State of Connecticut Will Host Both NEC Women’s Hoops Semifinal Contests

It’s No. 1 Sacred Heart and No. 4 Robert Morris at the Pitt Center in Fairfield and No. 2 Quinnipiac and No. 3 Monmouth doing battle up the road in Hamden at the Td Bank Sports Center.

The NEC Women’s Basketball Tournament semifinal round is here according to Twitter.

@CoachEQU – We need the Quinnipiac Community to come out & support our Women’s Hoop team Tues @ 7pm in the semis!!!!!!

@NCAAWomensBKB – #NCAAw fans, before Selection Monday next week, be sure to set your bracket & see if you’re the master of bracketology.

@QUAthletics – Let the Madness Continue!!! Free T-Shirts – QU Women’s Basketball Host the NEC Semi-Finals on Tuesday, March 6th at 7pn at TDBSC. Men’s…

@CraigCD13 – @necbbt Hello from Hamden, CT…game time100 minutes away! #Ballnight

@WMCX – The Hawks women’s basketball team looks to make it to the @NECsports Finals tonight. @necbbt at 6:45pm with Brian Carlucci and Brad Brown!

Both NEC WBB semifinal contests will air live on NortheastConference.TV.

The award-winning Matt Harmon (PBP) and former Seton Hall head coach Phyllis Mangina (Color) will call the Sacred heart-Robert Morris contest.  Monmouth alumnus Craig D’Amico (PBP) and former Wagner athletics media relations director, and a distinguished graduate of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Ben Shove will call the Quinnipiac-Monmouth game.

Click here to view Sacred Heart-Robert Morris

Click here to view Quinnipiac-Monmouth

Both games are slated to tip off at 7:00 pm.

It was only eight days ago that Sacred Heart and Robert Morris clashed in an instant classic at the Pitt Center on NortheastConference.TV.  Here’s what happened for those of you suffering from short term memory loss…


Tournament Tweet of the Day (Mar. 5)
@NellyNel14 – Someone get some oxygen, a towel and some water for Paul Dottino, stat! @necbbt #wagner #RMU

Nelly, one of the NEC’s top-tweeting fans, shared this Tweet during Sunday’s Wagner-Robert Morris broadcast on MSG and FCS. It received enough votes yesterday to make its way onto today’s ballot and eventually into the Winner’s Circle.  Anyway, if you weren’t watching, long-time NEC hoops play-by-play man, and New York Giants radio personality, Paul Dottino was working up while calling the Sunday’s first quarterfinal contest.  After all the action that went down in that one, can you blame him?


Tournament Image of the Day (Mar. 5)


Bobcat Nation, which has unquestionably been the top Twit-picing fan contingent of the Tournament thus far, provided this view of the NEC Women’s Basketball Tournament tipping off at Quinnipiac on Saturday, March 3.


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