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

July 15, 2014

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 ›

LIU Brooklyn gets verbal commit from Martin Hermannsson of Iceland according to report

The roster moves continue for Jack Perri and the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds, as it is being reported by Hörður Tulinius of in Iceland (the website is in Icelandic, use Google translate to read in English) that they have landed a verbal commitment from 6’3″ shooting guard Martin Hermannsson from Iceland. Sources confirm the report. Hermannsson, once it… Read More ›

E.J. Reed and D.J. Griggs are both reportedly transferring from LIU Brooklyn

With the additions of Jamil Hood Jr. during the regular signing period and then the reports of Hofstra’s Jordan Allen transferring to LIU Brooklyn, the Blackbirds had a surplus of players on their roster and just not enough scholarships to accommodate them all. Well, it looks like the transfer news that Blackbirds fans have been waiting… Read More ›

According to a source, Jordan Allen has committed to play for LIU Brooklyn in 2014-15. (Photo: Hofstra Athletics Communications)

Hofstra transfer Jordan Allen commits to LIU Brooklyn

The offseason of player moves continues as Blackbirds Hoops Journal has learned through a source that 6’6″ forward Hofstra transfer Jordan Allen has made a decision in terms of his college basketball future and has decided to commit to LIU Brooklyn for the remainder of his college playing career. Allen has two seasons of eligibility… Read More ›

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

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 ›