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Julian Boyd will not return this season after tearing ACL third time, ending his LIU career(4)

January 3, 2014

LIU Brooklyn Athletics today officially announced that sixth-year forward Julian Boyd will not be returning to the court this season thus effectively ending his brilliant LIU Brooklyn career. LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri revealed that Boyd re-tore his ACL for a third time on a non-contact drill as he was preparing to make his… Read More ›

Watching from the Birds Nest: Five takes from LIU Brooklyn MBB practice

Yesterday, I got the opportunity to visit the Steinberg Wellness Center for the first time this season and got a chance to take in a LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball practice as they begin final preparations for the start of regular season which is just over a week away. First thing you can see is that… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn freshman Nura Zanna is out for the season with a hand injury

Ok Blackbird fans. I hate being the bearer of bad news but there is no getting around it. The injury bug has claimed another victim on this season’s Blackbird squad. Blackbirds Hoops Journal has learned that 6’7″ freshman forward Nura Zanna is out for the entire 2013-14 season with a hand injury. LIU Brooklyn head… Read More ›

Julian Boyd re-tears ACL over the summer. Out until January at the earliest.

Hump day is usually a crappy day in general but for Blackbird Nation, this couldn’t have been worse news to receive at the end of the work day. Sixth-year senior forward Julian Boyd who was recovering from an ACL tear he suffered back in December, has re-tore his ACL and at best-case scenario, will be… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn officially releases 2013-14 Men’s Basketball roster

This afternoon, the LIU Brooklyn Athletics Department officially announce the signings of the last four newcomers to the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball problem and thus finalizing the 2013-14 roster. This upcoming season’s LIU Brooklyn roster will include seven returnees and six newcomers. The returnees are sixth-year senior forward and 2012 NEC Player of the Year Julian… Read More ›

Kedar Edwards leaves LIU for JuCo next season, never played a game for LIU

It appears that guard Kedar Edwards and LIU Brooklyn have decided to go their separate ways. Brad Winton of JuCoRecruiting.com tweeted the following on Wednesday: State Fair CC has signed Kedar Edwards (6-5/Wing/2014). Edwards propped last season at LIU.— Brad Winton (@JucoRecruiting) July 24, 2013 Edwards was added late last summer to the 2012-13 roster… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn adds one more new player for 2013-14 in Landon Atterberry

LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball back on Sunday, June 30th, got a verbal commitment from Landon Atterberry, a 6’6″ forward junior college transfer from Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina Blackbirds Hoops Journal has learned. Atterberry verified his commitment to LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri and the Blackbirds that Sunday afternoon through Twitter after visiting… Read More ›