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Jason Brickman #15 of the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

LIU Brooklyn Punches Ticket To NCAA Tournament With 3rd Straight NEC Title

It may be the third time in a row LIU Brooklyn has won the Northeast conference tournament, but this championship was anything but secure for the Blackbirds.

03/13/2013

Louisville coach Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Louisville, Kentucky & More

I’m well aware of what Duke has accomplished with Ryan Kelly in the lineup, but there’s just something about this group of Cardinals that makes me believe that Rick Pitino will wind up winning his second national championship.

03/11/2013

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Four LIU Basketball Players Suspended, Charged With Assault After Brawl

The fight broke out during a welcome-back party for students at the Brooklyn campus on Saturday.

09/21/2012

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

Rothstein Files: 2012 End Of Year Awards For NYC Area College Basketball

With the annual Haggerty Award Dinner set for Thursday night at the Tarrytown Marriott, we unveil our end of season awards.

04/26/2012

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

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Rothstein Files: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer

The Madness is on! Find out what to expect — and which names to keep track of — throughout Friday’s action.

03/16/2012

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Rothstein Files: 64 Reasons To Love The NCAA Tournament

Who doesn’t love the NCAA tourney? Jon Rothstein tells us why this year’s tournament will live up to its March Madness moniker.

03/15/2012

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Iona ‘Unbelievably Excited’ For At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament

Call it a MAAC miracle! In a surprise – perhaps the biggest in the field – Iona got a ticket to the dance.

WFAN–03/12/2012

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Rothstein Files: NEC Notebook: Braica Doing Big Things At St. Francis, Plus Other Notes

Bad luck? Absolutely. Panic? Not Glenn Braica — he’s from Brooklyn.

WFAN–02/22/2012

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

Scott Machado (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Just watch Iona’s Scott Machado once and you’ll see the truth.

WFAN–01/23/2012

Scott Machado (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

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