Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris denied St. Francis, Brooklyn, its first NCAA Tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 in the Northeast Conference tournament championship on Tuesday night.
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.
Bad luck? Absolutely. Panic? Not Glenn Braica — he’s from Brooklyn.
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.
They spent more than two hours aboard after NJT Train 3703 became entangled in damaged overhead wires on its trip from NYC to Trenton around 7 a.m. Friday.