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March Is Coming and the #NEC18 Men’s Bracket Is Set

Wagner clinched the top seed more than one week ago and the rest of the pieces fell into place as the #NECMBB regular season wound down.

Defending champion Mount St. Mary’s snatched the No. 2 seed with No. 3 Saint Francis U and No. 4 LIU Brooklyn joining the Mount as quarterfinal game hosts.

The tournament tips off on February 28 with all four quarters set for 7:00 pm ET. The semifinal round will unfold on March 3 with the #NECMBB Championship Game happening on March 6 on ESPN2.  All games will be played at the home sites of the higher seeds.






Another Sign That The ‘Madness’ Is Building


The month of March is a mere three weeks away and college hoops fans are starting to salivate over what lies ahead.

In an attempt to further whet that appetite, the Northeast Conference unveiled the official logo mark of the 2017 NEC Basketball Tournament.

The Division I conference’s 36th annual basketball tournament, which rewards its winner with a bid to the Big Dance, will tip off with men’s quarterfinal action on March 1. The women will jump into action on March 5.



#PollWeek Kicks off Academic Year as Fall Sports Begin around the NEC

For five straight days, the NEC unveiled results from its preseason coaches’ polls.

It was a good week for defending NEC champions. Each of the five polls featured last year’s league winner in the No. 1 spot.

One thing we learned was that the NEC’s New England-based contingent is fertile ground for cross country runners. The top-three in both the men’s and women’s polls were comprised of Sacred Heart, Central Connecticut and Bryant.

Here’s a graphical look at the poll results…

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