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Inside the Blackbirds – August 13

August 13, 2014

Welcome to the first edition of a new feature I would like to call “Inside the Blackbirds” which is all about updating you on all the latest happenings surrounding LIU Brooklyn men’s and women’s basketball. With just about 50 days to go until the official start of the college basketball season, it is time to… Read More ›

NEC Team GB Stats

The NEC News Wire – August 7

Here is the latest edition of the NEC News Wire: – The Great Britain senior men’s basketball team wrapped up their series of preparation games before they play a series of qualification games for the 2015 FIBA European Basketball Championships. Team GB which features two NEC alums in LIU Brooklyn’s Kyle Johnson and St. Francis… Read More ›

NEC Attendance

The NEC News Wire: July 31

It is the final day of July already (where has the summer gone?!) and according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein’s daily countdown, we are currently 64 days until the official start of the new college basketball season on October 3rd. Summer leagues are either over or nearing an end. Some players are either going to… Read More ›

The NEC News Wire: July 16

Here are a few noteworthy items which came across the NEC News Wire in the past few days. – Wagner released their non-conference schedule on Tuesday becoming the second NEC team to do so. Wagner’s head coach Bashir Mason and his team has a pretty tough slate of opponents in their 11-game non-conference schedule. They… Read More ›

NEC Suspensions Update

With the Battle of Brooklyn game being the next game for both LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn on Sunday because of the snow storm postponements, here is an update on the St. Francis Brooklyn players suspensions which came out late last night. The four St. Francis Brooklyn players who are affected by the suspensions… Read More ›

News and Notes Around the NEC: December 16

With just a few shopping days left until Christmas and with teams either entering or in the middle of their finals hiatus, it is a good time to check up on how some of the other teams in the NEC are getting through their non-conference season with three and half weeks left until the start… Read More ›

NEC MBB Week 1 Recap

With LIU Brooklyn in the middle of a ten day layoff between games, it is a good time to review the first week of the NEC basketball season and see how the rest of the league has started out their 2013-14 campaign. – One upset and one near close upset was the story of the… Read More ›