Category Archives: LIU WBB
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 into the LIU Turkey Classic with a record of 1-1 after an opening day victory at Columbia 53-42. Senior point guard Krystal Wells led LIU with 22 points including 5 for 6 from three. Ebony Davis grabbed 14 boards for the Blackbirds in the win. LIU lost their last game at Albany 67-50 on November 13. The Blackbirds were led by freshman guard Sophie Bhasin with 17 points. Bhasin was 7 for 12 from the field including 2 for 3 from downtown. Krystal Wells pumped in 16 points in the loss. LIU shot under 40% from the field vs. Albany and shot just 50% from the free throw line. Wells is currently LIU’s leading scorer with 19.0 ppg. Sophie Bhasin is second in scoring with 11.5 ppg and Ebony Davis leads the team in rebounding with 10.5 rpg. Read the rest of this entry
For the 2011-12 LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball team, the year couldn’t have gotten off to a greater start. In fact, it was all-time record start for the Blackbirds. Head coach Gail Striegler’s team started the season with a sizzling hot 11-1 non-conference record. That record included wins at Drexel from the CAA, Charlotte and LaSalle from the Atlantic 10, at Nevada from the WAC and Oklahoma State of the Big 12. Sprinkle in a 1-1 NEC record from two December games and the Blackbirds entered 2012 and the rest of the NEC season in great shape at 12-2. Read the rest of this entry