Monthly Archives: January 2014

FDU and LIU Achieve Perfection at Largest NCAA Bowling Tournament of Season

It had only occurred six times in the history of NCAA bowling, so when it happened twice in the same weekend, naturally, some jaws dropped.

“Not one, but two. That’s crazy,” said Sacred Heart’s veteran coach Becky Kregling, who was on hand to witness something special unfold at the 2014 edition of the Kutztown University Invitational in Reading, PA.

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An Ode to Aretmis: RMU Forward Nabs Another Record, But Focuses on Something Greater

Statistically speaking, there is no better rebounder in the history of the Northeast Conference than Artemis Spanou.

Robert Morris’ senior forward set the league’s all-time career rebounding record during a double-digit victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Jan. 13.

Treating the home crowd at the Sewall Center to another monster double-double performance, Spanou pulled down her 20th, and final, rebound of the night to pass former WNBA Draft pick Jess Zinobile, a member of the NEC Hall of Fame’s Inaugural Class, for first place in league annals.

Spanou, who totaled 14 points and 20 rebounds during the 66-51 win, has 1,296 career rebounds. The Greek-born forward and Zinobile (1,295) are the lone two women in NEC history to reach the 1,200-carom mark.

#NECWBB Rebounding List

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The Anatomy of a Shooter: Breaking Down Karvel Anderson’s Big Week

karvel_andersonYou knew another one of these nights was inevitable, but you didn’t know exactly when the heat check would arrive.

Well that night was last Thursday and unfortunately for host Sacred Heart, the Pioneers happened to be the opponent when Robert Morris senior guard Karvel Anderson (Elkhart, IN/Elkhart Memorial (Glen Oaks CC)) had one of those “can’t miss” type of games.

How hot was the Choice Hotels/NEC Player of the Week?

The Elkhart, IN native hit shots from every conceivable spot on the floor, making 15 of his 19 attempts, including 6-7 from three-point range for a career-high 36 points in a 79-70 win.

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It’s Finally Here! #NECOpeningNight Has Arrived For #NECMBB

The magic number is 16.

16 games to determine which teams will compete for an NEC men’s basketball championship this March and where they stack up.

16 chances for fans to root their team to victory.

16 days to show your #NECPride.

16 opportunities for players like Terrell Allen of Central Connecticut to put their heart and soul on the line, all in pursuit of the same dream.

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