ESPN.com's NEC preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews for the Northeast Conference, here is Eamonn Brennan's one-minute wind sprint through the league:

Blue Ribbon breakdowns of all 12 teams in the NEC:

Central Connecticut State

Fairleigh Dickinson

Long Island


Mount St. Mary's


Robert Morris

Sacred Heart

St. Francis (N.Y.)

St. Francis (Pa.)


More NEC content:

  • New Faces, New Places: Andy Katz on how former North Carolina star and first-year Monmouth coach King Rice overcame alcoholism and is now getting his first shot at a head-coaching gig.

  • Paul Biancardi gives the lowdown on the recruiting picture in the NEC.