2016-17 Little East Conference Men's Basketball News

  • Eastern Connecticut State Wins Little East Presidents’ Cup for 2016-17
    June 23, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Eastern Connecticut State University has won its third consecutive Little East Conference Presidents’ Cup for its overall academic performance during the 2016-17 season. The Warriors registered a cumulative grade point average of 3.12 for both the fall 2016 and spring 2017 academic calendar.
  • Eastern Connecticut State Wins LEC Commissioner’s Cup
    June 14, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – For the first time in the 17-year history of the Little East Conference Commissioner’s Cup, the Eastern Connecticut State Warriors claimed the league’s top honor for overall institutional performance on the competitive playing field. The Warriors accumulated a point average of 5.735 in the 2016-17 season.
  • PODCAST #10 | NCAA Postseason Success
    April 21, 2017
    The Little East Conference discussed postseason success with some of its student-athletes, including members of the Elite Eight Keene State Men's Basketball and UMass Dartmouth Women's Basketball programs. Also sat down with UMass Boston's freshman National Champion, Wadeline Jonathas and Southern Maine's Dan Del Gallo.
    March 16, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Eastern Connecticut State University senior forward Hugh Lindo (Enfield) has culminated his four-year men’s basketball career by being named third-team Division III All-America by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • D3hoops.com 2016-17 men's All-Northeast Region team
    March 15, 2017
    The Little East Conference is well represented with four student-athletes earning D3Hoops.com All-Northeast Region honors.
  • Warriors' Lindo Named NABC All-District First Team
    March 15, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2017 NABC Coaches' Division III All-District teams and coaches, recognizing the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division, selected by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division III.
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | Keene State Men’s Basketball Advanced to Elite Eight
    March 10, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Keene State men’s basketball team far exceeded expectations during the 2003-04 season as the program won its first-ever Little East Conference Championship with a win over Plymouth State. What happened next was a Cinderella run into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament, a feat the current 2016-17 Owls team is looking to accomplish once again this weekend.
  • Former UMass Dartmouth Men’s Basketball Standout Kevin Kolek Named LEC Influencer
    March 03, 2017
    Named LEC Influencer PAWTUCKET, RI- UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball has had many standout players since it joined the Little East Conference. Few have matched what Kevin Kolek did during his time with the program.
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | Epic 2005 LEC Men’s Basketball Championship
    March 03, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. -The Little East Conference has always prided itself on being a competitive basketball conference. While there have been many exciting games during the league’s 30-year existence, few can match the excitement of the 2005 men’s basketball championship game, a double overtime 135-130 thriller between Western Connecticut State and Plymouth State on February 26, 2005.
  • Little East Conference Launches Official Roku Streaming Channel
    March 02, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference through partnership with their official web-streaming broadcast partner, Stretch Internet, has announced the release of the official Little East Conference Roku channel. The free subscription to the Little East Conference Roku channel allows fans access to all LEC games live or on-demand and can be found by searching for “Little East Conference” on the Roku Channel Store.
  • Eastern Connecticut Sweeps Men’s Basketball Major Awards
    February 28, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference has announced the 2016-17 men’s basketball major awards and all-conference selections, as voted on by the LEC head coaches. The Eastern Connecticut State Warriors completed the sweep by earning all four of the Little East Conference major awards to become the first institution since 2000 (Southern Maine) to win all of the major awards in a single season.
  • Welcome to the Tournament! Eastern Connecticut and Keene State in NCAAD3 Postseason
    February 27, 2017
    The 2017 Little East Conference men’s basketball champions Eastern Connecticut State and the LEC Runner-up, Keene State are on to the NCAA Division III postseason as reported by NCAA.com Division III Men’s Basketball Selection Show today at 12:30 p.m.
  • Eastern Connecticut State Men's Basketball Wins LEC Title
    February 25, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Freshman point guard Carlos Gonzalez scored 16 second-half points to lead top-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University back from a 13-point first-half deficit for a 72-70 win over second-seeded Keene State College in the championship game of the 2017 Little East Conference tournament Saturday afternoon at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
  • Former Western Connecticut Coach, Bob Campbell Named LEC Influencer
    February 24, 2017
    The name Bob Campbell has become synonymous with Western Connecticut State men’s basketball since he arrived on the Danbury, Connecticut campus in 1980-81 as a part-time coach before taking over the men’s basketball program in 1984 and solidify the Colonials success throughout the Little East Conference and the New England region.
  • PODCAST #5 | LEC Men's Basketball Tournament Preview
    February 21, 2017
    This edition of the Little East Conference podcast is a preview of the 2017 LEC Men's Basketball Championship tournament. We interviewed several LEC men's head basketball coaches to discuss their expectations of this year's tournament.
  • Little East Conference Announces Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
    February 20, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut State's Tarchee Brown and Rhode Island College's Chris Farrington were named this week'sLEC Players of the Week!
  • Moses Jean Pierre Named Little East Conference Influencer
    February 17, 2017
    Over the last 30 years since the Little East Conference was formed as a basketball only conference, there have been several dominating players that have passed through the LEC institutions. One of the most dominating men’s basketball student-athletes to ever put on a Plymouth State University uniform was Moses Jean Pierre between 1990-1994.
  • MBB PREVIEW | Keene State @ Eastern Connecticut (Tomorrow, 7:30PM)
    February 14, 2017
    The Little East Conference continues its winter sports Game of the Season schedule Wednesday, February 15th when the Keene State Owls travel to Willimantic to take on the Eastern Connecticut State Warriors. The winning team will be in the driver’s seat for the 2017 LEC men’s basketball regular season championship and the opportunity to host throughout the entire Tournament next week.
  • Little East Conference Announces Men's Basketball Players of the Week
    February 13, 2017
    UMass Dartmouth's Mert Sert earns second straight rookie of the week honor and Keene State's Jeff Lunn earns first Player of the Week honor.
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | RIC Men’s Basketball Bob Walsh Era
    February 10, 2017
    Walsh found instant success when he was hired before the 2004-05 season, bringing the Anchormen back to its winning ways, finishing with a winning record in each of his nine seasons for a career record of 204-63 at RIC.
  • UMass Dartmouth Sweeps Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
    February 06, 2017
    The Little East Conference recognized Tucker Bouchard and Mert Sert as this week's Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week. The Corsairs upset No. 9 Tufts last week.
  • Nichols and Gonzalez Garners Little East Player of the Week Honors
    January 30, 2017
    Ty Nichols (Keene State) was named LEC Player of the Week for the third time this season and Carlos Gonzalez (Eastern Connecticut) was named Rookie of the Week for the fifth straight week (six overall).
  • Keene State's Matt Ozzella Named LEC Player of the Week
    January 23, 2017
    The Little East Conference has announced its Men's Basketball weekly awards for the week ending on January 22, 2017.
  • Brian Baptiste Named Little East Conference Influencer
    January 20, 2017
    UMass Dartmouth’s head basketball coach has been a staple on the Corsairs’ sideline since 1983. Since then, Coach Baptiste has surpassed the 600-career win mark, captured 11 Little East Conference Championships with appearances in the NCAA Division III National Semifinals, Regional Semifinals and one ECAC New England Championship in 18 career postseason berths
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | Eastern Connecticut Men’s Basketball 2013-14
    January 20, 2017
    The Eastern Connecticut State men’s basketball program in 2013-14 accomplished something that hasn’t been done in the Little East Conference in 21 seasons, finish the LEC regular season undefeated with a perfect 14-0 conference record.
  • LEC Announces Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
    January 16, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut State sweeps Little East Conference Men's Basketball WeeklY Awards with Lindo and Gonzalez.
  • Charlie Titus Named Little East Conference Influencer
    January 13, 2017
    In 1986, Titus left his mark on college basketball as one of the founding fathers of the Little East Conference, playing an integral role in bringing institutions from around New England to form a new basketball only conference.
  • Little East Conference Announces Weekly Men's Basketball Awards
    January 09, 2017
    Keene State's Ty Nichols and Eastern Connecticut State's Carlos Gonzalez garners weekly Little East Conference awards for their play last week.
  • LEC Announces Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
    January 02, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut State's Tarchee Brown and Carlos Gonzalez Garners Weekly Awards.
  • LEC Announces Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
    December 19, 2016
    The Little East Conference named UMass Boston's Iser Barnes Player of the Week after his 24 point performance in a win over Suffolk.
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