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Elvar Friðriksson and Jamil Hood Jr., both are transferring from LIU Brooklyn. (Photos: Bob Dea/BHJ)

LIU Brooklyn loses two point guards in Friðriksson and Hood, both transferring

In what was pretty much a rather quiet offseason up to this point for LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball, got a bit noisy on Wednesday as news of not one but two LIU freshman point guards transferring from the program. Freshmen Elvar Friðriksson and Jamil Hood Jr., both are leaving Downtown Brooklyn and continuing their college… Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn's new women's head basketball coach is Stephanie Oliver, previously assistant coach at Seton Hall. (Photo: Seton Hall Athletics)

LIU Brooklyn hires Stephanie Oliver to become their 11th women’s head basketball coach

After a lengthy nationwide search (60 days to be exact from when the search began on March 20th), LIU Brooklyn officially announced their eleventh women’s head basketball coach in Seton Hall assistant coach Stephanie Oliver. Oliver will succeed former women’s head coach Gail Striegler who was let go by the school back on March 20th…. Read More ›

LIU Brooklyn adds third 2015 commit in JUCO transfer Aakim Saintil

LIU Brooklyn added a third 2015 commitment on Saturday with the addition of junior college transfer Aakim Saintil. Saintil announced the news himself on Twitter Saturday afternoon. Pleased to announce that I will be committing to play at LIU Brooklyn next year @LIUBasketball 🙏🏀 — Aakim Saintil (@A_Saint20) May 9, 2015 Saintil is a 5’11″/6’0″ point… Read More ›

Kwe Askew signs NLI to play for LIU Brooklyn

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 ›

Julius van Sauers becomes LIU Brooklyn’s second 2015 commit

LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball added their second commit from the 2015 class in Julius van Sauers, a 6’7″ forward from the Netherlands. The news of LIU latest verbal commit was first announced on Twitter by @ChristopheEPcom early this morning: Julius von Sauers from CBA Amsterdam commited to LIU Brooklyn — EuropeanProspects (@ChristopheEPcom) April 15, 2015… Read More ›

Early thoughts on possibilities for LIU Brooklyn’s 2015-16 non-conference schedule

My next peek looking into LIU Brooklyn 2015-16 season is taking an early glance at what to expect from the Blackbirds non-conference schedule. Right now, there isn’t a whole lot to it. LIU completed three home-and-home series this past season with games against Temple, Lehigh and NJIT. Plus, LIU played in the preseason NIT and… 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 ›