1 Day Until NEC Basketball Takes Center Stage in Brooklyn #NECinNYC #HelloBrooklyn

Overtime! Blog is counting down the remaining days until the ceremoniously tips off the 2012-13 basketball season with NEC “Social” Media Day on October 23 at the brand-new Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.

In an attempt to whet your appetite for the #NECinNYC event, we will be featuring a Tweet, Fact and Photo (related to NEC hoops) on a daily basis.

October 22, 2012 – Fewer Than 24 Hours ‘Til #NECinNYC

The Tweet…


#NECMBB:  The often-read Jeff Goodman, who covers the national college basketball beat for CBSsports.com, sent out this complimentary tweet late last week. While working toward a Master’s, Bashir Mason will make his head coaching debut when Wagner visits Delaware State on November 14.


The Fact…  

#NECWBB: Robert Morris junior forward Artemis Spanou spent the past summer playing for her native Greece in the U20 European Championships.  Just as she did during the 2011-12 NEC season, Spanou averaged a double-double over an eight-game span with the Team Greece.  Her 20.4 points per game ranked second at the Championships, while her 12.6 rebounds per contest led all players.  The performance earned Spanou the U20 European Championship Most Valuable Player award and helped Greece to a 7-1 tournament record.


The Photo…


#NECMBB:  Wagner photographer Dave Saffran captured this photo of Josh Thompson’s notorious dunk over his parents.  Thompson one-upped his highlight reel dunk from last year, when he leapt over his mom for a jam, by adding his father to the equation this year.


In case you didn’t see it as the No. 2 Play of the Day on ESPN’s SportsCenter, here it is…


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