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The NEC News Wire: July 24

Here is the latest edition of NEC News Wire: – Fairleigh Dickinson men’s basketball released their full schedule on Tuesday. The Knights will have four home games in their eleven games non-conference schedule against Division III FDU Florham, Lafayette, Princeton and Delaware. Interestingly, the Princeton game is scheduled to be a 9:30pm start. FDU has… Read More ›

The 5 Best LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball Moments of 2013-14

Last season, the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball entered the season as three-time defending NEC champions. Optimism was high entering the season but as we all know, a multitude of injuries helped rob the Blackbirds any real opportunity to continue their winning ways and finished the season 9-20 and out of the NEC tournament for the… Read More ›

Long-time LIU Brooklyn AD John Suarez reportedly leaving the school after 17 years. (Photo Credit: LIU Brooklyn Athletics/

LIU Brooklyn AD John Suarez reportedly leaving his position after 17 years

In a bit of stunning news this afternoon, it was announced by Northeast Conference commissioner Noreen Morris on her Twitter account that long-time LIU Brooklyn Athletic Director John Suarez is leaving his position at the university. Morris tweeted out the following early Wednesday afternoon: After 27 yrs in @NECsports as S-A & admin we're very… 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 ›

The NEC News Wire: The Catching Up Edition

Hey, what do you know. It is July! It has been more than 3 months now since the college basketball season ended and nearly 4 months since we saw the Mount’s Big Three rise the NEC championship trophy at Robert Morris to finish the NEC season. Time to get back into the swing of things… 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 ›

2014-15 Coaching additions for both LIU Brooklyn MBB and WBB

With the start of the 2014-15 academic year getting underway last week on July 1, Blackbirds Hoops Journal has learned of three coaching changes within both the LIU Brooklyn men’s and women’s basketball teams. First, the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team has a new Director of Basketball Operations in Jim Mack. Mack comes to LIU… Read More ›