’s Pre-game Tweets
@CraigCD13 – Tip of first QF is 60 min away. Making myself large Cosby-style hoagie, then set for afternoon of NEC hoops!
Sounds like a plan Craig!
@MountAthletics – WBB makes its 21st appearance in 23 years in the NEC Tournament at Quinnipiac today at 2 p.m. #MOUNTAINEERPRIDE #GOMOUNT!
@breezyhoops – Game day!!!! Here we go mount !!!!
@MyBeautyIsPure – Today I will be playing in my first college basketball playoff game! 🏀 so exciting! #GoMount!
@Knockout_kay5 – good luck to my best friend @MyBeautyIsPure on her first (of many) college basketball playoff game!!! lets get this W!!!! #gomount
@SleepyBeast42 – wishing @_hONEYdiipp @Linnzo_ @K_laGrossett and the rest of the girls team good luck tonight #ballhard
SleepyBeast knows about the postseason as he’s been there before…
@MUHawksWBB – Hey Hawks fans! Game time is 4pm here in The MAC! We can’t wait to see a sea of blue and the roar of cheers! #flyhawksfly
@MUHawksWBB – Thank you @MonmouthSB for the awesome motivational signs outside our lockerroom! #hawkssticktogether
@meg_theDOBO – I have to shoutout @Coach_Q_ for an amazing highlight video of our beloved hawks! Awesome job Q! #hawks
@MU_GreekSenate – Don’t forget to get out & support @MUHawksWBB today at 4 in the MAC as your (cont) http://tl.gd/g7vpaq
@MUHawksFB – @MUHawksWBB at home today in @NECsports tournament hosting LIU at 4 pm good luck #FlyHawks
@meg_theDOBO – Its GAMMMMEEEEE DAYYYYYY!! The girls are looking great in shootaround! Game time is 4pm! See you all here!!!
@RMUCheer – Come support the women’s basketball team at the Sewall Center!! Game starts at 5… LET’S GO COLONIALS!!!!! #RMU
The Colonials cheer squad takes the court for the second time in three days. Will they see their second win in three days?
@jessicaa323 – Everyone come out to the QU Women’s playoff basketball game at 2 pm! Show support 💙💛🏀
We know what one of the Bobcats’ biggest supporters is doing today!
Pre-Tournament edition of the Ed Swanson Show…
Quinnipiac wants YOU at its quarterfinal contest…
Tournament Tweet of the Day (Mar. 2)
@DatsKB4ya – @NECBBT NEC, great playoff atmosphere!!!! Good luck to all teams
Now a pro baller across the pond, this former Mountaineer knows all about playing in front of his home fans in the NEC Tournament (see 2008 MBB bracket).
Tournament Image of the Day (Mar. 2)
Dylan, a Seahawk fan, sent us this shot from the Spiro Center rafters on Thursday night. Doesn’t look like there were too many empty seats as Dan Hurley’s Wagner team down Central Connecticut.
– Mar. 3, 2012 –