Outlook: As the best frontcourt in the league, the pieces are there, but Sacred Heart needs good health and solid backcourt play to emerge as a legitimate NEC contender. Continue reading “34 Previews in 34 Days: Sacred Heart”
Despite a 1-10 record in non-conference play, Sacred Heart is optimistic heading into NEC play. Continue reading “Sacred Heart Optimistic Heading Into Conference Play”
What was once a strength has suddenly turned into a weakness?
It certainly seems that way for Sacred Heart, whose once impressive frontcourt depth has worn dangerously thin in recent weeks. Continue reading “Injuries Leaving Sacred Heart’s Frontcourt Depth Thin”
In a relatively quiet offseason for the NEC, Sacred Heart suffered the first blow in the injury department.
Per a source inside the Pioneers’ program, junior forward De’von Barnett had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder in June and will likely miss the entire 2015-16 season as a result. Continue reading “Sacred Heart’s De’von Barnett Injures Shoulder, Upcoming Season In Doubt”
As the NEC writer for the upcoming Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, I’ve started my deep analysis for each individual program. I still have several coaches to speak with throughout the summer, but I wanted to convey my current thoughts on the conference’s returning individual talent. Because 10 of 15 players have graduated or transferred from last year’s Big Apple Buckets all-NEC teams, this Way Too Early exercise would surely garner a ton of differing opinions. Continue reading “Way Too Early NEC All-Conference Teams”
This is the third in what will be 10 preview capsules as we prepare for this NEC season! Click here for #10 Fairleigh Dickinson and here for #9 LIU Brooklyn. Continue reading “NEC Preview 2014-15: #8 Sacred Heart”
Earlier this offseason we posted a “Way Too Early” all-conference assortment on the NEC, so now John and I are making it official. Continue reading “Big Apple Buckets NEC Preseason Individual Awards”
It couldn’t be sugar-coated if you tried – Anthony Latina’s first season as the Sacred Heart head coach was, quite frankly, a disaster. To start, the Pioneers dropped 12 of 15 non-conference contests, and with the exception of road wins at Fordham, Hofstra, and a close call versus Boston College, little could have been derived as a positive. Continue reading “Sacred Heart Pioneers – End of Season Recap”
With the regular season in the rear view mirror, now is the time for John and I to release our consensus 2013-14 all-conference teams and awards. In all honestly, determining the award winners was easier than expected, while situating 15 all-conference players in their appropriate place proved to be more difficult. Nevertheless, here they are! Continue reading “Big Apple Buckets NEC All-Conference Teams and Awards”
On the final Thursday of the NEC regular season, several teams were jockeying for playoff position and seeding. Let’s recap all five games from tonight. Continue reading “NEC Roundup – February 27”