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LIU Brooklyn 53 St. John’s 66

November 20, 2014

It was hard to know what to expect coming into Wednesday night’s LIU Brooklyn season opener at St. John’s. Head coach Jack Perri enters this season with nine players who have never played for LIU before so this was going to be the first time we all got to see what this new group of… Read More ›

Simply put, Thank You.

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 ›

Jason Brickman dishing off one of his ten assists. With 997 career assists, is three assists shy of 1,000 for his LIU career. (Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU suffers heartbreaking OT loss to CCSU. The Soar for Four officially comes to an end.

In a season that has seen its fair share of heartbreak for the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team and its fans, Thursday’s game against Central Connecticut State brought the final dagger to the hopes of any type of postseason play for the 2013-14 season as LIU loses in overtime to CCSU 86-82 at the Steinberg… Read More ›

One win down, two to go as LIU Brooklyn gets first win out of the way at Sacred Heart Thursday night (Photo: Bob Dea)

With LIU Brooklyn in “playoff mode”, defeat Sacred Heart in first of three must-wins

Tuesday night was the first of three consecutive “put up or shut up” games for the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team and they were able to put their first “put up” on the board with a 80-75 win over the now 1-13 Sacred Heart Pioneers at the vastly empty and quiet William H. Pitt Center…. Read More ›

After RMU disappointment, LIU Brooklyn goes down to SFU with not much fight

LIU Brooklyn came into Saturday’s contest against Saint Francis University, disappointed after losing a 16-point lead which lead to a nine-point loss at RMU. Yet, the Blackbirds had a chance to get some redemption and put themselves in position to possibly gain some ground on the only two teams they have chance left to catch,… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn suffers devastating loss to RMU, now in full desperation mode

At 3-8 coming into this game tonight, we all knew that many things would start needing to go right for LIU Brooklyn if they were to get an opportunity to defend their three consecutive NEC championships. We also knew they were facing an uphill battle on Thursday with first-place Robert Morris at the a gym… Read More ›

Jason Brickman dished out a season-high tying 14 assists and now has 961 career assists. (Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU Brooklyn gets much-needed win at Barclays, wins fourth straight Battle of Brooklyn

Six games. That is all that is left of LIU Brooklyn’s season if they didn’t start a major turnaround beginning with this Battle of Brooklyn game at the Barclays Center. LIU needed a win. St. Francis Brooklyn who has a rough week with guys being arrested and suspended and getting last minute reprieves to play…. Read More ›