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