2016-17 NEC First Look: Central Connecticut State

Will replacing the longest tenured head coach in the NEC revitalize the CCSU program? New CCSU head coach Donyell Marshall is hoping to do just that. (Photo – uconnhuskies.com)

2015-16 results: 4-25, 3-15 (NEC), Last place in NEC.

Impact Losses:

Brandon Peel (F) – 11.7 PPG, 9.1 RPG, All-NEC Third Team – graduated
J.J. Cratit (G) – 7.1 PPG, 1.4 RPG – transferred – Now at: Missouri Southern State (D2)
Jahlil Nails (G) –  6.7 PPG, 2.0 RPG – transferred – Now at: Palm Beach State College (JUCO)

Who’s In:

Tyson Batiste (G)
Kashaun Hicks (G)
Chris Williams (F)
Harrison Kay (C)
Tafari Whittingham (F) – 5th year senior
Donyell Marshall, Jr. (F) – Walk-On [Read more…]

LIU Brooklyn will participate in Boston U’s Steve Wright Classic this November

It has been a while but finally today we have an update on LIU Brooklyn’s non-conference schedule.

While, other NEC teams such as Central Connecticut, Bryant and St. Francis Brooklyn recently released their complete non-conference schedules, news of LIU’s non-conference schedule has been very few and far between this summer.

Last Friday though, Boston University Athletics put out a release announcing their first Steve Wright Classic round-robin tournament which will be held at Boston U’s Case Gym from November 18th to the 21st. The tournament is named in honor of the Boston U. Hall of Fame star. [Read more…]

LIU Brooklyn gets late addition in point guard Jashaun Agosto

LIU Brooklyn got a late addition in landing point guard Jashaun Agosto out of Seattle, WA. (Photo: Jashaun Agosto/Twitter)

LIU Brooklyn got a late addition in landing point guard Jashaun Agosto out of Seattle, WA. (Photo: Jashaun Agosto/Twitter)

Well, that was fast.

Last week, we learned that All-NEC first teamer Martin Hermannsson was taking his talents back to Europe and signed with a professional club in France. Well, LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri and his coaching staff went to working quickly on getting another player onto the 2016-17 roster and they did just that.

This afternoon, LIU Brooklyn landed 2016 point guard Jashaun Agosto out of Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington. He announced his commitment on his Twitter page. [Read more…]