Metropolitan Collegiate Conference

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The Metropolitan Collegiate Conference (MCC) was a college athletic conference that exited from 1965 until 1969.[1] The conference was also known as the Middle Eastern Collegiate Conference (MECC).[2] The participating schools were exclusively from New York and New Jersey. The 10 founding members of the conference in 1965 were: Manhattan, Long Island University, New York University, Hofstra, Fairleigh Dickinson, Saint Peter's, Seton Hall, Iona, Wagner and St. Francis.

In the 1967-68 season NYU left the conference to become Independents and in the 1968-69 season St. Francis followed. By 1969 the conference was defunct.

Men's basketball champions[edit]

Season Regular Season Champion
1965-66 Manhattan (8–1)
1966-67 St. Francis (7–2)
St. Peter's (7–2)
Manhattan (7–2)
1967-68 St. Peter's (8–0)
1968-69 St. Peter's (7–1)
Manhattan (7–1)


  1. ^ "Metropolitan Collegiate Conference". Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Terriers Lose, Rider Cagers Down Hunter" (PDF). Long Island Star Journal. 22 February 1962. Retrieved 4 April 2014.