LIU Brooklyn lands second 2016 commit in point guard Julian Batts

St. Thomas More point guard Julian Batts verbally committed to LIU Brooklyn on Friday. (Photo:

A busy week of roster reshuffling continued on Friday.

Not even twenty-four hours after learning that junior point guard Aakim Saintil was transferring from LIU Brooklyn, LIU head coach Jack Perri and staff quickly found his replacement on the roster with the verbal commitment of 5’11”/6’0” point guard Julian Batts from St. Thomas More Prep School in Connecticut.

Batts announced his commitment on Twitter with the following tweet: (click on the note on the left to read his announcement.) [Read more…]

Aakim Saintil transfers out from LIU Brooklyn after only one season

The transfer news keeps on coming for LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball.

A couple of days after news broke that twin brothers Trevin and Trevon Woods would be transferring from LIU, on Thursday it was revealed via a tweet from Adam Zagoria of that junior point guard Aakim Saintil will also be transferring out after just one season in Downtown Brooklyn. [Read more…]

Blackbirds land first 2016 commit in Ashtyn Bradley as the Woods twins transfers out

In what has been a pretty quiet offseason for LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball thus far, some noise was finally made late Monday night into Tuesday afternoon.

Word started circulating on Twitter that LIU Brooklyn had landed their first 2016 commit in 6’3” shooting guard Ashtyn “Syrup” Bradley. The first tweet regarding Bradley’s commitment to LIU was put out by Reggie Rankin of ESPN Recruiting. [Read more…]

Another season comes to a close. Time to say Thanks!

Tonight a new men’s basketball champion will be crowned and thus officially ending the 2015-16 college basketball season.

Although, LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball season ended nearly a month ago, for me, I like waiting until the day of the national championship game to proclaim the finality of the season.

As far as LIU Brooklyn goes, it was another up and down season although it did end with them with a winning overall record for the first time in three seasons and a .500 record in the NEC which is the first non-losing conference mark in three seasons as well. [Read more…]