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.

 

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#NECFB 👑 Up For Grabs on The Bluff

The featured #NECFB Game of the Week on ESPN3 will determine the recipient of the league’s automatic FCS playoffs bid.

NEC Preseason favorite Duquesne (4-0) will host Central Connecticut (4-0), which has won six games in a row following an 0-3 start, for a 12:00 pm ET kickoff on November 11 at Rooney Field.

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Defying Preseason Predictions, CCSU and RMU Clash for the Nation to See on ESPN3

They were the last two teams picked in the preseason coaches’ poll, but midway through the #NECFB schedule and they are both in title contention.

In fact, Central Connecticut is in a three-way tie for first place. The Blue Devils (2-1), who have defeated two of the top-three teams from that aforementioned preseason poll, welcome Robert Morris (1-2) to Arute Field for the “NECFB on ESPN3” Game of the Week on October 31. The game will kick off at 12:00 pm ET.

Both teams feature second-year head coaches – CCSU (Pete Rossomando), Robert Morris (John Banaszak).

RMU captured last year’s meeting in Moon, scoring 18 unanswered points to pull out a 27-24 victory.

Dave Popkin will be on the call Saturday along with NFL coaching veteran Kevin Gilbride. John Cabral will man the sidelines.

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CCSU Stuns Towson to Cap Noteworthy Week 1 in #NECFB

Central Connecticut stunned the nation’s No. 7-ranked team to solidify a winning Week 1 for NEC football.

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Three Men Have the Chance to Achieve a First for #NECFB

The Walter Payton and Buck Buchanan awards are the top two individual honors in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.

Neither has yet to make its way into the hands of a NEC student-athlete, but Keshaudas Spence, Troy Moore or Rob Hollomon can change that.

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