Jim Ferry

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Villanova got tremendous news this week when the NCAA cleared Wake Forest transfer Tony Chennault to play next season thanks to a waiver.

06/22/2012

LIU's Jim Ferry (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

No. 16 LIU Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong, Give Bracket A Brooklyn-Style Shock

Make no mistake, the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds are a New York team, a melting pot of talent with the city’s street smarts and swagger to back it up.

03/16/2012

LIU's Jim Ferry (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: LIU Continuing Momentum Under Ferry

Since starting 5-6, LIU has won nine games in a row and is in sole possession of first place in the NEC with a perfect 8-0 record in conference play.

WFAN–01/25/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Iona-LIU

Despite not being much of a perimeter threat during the first three years of his career, Scott Machado now has a reliable stroke from deep.

WFAN–11/29/2011

Long Island coach Jim Ferry, left, celebrates with his team after they beat Robert Morris 85-82 in overtime to win the Northeast Conference Championship NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 9, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

LIU Wins NEC, Brings NCAA Tournament Bid To Brooklyn

Jamal Olasewere scored seven of his 31 points in overtime and LIU earned its first NCAA tournament bid in 14 years with an 85-82 overtime victory against two-time defending champion Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference title game Wednesday night.

WFAN–03/10/2011

St. John's Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Parise: Red Storm Rolling

In honor of all the Top 10 wins that #25 ranked St. John’s has won this season, here is a Top 10 ‘quick thoughts list’ on metropolitan basketball.

WFAN–02/22/2011

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LIU Blackbirds Continue To Surprise NCAA

The Long Island University Blackbirds are having the school’s best season in over a decade, and the best college basketball team in Brooklyn doesn’t have one player from the borough. Fuhgeddabout it.

WFAN–02/21/2011

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St. John’s Leads Dramatic Change In NY-NJ Hoops

There are 19 Division I schools within a 90-minute trip to Madison Square Garden, the center of all New York hoops, and 10 have a new coach this season.

WFAN–11/11/2010