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LIU"s Nura Zanna captures his first NEC Rookie of the Week honor. (Photo: Bob Dea)

Nura Zanna named NEC Rookie of the Week

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November 24, 2014

LIU Brooklyn has played just one game so far this season but that is all it took for 6’7” freshman forward Nura Zanna to get his first career NEC Rookie of the Week honor. Zanna made his collegiate debut last Wednesday for the Blackbirds, getting his first career start against St. John’s. He finished his… Read More ›

(Photo: Bob Dea)

Brickman makes one list but is denied in another

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 theĀ 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 BHJ’s NEC Postseason Awards

With the 2013-14 regular season officially coming to a close on Saturday, and with tonight being Oscars’ night, what better time to hang out some make-believe hardware as I choose this season Blackbirds Hoops Journal’s NEC postseason award winners. Here are my picks for All-NEC teams, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player of the… Read More ›

Brickman and Feidanga receives accolades

This week a pair of LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds received some individual accolades. First, freshman Glenn Feidanga was named this week’s NEC/Choice Hotels Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. He was named Rookie of the Week previously back on January 27th. Feidanga in his only game last week against St. Francis Brooklyn,… Read More ›

Glenn Feidanga become second LIU Brooklyn freshman this season to be named NEC Rookie of the Week. (Photo: Bob Dea)

Glenn Feidanga earns Co-Rookie of the Week honors

For the second time this season, an LIU Brooklyn Blackbird has earned the Choice Hotels/NEC Rookie of the Week honors. LIU’s Glenn Feidanga with a breakout week was named on Monday co-Rookie of the Week along with CCSU’s Matt Mobley. Feidanga had a pair of breakthrough performances in 1-1 week for LIU. At Bryant, he… Read More ›

Brickman honored by LIU and the NEC for breaking NEC Career Assist Record before Temple game

Before the start of the Temple-LIU Brooklyn game on Saturday night at the Barclays Center, senior point guard Jason Brickman was honored at mid-court and presented with a ball in honor of him breaking the 25-year old Northeast Conference career assist record of 804 assists back on December 12th. LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri,… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn's Weekly Awards Winners: (L to R): Jason Brickman, Iverson Fleming, Cleandra Roberts

Three LIU Brooklyn players named in this week’s NEC Weekly Awards

Today, the Northeast Conference announced their weekly awards and two LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball players and one women’s basketball player earned recognition for their performances in the past seven days. Senior point guard Jason Brickman was named NEC Player of the Week for the second time this season after earning the honor during the season’s… Read More ›