LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY BLACKBIRDS NEWS

Wagner surges past LIU Brooklyn 81-65 in NEC tourney

NEW YORK (AP) Michael Carey scored a career-high 28 points with 10 rebounds and Wagner pulled away from LIU Brooklyn 81-65 on Saturday in a Northeast Conference tournament semifinal. The top-seeded Seahawks (22-9) will face No. 2 seed Fairleigh Dickinson (17-14), winners over fifth-seed Mount Saint Mary's, in Tuesday's championship game. It was tied at 43 after 6 1/2 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Zouzoua has 7 3s, 29 points as Bryant tops Brooklyn 88-83

NEW YORK (AP) Nisre Zouzoua hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both season bests for the freshman, and Bryant held on to defeat LIU Brooklyn 88-83 on Saturday. The Bulldogs led 43-32 at halftime and were still up by 11 after a 3-point play from Shane McLaughlin with 5:50 remaining before the Blackbirds got a 3 from Aakim Saintil that started a run to pull within 78-75...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn beats Saint Francis (Pa.) 94-89 in overtime

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) Martin Hermannsson scored seven of his 25 points and Aakim Saintil five of his 20 in overtime to lead LIU Brooklyn to a 94-89 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.) on Saturday. LIU's Nura Zanna, who had 12 points, scored the first basket in overtime and Hermannsson and Saintil took care of the rest. Jerome Frink added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Joel Hernandez...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn beats rival St. Francis Brooklyn 82-67

NEW YORK (AP) Martin Hermannsson had 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals to help LIU Brooklyn beat rival St. Francis Brooklyn 82-67 on Monday. St. Francis Brooklyn pulled within 54-46 with 11:43 remaining but LIU Brooklyn scored the next six points and led by double digits the rest of the way. Joel Hernandez and Jerome Frink each had 15 points for LIU Brooklyn...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn upends Wagner 82-69 behind 2 double-doubles

NEW YORK (AP) Jerome Frink scored 26 points with 14 rebounds and Martin Hermannsson added 17 with 11 boards - his first career double-double - and LIU Brooklyn upended Wagner 82-69 on Thursday night, knocking the Seahawks out of a three-way tie for first place in conference. Nura Zana added a season-high 16 points for the Blackbirds (12-12, 6-7 Northeast Conference), who swept...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Hermannsson leads LIU Brooklyn over Mount St. Mary's 77-74

NEW YORK (AP) Martin Hermannsson scored 21 points, Jerome Frink had 19 and LIU Brooklyn beat Mount St. Mary's 77-74 on Thursday night. Hermannsson was 5 of 11 from the field and made 9 of 10 free throws. Frink added a game-high nine rebounds and finished on 7-of-14 shooting. Joel Hernandez chipped in 14 points for LIU Brooklyn (11-11, 5-6 Northeast Conference). BK Ashe scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Frink scores 24, LIU Brooklyn beats Sacred Heart 92-84

NEW YORK (AP) Jerome Frink scored 24 with 14 rebounds, and Martin Hermannsson had 22 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals to help LIU Brooklyn beat Sacred Heart 92-84 Monday night. Frink made 10 of 14 field-goal attempts, including three 3-pointers, and blocked four shots. Joel Hernandez finished with 15 points and Aakim Saintil 14 for LIU Brooklyn. Cane Broome...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Francis wins Battle of Brooklyn 64-49 over LIU-Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Hooper was named MVP of the 41st Battle of Brooklyn, coming off the bench to score 15 points, leading four players into double-digit scoring as Saint Francis defeated LIU Brooklyn 64-49 on Saturday. Amdy Fall added 11 points and matched his career-high with 13 rebounds while blocking four shots as St. Francis (8-13, 4-4 Northeast) held the Blackbirds to 22...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU dispatches Bryant 79-61

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) Trevin Woods scored a career-high 20 points and LIU Brooklyn dispatched Bryant 79-61 on Saturday. Woods was 6 of 10 from beyond the arc with five rebounds for the Blackbirds (9-8, 3-3 Northeast). Aakim Saintil scored 16 points, Joel Hernandez had 15, and Jerome Frink added 12 points and seven boards. Martin Hermannsson had eight assists to go with 11 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn edges Wagner 71-70.

NEW YORK (AP) Martin Hermannsson's free throw with 11 seconds to go gave LIU Brooklyn a 71-70 win over Wagner on Thursday night. Glenn Feidanga made a steal and fed Jerome Frink for a dunk to give LIU a 70-68 lead with 37 seconds left. Wagner's Romone Saunders made a free throw then Hermannsson sank his. After Wagner's Corey Henson missed a shot, the Seahawks fouled Feidanga...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Morris upends LIU Brooklyn 70-60 with late surge

NEW YORK (AP) Rodney Pryor scored 21 points and corralled 11 rebounds as Robert Morris upended LIU Brooklyn 70-60 in a Northeast Conference clash on Thursday night. Elijah Minnie and Isaiah Still scored 13 each in a game with five ties and four lead changes. Minnie sparked a breakaway 8-1 spurt sinking one of his three 3-pointers with 3:30 left in the game. He capped it with a...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn beats Central Connecticut 76-67

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Jerome Frink scored 19 points and LIU Brooklyn beat Central Connecticut State 76-67 on Monday night. Frink was 9 of 16 from the floor as the Blackbirds (7-6, 1-1 Northeast) shot over 46 percent and made 4 of 13 from beyond the arc. Martin Hermannsson had 17 points with six assists, Aakim Saintil scored 16 points and Joel Hernandez added 11. Central Connecticut...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn holds off Incarnate Word 66-59

NEW YORK (AP) Martin Hermannsson scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as LIU Brooklyn held off Incarnate Word's late run for a 66-59 win on Tuesday night. Jerome Frink added 14 points and had four steals and two blocks for LIU Brooklyn (6-4). The Blackbirds were up 27-26 at the half and pushed that to 54-43 with 4:37 left in the game. Incarnate Word had a 10-2 run to close...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn beats UMass Lowell 84-72

NEW YORK (AP) Iverson Fleming scored a season-high 17 points and LIU Brooklyn defeated UMass Lowell 84-72 on Thursday night. Joel Hernandez and Jerome Frink both added 16 points and eight rebounds. Aakim Saintil scored 13 points for the Blackbirds (4-2), who snapped a two-game losing streak in ending a two-game winning streak for the River Hawks (3-3). LIU Brooklyn hit 12 of...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

LIU-Brooklyn rallies past NC Central 78-77 in final minutes

NEW YORK (AP) Jerome Frink scored 18 points and had a key block in the closing seconds to help Long Island-Brooklyn to a 78-77 comeback victory over North Carolina Central on Sunday. The Blackbirds (3-0) took a 78-77 lead when Aakim Saintil hit 1 of 2 free throws with 24 seconds remaining. The Eagles, who were up 12 deep into the second half, missed two shots in those last 24...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Frink with 25 points, LIU Brooklyn beats Maine 84-79

NEW YORK (AP) Jerome Frink had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead LIU Brooklyn to an 84-79 victory over Maine on Thursday night. Fink shot 9 of 11 from the floor. Martin Hermannsson scored 23 points and Aakim Saintil chipped in 12 for the Blackbirds (2-0). Nura Zanna added 8 points with 11 rebounds. Aaron Calixte had 18 points to lead Maine (0-2). Kevin Little scored 15 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: LIU Brooklyn provides first buzzer-beater of 2015

The 2015-16 basketball season has just started and we have already had a few upsets and some crazy plays. There are bound to be a ton more buzzer-beater endings throughout the year, but they had to start somewhere. The first one of the year came from the LIU Brooklyn Black Birds. On Monday night, they were on the road against Loyola (MD) with the score tied at 68 with five seconds...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

You have to see how LIU Brooklyn beat Loyola (MD)

The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds opened the season on Monday night with a win they will not replicate again.With five seconds left, Loyola (MD) had the ball under its own hoop. Jarred Jones caught the in-bounds pass in the middle of the lane and had a shot at the game-winner, but his attempt was sent away by 6-foot-7 Jerome Frink. The blocked shot went to Martin Hemannsson, who pushed...
Via FOX Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn shoots past Sacred Heart 80-75

Gerrell Martin scored a career-high 26 points and Jason Brickman scored 14 and compiled 12 more assists as he climbed into fourth place nationally with 987 career assists as LIU Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 80-75 in a makeup game Tuesday night. Brickman scored eight points - including back-to-back 3-pointers - as the Blackbirds (9-18, 4-10 Northeast Conference) opened on a 13...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn upsets St. Francis (NY), 69-68

Troy Joseph converted two free throws with 6 seconds left to allow LIU-Brooklyn to upset St. Francis, 69-68 Sunday. Ben Mockford drilled a 3-pointer as time expired to pull St. Francis within one. The loss knocked the Terriers (15-11, 6-5) out of a tie with Wagner for third place in the Northeast Conference standings and into a tie with Mount St. Mary's for fifth. The Blackbirds...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant rallies, beats LIU-Brooklyn 87-79

Dyami Starks and Alex Francis combined for 47 points and Bryant erased a 10 point halftime deficit in beating LIU-Brooklyn 87-79 on Thursday night. Starks entered the game with 991 points and joined the 1,000 point club for Bryant just past the midway point of his junior season. Starks logged 23 points, while Francis added 24 points and 11 rebounds. LIU-Brooklyn (6-12, 1-4 Northeast...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Reigning NEC Champ LIU Brooklyn Needs Buzzer Beater To Defeat Lamar

Photo: Kin Man Hui, San Antonio Express-News The early portion of the 2013-14 season has not been easy for LIU Brooklyn (4-6), the three-time defending champions in the Northeast Conference. Injuries have been popping up as often as Jason Brickman assists, and the Blackbirds’ definition of defense is generously broad. With only eight, healthy scholarship players practices have...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn rallies for 74-72 win over Norfolk St

Gerrell Martin scored 16 points, including the game-winning layup in the final seconds, to lift LIU Brooklyn to a 74-72 comeback victory over Norfolk State on Sunday. The Blackbirds (2-4) trailed by six points with barely two minutes remaining in the game, but tied it up at 72 with an 8-2 run sparked by a pair of E.J. Reed free throws followed immediately by a 3-pointer by Troy...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

LIU Beats Norfolk State in a Thriller 74-72

A little home cooking was exactly what the Long Island University Blackbirds needed this afternoon. After an 0-3 road trip to the west coast, the reeling Blackbirds returned home to Brooklyn Sunday to face a talented Norfolk State team. It took 39 minutes and 59 seconds of game clock, but All-American candidate Jason Brickman found Gerrell Martin streaking in and hit him with a...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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