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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

Bobby Valentine (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox, Mets Manager Bobby Valentine Hired As AD At Sacred Heart

Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletic director at Sacred Heart University. The university in Fairfield, Conn., said Friday that Valentine’s appointment will be formally announced next Tuesday.

02/22/2013

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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

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

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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