#NEChoops Preseason Predictions Red All Over

The Northeast Conference ceremoniously tipped off a new basketball season with its sixth annual #NECinNYC Social Media Day celebration at Barclays Center. Both the men’s and women’s preseason poll results were unveiled at the event.

Saint Francis U topped both preseason polls while placing two men and two women on the five-member Preseason All-NEC Teams.

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Student-Athlete Lineup for #NECinNYC Tipoff Event

Every men’s and women’s team will ceremoniously tip off the 2017-18 Northeast Conference basketball season at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on October 25.

Each of the 20 men’s and women’s programs will send their head coach and a featured student-athlete to the event, which can be seen live at NECFrontRow.com beginning at 11:00 am ET on Wednesday.

Check out the special guests for the sixth annual #NECinNYC Social Media Day…

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This Date in Tournament History: March 1, 2007 – Sacred Heart Drops 100 on Wagner

Sacred Heart's Joey Henley posted a double-double in a win over Wagner on this date in NEC Tournament history.

Sacred Heart’s Joey Henley posted a double-double in a win over Wagner on this date in 2007.

 

March 1, 2007 – Sacred Heart Drops 100 on Wagner

Sacred Heart, the last team to hit the century mark in a NEC Tournament game, posted a 100-68 win over Wagner on this date in history.

Eleven Pioneers played in the game and all eleven found the scoring column. Dual-sport star Joey Henley led five Sacred Heart scorers in double figures with 20 points in 22 minutes.

The Pioneers, who shot 58.8 percent from the floor, dominated their opponent down low, out-scoring Wagner by a 56-14 margin in the paint.

Following the 100-point eruption, Sacred Heart went on to defeat Quinnipiac in the semifinal round and advanced the NEC Championship Game for the first time in program history.

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