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LIU Brooklyn WBB team clinches a berth into NEC Tournament after a one-year absence. (Photo: Bob Dea)

LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball clinch spot in 2014 NEC Tournament

February 25, 2014

Congratulations are in order to the LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team. On Monday night, the Blackbirds defeated the FDU Knights at the Steinberg Wellness Center 56-40 on Senior Night, resulting in them clinching the final available spot in the NEC Tournament which starts on Sunday, March 9th. LIU Brooklyn return back to the NEC Tournament… Read More ›

Senior Cleandra Roberts leds LIU Brooklyn in scoring and rebounding. (Photo: Bob Dea)

A Split Weekend for LIU Brooklyn WBB as Offense Continues to Sputter

For LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team, this was supposed to be a season where they were hoping to take the next step in turning the program around after missing the NEC Tournament last season. That step was to get back to the NEC Tournament this season while integrating many new faces into the program. So… Read More ›

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A November to forget for LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball

November wasn’t a good month if you’re LIU Brooklyn’s women’s head basketball coach Gail Striegler or a member of this season’s LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team. It is tough when you go through the first month of the college basketball season and you come out of it winless in six games. What makes it even… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn MBB and WBB Television/Web Schedules

On Wednesday, the Northeast Conference released their NEC-TV schedule for the upcoming season. The conference announced that the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team will be appearing in three times on the NEC-TV package. Thus, we now have pretty much a full idea of LIU’s TV and Web stream schedule for the season. Here is the… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn's Cleandra Roberts posing for cameras at the 2013 NEC Basketball Media Day (Credit: Bob Dea)

BHJ’s Media Day Conversation with Gail Streigler and Cleandra Roberts

At the 2013 NEC Basketball Social Media Day inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Tuesday, I got to talk with LIU Brooklyn women’s head coach Gail Streigler who is entering her sixth season as head coach of the Blackbirds. Also with her for media day was the only four-year senior on her roster, guard/forward Cleandra Roberts… Read More ›

Four members of the 2013-14 LIU Brooklyn Women's Basketball team (L to R): Kelly Robinson/1495sports.com, Letava Whippy/sportsideo.com, Cleandra Roberts/sportsideo.com, Sophie Bhasin/ seawanhakapress.com

A Look Into The 2013-14 LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball Team

After three straight seasons of 19 or more wins and 10 or more wins in the NEC, the LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team had a rough go out of it last season. The Blackbirds finished with a 7-22 record and a 4-14 NEC record which put them in a eleventh place finish in the NEC… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn WBB hosts the annual LIU Turkey Classic

This weekend, the annual LIU Turkey Classic takes place at the Wellness Center at LIU Brooklyn. This year’s field includes LIU Brooklyn, Colgate, UMKC and Drexel. LIU Brooklyn takes on Colgate in the first game on Friday at 2pm followed by the UMKC versus Drexel in the second game at approximately 4pm. LIU Brooklyn comes… Read More ›