LIU Brooklyn will face St. John’s at Barclays Center next season

Today, we got our first known date and opponent for the 2016-17 season for LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball.

CBS Sports college basketball insider Jon Rothstein tweeted out the following out Monday morning:

LIU Brooklyn last faced St. John’s in LIU’s season opener of the 2014-15 season at Carnesecca Arena, the campus home of St. John’s. [Read more…]

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: coxhub.com)

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 Zagsblog.com 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…]

LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball announces their 2015-16 schedule w/ update

LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri today on liuathletics.com announced the men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season.

The Blackbirds will be playing a full 30-game schedule with twelve non-conference games. Here is a game-by-game look at their complete schedule. [Read more…]

LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball officially finalize roster

LIU Athletics last week officially finalized their 2015-16 men’s basketball roster with the inclusion of freshman walk-ons Malcolm McMullen and Raiquan Clark.

The inclusion of the two walk-ons put the official final number of players on the roster to sixteen, 13 scholarship players and three walk-ons. The sixteen players on the LIU roster is a high for the program in the Jack Perri head coaching era. In fact, I can’t remember the last time LIU had sixteen players on their current roster. [Read more…]

Blackbirds unveil new uniforms for upcoming season

I told you this offseason that LIU Brooklyn would be getting a new look in their uniforms to go along with their new court at the Steinberg Wellness Center. Well, those new Nike LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball uniforms made their debut during the team’s picture day this past Friday and through social media, we got to get a glance at the new threads the Blackbirds will be playing in this season. [Read more…]