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A first look into next season for LIU Brooklyn

March 25, 2015

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 ›

Jordan Allen decides to head to Sacred Heart instead of LIU Brooklyn

Apparently, Hofstra transfer Jordan Allen has had a change of heart and has decided to not attend LIU Brooklyn and play for the Blackbirds. ESPN’s Recruiting Scout/Analyst Adam Finkelstein on his Twitter feed tweeted out the news this afternoon: Hofstra transfer Jordan Allen is heading to Sacred Heart. Eligible right away with 2 years to… Read More ›

Blackbirds begin arriving at the nest for the 2014-15 season

Over the Fourth of July weekend, most of the 2014-15 LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team either returned back to campus or arrived to stay for the first time and started summer session classes as preparations for the upcoming season is about to get underway with summer workouts and practices. Although officially, the upcoming college basketball… Read More ›