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NJIT 49 LIU Brooklyn 65

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December 15, 2014

Two straight wins may not be much but for head coach Jack Perri and his LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds, it’s a definite start. After starting the season on a six-game losing streak, LIU notched their second-straight win in beating NJIT 65-49 at the Steinberg Wellness Center on Sunday afternoon. LIU Brooklyn took advantage of getting to… Read More ›

Senior Landon Atterberry scored 16 and grabbed 7 boards in the win vs Maine. Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU Brooklyn 83 Maine 70

  And on the seventh game, the Blackbirds won. After starting out with a tough schedule and playing a couple of poor games at home, LIU Brooklyn finally got win number one in the books for the 2014-15 season as they traveled to Maine and knocked off the Black Bears 83-70 on Tuesday evening. LIU… Read More ›

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Lehigh 80 LIU Brooklyn 76

Coming into Saturday, there were seven winless teams remaining in Division I college basketball. LIU Brooklyn was one of them. The Blackbirds were hoping to get themselves off that list and put their first W in the win column. It looked very promising for a good period of the first half but win number one… Read More ›

Elvar FriĆ°riksson finished with 11 points before eventually fouling out. Photo

New Hampshire 72 LIU Brooklyn 56

It was the return of the Blackbirds to their home nest, the Steinberg Wellness Center in Downtown Brooklyn, Wednesday night and LIU Brooklyn was hoping to celebrate their eager return with their first win of the season. The New Hampshire Wildcats had other things in mind. UNH used hot three-point shooting, great ball movement and… Read More ›

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LIU Brooklyn 56 Temple 70

It is done. The season opening road trip that took the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds to Queens then Philadelphia then Madison Square Garden then back to Philly, is mercifully done. For Jack Perri and his youthful Blackbirds squad, this difficult start to their season couldn’t come to an end soon enough. LIU Brooklyn wrapped up what… Read More ›

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LIU Brooklyn 54 Stony Brook 73

It took three games but LIU Brooklyn for the first time this season looked like a team that most of us expected to see. A young team that features six freshmen and two sophomores and would be inconsistent as they learn to play together. That is exactly what we saw for parts of the first… Read More ›

Nura Zanna with another strong performance with 14 points and 8 rebounds. (Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU Brooklyn 70 Saint Joseph’s 74 (Overtime)

  3.1 seconds. That was all the time that was left to tick down before LIU Brooklyn would take a huge early season upset win out of the City of Brotherly Love. But Saint Joseph’s would spoil the fun. The Hawks’ James Bembry would hit his first career three point basket with those precious 3.1… Read More ›