Mount St. Mary’s #MarchMadness Tweet Sheet

Mount St. Mary’s is trending.

Fresh off the 2021 #NECMBB Tournament title, Dan Engelstad’s Mountaineers are batting leadoff in the NCAA Tournament lineup.

The Mount will tip off NCAA First Four action against SWAC champion Texas Southern on Thursday, March 18 at 5:10 pm ET on TruTV.

FWIW, former President Barack Obama has Mount St. Mary’s advancing…

 

#MarchMadness Tweet Sheet

Mack Attack: Warriors Capture #NECMBB Regular Season Title in Year 1

Let the celebration begin and rightfully so.

Merrimack’s inaugural Division I season reached its climax on Thursday night at Hammel Court.

Needing a win to lock up at least a share of the NEC regular season men’s basketball crown, the Warriors posted a double-digit victory over Central Connecticut State. While finalizing their NEC record at 14-4, Merrimack also reach the 20-win mark overall.

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NEC Hoops Highlights: Best of the Best from Non-conference Play

There have been exactly 220 basketball games involving NEC teams this season prior to Christmas.

There has been plenty to remember.

There have been wins by the Fairleigh Dickinson men over AAC (Rutgers) and Big East (Seton Hall) members.

Jason Brickman, who eventually became the conference’s all-time career assist leader, and LIU Brooklyn took Indiana to the brink. Glenn Braica’s St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers topped 2013 ACC champion Miami (FL) and nearly had an upset for the ages over Syracuse.

On the women’s side, John Thurston’s Terriers have continued the program’s turnaround. SFBK is off to its best start (8-2) in four decades and their only two losses have come to members of major conferences.

Meanwhile, Robert Morris’ Artemis Spanou extended her streak of consecutive double-double performances to 33 in a row, accounting for the second-longest span in NCAA Division I history.

The notable accomplishments have been plentiful as have the superb plays.

NEC Front Row has put together a collection of the season’s top plays to date.

The piece divides the top plays from the 2013 non-conference season into four categories – Dominant Dunks, Attentive Assists, Terrific Threes and Buzzer Beaters.

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