Here we go, folks. Tuesday at 7pm, the Mount will travel to Smithfield to take on a full-strength Bulldogs team for all the marbles. These two did not play this year (Bryant was on pause and their series was never made-up), and Kenpom has Bryant as 6-point favorites. What should we be watching for? The Point Guards- Last week, the Mount's Damian Chong Qui was named to the NEC's All-Conference 1st team, while Michael Green III (Bryant) found himself on the 2nd team. Simply put
Of course, we all wish this was a normal season with an 8-team NEC Tournament. But, thanks to the pandemic we get only get a Final 4, though I'm honestly just grateful that we get to watch NEC hoops. First off, kudos to Noreen Morris, Ron Ratner, and the rest of the folks over at Northeast Conference HQ; thanks to their careful scheduling there were just 4 games canceled and never made up. A huge accomplishment! Now to the games; on Wednesday it was announced that Bryant will
What follows are my NEC awards, not a prediction of what they will be. In my humble opinion, the coaches do a generally poor job in selecting the official post-season awards, with superficial stats like points per game the primary stat utilized. And you know what? I don't blame them! They're paid to win basketball games and develop young men, not vote on awards. If I were a coach, I'd probably spend, tops, 5 minutes on this exercise. But I'm not a coach, so instead I spent a
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