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Jamil Hood Jr. to LIU Brooklyn becomes official (0)

April 17, 2014 • Recruiting

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 ›

Alumni Watch »

Jason Brickman’s Portsmouth Invitational Schedule and Streaming Info (0)

Here is the update on graduating LIU Brooklyn point guard Jason Brickman and his participation in the 62nd annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament which started on Wednesday and continues until Saturday. Tonight (Thursday), Brickman will make his Portsmouth debut with his team ‘Mike Duman Auto Sales’ at 7:00pm. If his team wins tonight, his team will… Read More ›

Recruiting »

Jamil Hood Jr. to LIU Brooklyn becomes official (0)

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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 »

Recap of Inaugural Gotham Hoops Invitational (0)

Wagner's Latif Rivers getting to rim at the Gotham Hoops Invitational (Photo: Bob Dea)

On Sunday night, BHJ ventured out to Farmingdale, Long Island to catch the first annual Gotham Hoops Invitational held at Division III Farmingdale State College. This was a showcase event in which 40 of local tri-state area seniors who mostly either played in area or were from the area played against one another in a… Read More ›

Awards »

Brickman makes one list but is denied in another (2)

(Photo: Bob Dea)

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 ›

LIU WBB »

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball clinch spot in 2014 NEC Tournament

LIU Brooklyn WBB team clinches a berth into NEC Tournament after a one-year absence. (Photo: Bob Dea)

Congratulations are in order to the LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team. On Monday night, the Blackbirds defeated the FDU Knights at the Steinberg Wellness Center 56-40 on Senior Night, resulting in them clinching the final available spot in the NEC Tournament which starts on Sunday, March 9th. LIU Brooklyn return back to the NEC Tournament… Read More ›

News and Notes »

NEC Suspensions Update (2)

With the Battle of Brooklyn game being the next game for both LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn on Sunday because of the snow storm postponements, here is an update on the St. Francis Brooklyn players suspensions which came out late last night. The four St. Francis Brooklyn players who are affected by the suspensions… Read More ›

Team Updates »

Julian Boyd will not return this season after tearing ACL third time, ending his LIU career (4)

LIU Brooklyn Athletics today officially announced that sixth-year forward Julian Boyd will not be returning to the court this season thus effectively ending his brilliant LIU Brooklyn career. LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri revealed that Boyd re-tore his ACL for a third time on a non-contact drill as he was preparing to make his… Read More ›

Game Recap »

Simply put, Thank You. (3)

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 ›