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Elvar Friðriksson played his best game in nearly a month in helping LIU sweep CCSU. (Photo: Bob Dea)

Central Connecticut 55 LIU Brooklyn 67

A win. That was all head coach Jack Perri and his LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds were worried about getting as they played Central Connecticut State for the second time this season as LIU returned home to the Steinberg Wellness Center for the first time in three weeks. A win was what they got as LIU for… Read More ›

LIU Gameday Preview – Game 20 (NEC Game 9) – Central Connecticut

Opponent: Central Connecticut Record: 3-18, 1-7 NEC (Last game: W vs Wagner, 53-50)  KenPom Ranking: 343 Tip-Off Time: 7:00pm Location: Steinberg Wellness Center – Brooklyn, NY Media Game Coverage: Online: NEC Front Row; Audio: Red Zone Media Meeting History: 38th all-time meeting. Central Connecticut leads the series, 19-18. LIU took the first meeting back on January 15 up at CCSU… Read More ›


Martin Hermannsson named NEC and ECAC Rookie of the Week

On Monday, the NEC announced that LIU Brooklyn freshman Martin Hermannsson was named this week’s NEC Rookie of the Week for his stellar play last week. He was also named ECAC men’s basketball Rookie of the Week. Last week was Hermannsson best week in conference play this season as he averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists,… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn 80 Fairleigh Dickinson 76

It wasn’t pretty at times but LIU Brooklyn got a desperately needed NEC win at Fairleigh Dickinson as they held off the Knights to win 80-76 on Saturday afternoon. The Blackbirds used another strong start to the game to get out in front by thirteen at 25-12 with over eight minutes left in the first… Read More ›

LIU Gameday Preview – Game 19 (NEC Game 8) – Fairleigh Dickinson

Opponent: Fairleigh Dickinson Record: 7-11 (Last game: Loss vs Sacred Heart, 78-77, OT)  KenPom Ranking: 316 Tip-Off Time: 4:30pm Location: Stratis Arena – Hackensack, NJ Media Game Coverage: Online: NEC Front Row Meeting History: 98th all-time meeting. FDU leads the all-time series 48-47. FDU won the first meeting of the season back on January 5th by a score of 75-69. FDU has… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn 69 Bryant 74

The tale of two halves season continues for LIU Brooklyn as once again, LIU couldn’t sustain their first half momentum into the second half as they let go of a seven-point halftime lead and lose for the second straight game 74-69 to the Bryant Bulldogs at the Chace Athletic Center on Thursday night. Bryant sweeps… Read More ›


Mount St. Mary’s 61 LIU Brooklyn 54

Well, what is a good way to ruin LIU Homecoming and LIU Hall of Fame Day? Have what is probably THE worst loss of the season as LIU Brooklyn falls to the surging Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers 61-54 at the Barclays Center on Saturday afternoon. LIU blew an early 21 point lead and then a… Read More ›