E.J. Reed named this week’s NEC Rookie of the Week

The Northeast Conference today announced that freshman forward E.J. Reed has been named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the weeks covering December 17 through 30. [Read more…]

LIU Brooklyn loses heartbreaker at Lamar

EJ Reed with a career-game vs Lamar,14 points in 23 minutes. (Photo Credit: Bob Dea)

EJ Reed with a career-game vs Lamar,14 points in 23 minutes. (Photo Credit: Bob Dea)

Game Highlights (Courtesy of Lamar Athletics)

Box Score

For the 2012-13 LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds, the roller coaster that has been thier non-conference season comes to an end in heartbreaking fashion as they lose 81-80 to the previously 1-10 Lamar Cardinals in Texas this afternoon. This loss is their third loss in a row and puts their post-Julian Boyd record down to 1-4 and brings their non-conference record for this season to 5-7. [Read more…]

Gameday Opponent Breakdown – Game 12 – Lamar Cardinals

Opponent: Lamar Cardinals

Conference: Southland

Record: 1-10; Last game: Loss at vs UT-Pan American, 75-70

KenPom Rank/RPI: 318/301

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Montagne Center, Beaumont, TX [Read more…]

BHJ’s Top 5 LIU Brooklyn MBB Games of 2012

With the new year nearly upon us, its time to reflect and look back at 2012, another magical year for the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team. A 25-9 season calumniating in a second-straight Northeast Conference regular season and tournament championship and a second straight appearance into the NCAA tournament. Time to look back and re-visit the top five LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball games of 2012. [Read more…]

The NEC MBB Week In Review: Christmas Eve Edition

Another week has gone by in what seems like an incredibly fast moving non-conference season. One only more week to go until we hit the new year and NEC conference play begins. Let’s take a quick look back at the week that was this week in NEC men’s basketball. [Read more…]

Seton Hall downs LIU Brooklyn at the Barclays Center

Barclays once again played host to LIU Brooklyn, this time for BROOKLYN HOOPS Holiday Invitation (Photo Credit: Bob Dea)

Barclays once again played host to LIU Brooklyn, this time for BROOKLYN HOOPS Holiday Invitation (Photo Credit: Bob Dea)

The Seton Hall Pirates played the role of the Grinch for LIU Brooklyn fans who came out to the Barclays Center on Saturday night. They came in and easily took care of the Blackbirds in a 89-58 defeat for LIU. In what was suppose to be a competitive game by many people’s accounts, including my own as well as KenPom pregame prediction which was it would be a four-point game, the Pirates decided to shoot lights out instead and leave with all the holiday joy out the back entrance. [Read more…]

Gameday Opponent Breakdown – Game 11 – Seton Hall Pirates

Opponent: Seton Hall Pirates

Conference: Big East

Record: 9-2; Last game: Win at home vs Longwood, 79-61

KenPom Rank/RPI: 92/97

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY [Read more…]