Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
Sport Basketball
Conference Northeast Conference
Number of teams 8
Format Single-elimination tournament
Current stadium Campus of highest seed
Played 1982–present[1]
Last contest 2014
Current champion Mount St. Mary's
Most championships Robert Morris (7)
Official website NEC Men's Basketball

The Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Northeast Conference. The tournament has been held every year since the 1981–82 season. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA basketball tournament.

History of the Tournament Final[edit]

Denotes game went into overtime
Year NEC Champion Score Runner-Up Tournament MVP Venue
1982 Robert Morris 85–84 Long Island Tom Parks, Robert Morris
1983 Robert Morris 79–67 Long Island Chipper Harris, Robert Morris
1984 Long Island 87–81 Robert Morris Carey Scurry, Long Island
1985 Fairleigh Dickinson 63–59 Loyola (MD) Larry Hampton, Fairleigh Dickinson
1986 Marist 57–56 Fairleigh Dickinson Rik Smits, Marist
1987 Marist 64–55 Fairleigh Dickinson Drafton Davis, Marist
1988 Fairleigh Dickinson 90–75 Monmouth Jaime Latney, Fairleigh Dickinson
1989 Robert Morris 69–68 Fairleigh Dickinson Vaughn Luton, Robert Morris
1990 Robert Morris 71–66 Monmouth Alex Blackwell, Monmouth
1991 Saint Francis (PA) 97–82 Fairleigh Dickinson Mike Iuzzolino, Saint Francis (PA)
1992 Robert Morris 85–81 Marist Myron Walker, Robert Morris
1993 Rider 65–64 Wagner Darrick Suber, Rider
1994 Rider 62–56 Monmouth Charles Smith, Rider
1995 Mount St. Mary's 69–62 Rider Silas Cheung, Mount St. Mary's
1996 Monmouth 60–59 Rider Corey Albano, Monmouth
1997 Long Island 72–67 Monmouth Charles Jones, Long Island
1998 Fairleigh Dickinson 105–91 Long Island Rahshon Turner, Fairleigh Dickinson
1999 Mount St. Mary's 72–56 Central Connecticut Gregory Harris, Mount St. Mary's
2000 Central Connecticut 63–46 Robert Morris Rick Mickens, Central Connecticut
2001 Monmouth 67–64 St. Francis (NY) Rahsaan Johnson, Monmouth
2002 Central Connecticut 78–71 Quinnipiac Damian Battles, Central Connecticut
2003 Wagner 78–61 St. Francis (NY) Jermaine Hall, Wagner
2004 Monmouth 67–55 Central Connecticut Blake Hamilton, Monmouth
2005 Fairleigh Dickinson 58–52 Wagner Tamien Trent, Fairleigh Dickinson
2006 Monmouth 49–48 Fairleigh Dickinson Marques Alston, Monmouth
2007 Central Connecticut 74–70 Sacred Heart Javier Mojica, Central Connecticut
2008 Mount St. Mary's 68–55 Sacred Heart Jean Cajou, Mount St. Mary's
2009 Robert Morris 48–46 Mount St. Mary's Jeremy Chappell, Robert Morris Charles L. Sewall Center
2010 Robert Morris 52–50 Quinnipiac Karon Abraham, Robert Morris TD Bank Sports Center
2011 Long Island 85–82 Robert Morris Jamal Olasewere, Long Island WRAC
2012 Long Island 90–73 Robert Morris Julian Boyd, Long Island WRAC
2013 Long Island 91–70 Mount St. Mary's C. J. Garner, Long Island WRAC
2014 Mount St. Mary's 88–71 Robert Morris Rashad Whack, Mount St. Mary's Charles L. Sewall Center

Winners and finals appearances by school[edit]

Denotes school is a former member of the NEC
School Championships Finals Appearances Years
Robert Morris 7 12 1982, 1983, 1989, 1990, 1992, 2009, 2010
Long Island 5 8 1984, 1997, 2011, 2012, 2013
Fairleigh Dickinson 4 9 1985, 1988, 1998, 2005
Monmouth 4 8 1996, 2001, 2004, 2006
Mount St. Mary's 4 6 1995, 1999, 2008, 2014
Central Connecticut 3 5 2000, 2002, 2007
Marist 2 3 1986, 1987
Rider 2 4 1993, 1994
Saint Francis (PA) 1 1 1991
Wagner 1 2 2003
Quinnipiac 0 2
Sacred Heart 0 2
St. Francis Brooklyn 0 2
Loyola (MD) 0 1
Bryant 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Past Northeast Conference champions and MVPs, NortheastConference.org, May 16, 2013