Multiple reports have confirmed the news first Tweeted by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that former UMass head coach Derek Kellogg will be announced as the 14th head coach in LIU Brooklyn history tomorrow.
In a stunning decision, LIU Brooklyn has decided to not renew head coach Jack Perri’s contract when it expires in August. Continue reading “Jack Perri Out At LIU Brooklyn”
It went by way too fast, but here we are a few days away form the start of the NEC tournament. In the meantime, John and I diligently poured through the statistics and went through our recollections to determine the best NEC players of the 2016-17 season. Continue reading “NEC Awards and All-Conference Teams for the 2016-17 Season”
LIU Brooklyn’s experience helped the Blackbirds grind out a victory over their borough neighbor St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday, 63-58. After a three-pointer by Glenn Sanabria, his only basket of the game, the Blackbirds trailed by four with five minutes remaining but the St. Francis defense broke down the stretch to allow LIU to pull out the victory. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: LIU Brooklyn 63, St. Francis Brooklyn 58”
It’s time for us to hand out some fake hardware, since we are firmly at the halfway point of the season. Sample sizes have grown, trends have developed and players have begun to establish themselves. Continue reading “NEC Roundup: Midseason Awards and Power Rankings 4.0”
Ryan Peters once again joins me to talk about all things NEC. Continue reading “NEC Fast Break Season 2, Episode 5”
It wasn’t quite as close as last season, but for the second season in a row LIU Brooklyn escaped a tight contest against Loyola (MD) with a victory. Continue reading “LIU Brooklyn Edges Loyola (MD) at Barclays”
If you’ve been in a deep, dark cave for the last few months without a television or Wi-Fi connection, why didn’t you invite us?
In all seriousness, Tuesday night marks one of the most important and polarizing Election Days in America’s recent history, and it is also the first Presidential election most college students can vote in, three days before most of the basketball players among them begin the 2016-17 season.
BROOKLYN – LIU Brooklyn has passed the eye test as NEC contenders pretty much all season long, but alas that only works in multi-bid conferences when you’re canvasing for an at-large handout from the NCAA Selection Committee.
In one-bid leagues, it’s just the cold, hard, facts, ma’am, and the bottom line is the Blackbirds looked about as far from being NEC contenders as the local weathermen were in their forecasts back on Jan. 23, when LIU and St. Francis Brooklyn played on despite travel bans and two feet of snow outside.
A dominating performance on the glass and the defensive end earned LIU Brooklyn a convincing 82-69 victory over Wagner at the Steinberg Center on Thursday night. Continue reading “Rebounding And Defense Lead LIU Brooklyn Past Wagner”