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Kwe Askew signs NLI to play for LIU Brooklyn

April 16, 2015

It’s official! Stamford (CT) High School forward Kwe Askew today signed his National Letter of Intent to attend LIU Brooklyn and play for the men’s basketball team next season. Scott Ericson of the Stamford Advocate/Hearst Connecticut Media, who also was the first to announce the Askew to LIU news last week, tweeted this photo of… Read More ›

Jonathan Tshibuy leaves LIU Brooklyn after one season

With already over 400 players (and growing by the day) transferring out from where they played or were on the roster in 2014-15, it was likely just a matter of time before we finally heard of a LIU Brooklyn player also transferring out of the program. That word come down early Friday evening when the… Read More ›

A first look into next season for LIU Brooklyn

The 2014-15 LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball season brought about plenty of ups and downs as the Blackbirds finished the season 12-18 and 8-10 in the NEC. Youth was the theme of this season as LIU’s six freshmen and three sophomores accounted for 77% of the team’s total playing time. This valuable on-the-court experience as well… Read More ›

The younger guys are coming around with guidance from a vet. (Photo: Bob Dea)

The maturation of the 2014-15 LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds

It may feel or seem like a long time ago now but let’s rewind the clock back a little bit. All the way back to November. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team went that entire first month of the season winless, an 0-4 November. The losing continued on into the first week of December. The… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn MBB Official 2014-15 roster announced, Jerome Frink added.

This morning, LIU Brooklyn Athletics released the official men’s basketball roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season. There was no real surprise to the roster with the exception of LIU announcing the addition of 6’7” junior forward Jerome Frink who comes to Downtown Brooklyn from Florida International University. He will play for the Blackbirds in 2015-16 after he… Read More ›

Blackbirds adds junior college transfer Jonathan Tshibuy

It has been a busy 24 hours for the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team after a mostly pretty quiet summer. Yesterday, it was announced that redshirt senior guard/forward Troy Joseph had transferred from LIU to play in his home province of Ontario, Canada at McMaster University. Today, there are multiple reports announcing that LIU Brooklyn… Read More ›

Troy Joseph will not return to LIU Brooklyn

One of the big question marks of the off season for the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team has been answered today. Since the season ended last March, it was a question whether or not would-be fifth-year senior Troy Joseph would return back to Brooklyn for his final season of eligibiliity. Today, we learned officially that he… Read More ›