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NEC Media Day Conversation with Jack Perri and Gerrell Martin – Part 2

October 23, 2014 • LIU MBB Previews

Today, we continue with the second part of our conversation with LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball head coach Jack Perri and senior guard Gerrell Martin from Tuesday’s NEC Basketball Social Media Day at the Barclays Center. If you missed Part One, you can find it here. Q: What do you think your biggest challenges this season?… Read More ›

Alumni Watch »

Kyle Johnson named to Great Britain’s 22-man squad for EuroBasket 2015 Qualifications

2011 LIU Brooklyn graduate Kyle Johnson has been once again named to Great Britain’s senior men’s basketball team for this summer as it was announced by GB Basketball on Friday. Great Britain will be trying to qualify for the 2015 FIBA European Basketball Championships aka EuroBasket. This will be the 4th straight summer the 6’4″… Read More ›

Recruiting »

Jamil Hood Jr. to LIU Brooklyn becomes official

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It has been seemingly months in waiting but on the very first day of regular signing period on Wednesday, Green Tech High School (Albany, NY) senior point guard Jamil Hood Jr. signed his National Letter of Intent and officially became a member of the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball. Hood Jr. had verbally committed to LIU… Read More ›

Miscellaneous »

The NEC News Wire – August 19

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Here is the latest edition of the NEC News Wire: – Saint Francis U. men’s basketball team recently wrapped up a european tour to France and Spain where the Red Flash went 2-2 against foreign competition. In France, SFU lost to Evreux 94-47 in their opening game. Then they came back from 25 points down… Read More ›

Awards »

Brickman makes one list but is denied in another

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It was a good news/bad news week for departing LIU Brooklyn senior point guard Jason Brickman. First, the good news. Brickman this past Tuesday was named to the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District II Team. He along with Iona’s Sean Armand and Canisius’s Billy Baron were the only mid-major members of the team. Syracuse’s… Read More ›


2014-15 LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball Preview

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The LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team enter the 2014-15 season in almost the same fashion they entered the 2013-14 season, a team that looks to be better than the previous season but still with a bunch of question marks. No doubt last season ended better than the 2012-13 season did. LIU Brooklyn was able to… Read More ›

News and Notes »

The NEC News Wire – September 16

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It has been nearly a month since the last edition of the NEC News Wire as our 2014-15 NEC men’s basketball previews series took over. So here is the latest news and notes around the NEC as the season is now only two months away. – In the last month, three more NEC men’s basketball teams… Read More ›

Team Updates »

LIU Brooklyn MBB Official 2014-15 roster announced, Jerome Frink added.


This morning, LIU Brooklyn Athletics released the official men’s basketball roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season. There was no real surprise to the roster with the exception of LIU announcing the addition of 6’7” junior forward Jerome Frink who comes to Downtown Brooklyn from Florida International University. He will play for the Blackbirds in 2015-16 after he… Read More ›

Game Recap »

Simply put, Thank You.


Saturday, March 1st. It’s the first day of the best month of the year, the start of March Madness. But this season, there was little joy to the start of the best time of the year. It was because we were getting ready to witness the end of magnificent run of success that had never… Read More ›

Gameday »

Blackbird Gameday Report – Game 28 – (NEC Game 15) – Central Connecticut State Blue Devils

Opponent: Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Record: 9-18; 4-9 on the road; Last game: Loss at Bryant, 68-65 Current KenPom Ranking: 305 out of 351 (LIU Brooklyn: 311 – up from 319 before previous game) Date and Time: Thursday, February 27, 7:00 PM Location: Steinberg Wellness Center, Brooklyn, NY TV/Web/Radio Coverage: Web: NEC Front Row Meeting History: 36th all-time meeting. CCSU leads series… Read More ›