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Elvar Fri├░riksson played his best game in nearly a month in helping LIU sweep CCSU. (Photo: Bob Dea)

Central Connecticut 55 LIU Brooklyn 67

January 30, 2015

A win. That was all head coach Jack Perri and his LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds were worried about getting as they played Central Connecticut State for the second time this season as LIU returned home to the Steinberg Wellness Center for the first time in three weeks. A win was what they got as LIU for… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn 80 Fairleigh Dickinson 76

It wasn’t pretty at times but LIU Brooklyn got a desperately needed NEC win at Fairleigh Dickinson as they held off the Knights to win 80-76 on Saturday afternoon. The Blackbirds used another strong start to the game to get out in front by thirteen at 25-12 with over eight minutes left in the first… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn 69 Bryant 74

The tale of two halves season continues for LIU Brooklyn as once again, LIU couldn’t sustain their first half momentum into the second half as they let go of a seven-point halftime lead and lose for the second straight game 74-69 to the Bryant Bulldogs at the Chace Athletic Center on Thursday night. Bryant sweeps… Read More ›


Mount St. Mary’s 61 LIU Brooklyn 54

Well, what is a good way to ruin LIU Homecoming and LIU Hall of Fame Day? Have what is probably THE worst loss of the season as LIU Brooklyn falls to the surging Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers 61-54 at the Barclays Center on Saturday afternoon. LIU blew an early 21 point lead and then a… Read More ›


LIU Brooklyn 71 Central Connecticut 66

It wasn’t pretty but they will take it. LIU Brooklyn used a 13-8 run down the stretch to close this game out and get their first road conference win of the season with a 71-66 victory at Detrick Gymnasium on Thursday night and move to 2-3 in the NEC. LIU started off the game well… Read More ›

Nura Zanna was an unstoppable force in the second half with fifteen second half points. (Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU Brooklyn 82 Wagner 87

  Momentum┬ácan be fickle at times. Once a team has it, they ride it and once a team losses it, it’s not easy to get it back. In a way, that was what happened to LIU Brooklyn Saturday night up on Grymes Hill in Staten Island in falling to the Wagner Seahawks by the score… Read More ›


Sacred Heart 81 LIU Brooklyn 82

Forty minutes wasn’t enough to determine a victor. It took two overtimes to settle this game but in the end, LIU Brooklyn came out with a desperately needed 82-81 victory against Sacred Heart at the Steinberg Wellness Center on Thursday night. The win breaks LIU’s three-game losing streak and it salvages a win out of… Read More ›