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  1. 2014-2015 Northeast Conference Preview: Is it time for Robert Morris to dance again?

    Oct 13, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    Robert Morris has the talent to win the league, but that hasn’t led them to the promised land of the Big Dance in recent years.

  2. Mario Moody, Langston Burnett to leave Wagner program

    Apr 11, 2014, 9:42 AM EST

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    Wagner will reportedly lose two more players, with Mario Moody and Langston Burnett being released from their scholarships.

  3. 2014 NEC Tournament Preview: Can Robert Morris regain control of the league?

    Mar 4, 2014, 3:13 PM EST

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    It’s been five years since anyone in the NEC other than LIU-Brooklyn or Robert Morris has won the league’s automatic bid. While the Blackbirds have one of the nation’s best point guards in Jason Brickman, they suffered through a down year plagued by injuries and likely won’t extend their reign over the league to a…

  4. LIU Brooklyn’s Jason Brickman becomes fourth player to record 1,000 career assists

    Mar 2, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    With 8:33 remaining in the first half, LIU Brooklyn senior point guard Jason Brickman recorded his third assist of the night as Gerrell Martin sunk a 3-pointer. For Brickman, that would be his 1,000th career assist, becoming only the fourth player in college basketball history to reach that milestone in the final game with the…

  5. Report: St. Francis Brooklyn suspends four due to legal issues

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

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    With a 15-10 overall record and a 6-4 mark in the Northeast Conference, Glenn Braica’s St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers find themselves in a tie for third place in the NEC with hopes of at the very least hosting one game in the NEC tournament. But those hopes may have taken a hit on Wednesday night…

  6. POSTERIZED: Wagner’s Latif Rivers, Dwaun Anderson combine for spectacular alley-oop (VIDEO)

    Jan 11, 2014, 7:16 PM EST

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    Wagner avenged a loss in the semifinals of last season’s NEC tournament with an 84-70 win over LIU Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, with a 14-2 second half run giving the Seahawks a 17-point lead with 6:53 remaining. One of the big plays during that run was an alley-oop, with guard Latif Rivers throwing a pass…

  7. Central Connecticut State guard Kyle Vinales out 5-6 weeks with broken finger

    Jan 8, 2014, 5:14 PM EST

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    Less than two weeks after it was announced that senior Matt Hunter was academically ineligible, Central Connecticut State received some more bad news on the eve of the start of Northeast Conference play. According to Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant, junior guard and leading scorer Kyle Vinales will miss anywhere from five to six…

  8. LIU Brooklyn’s Julian Boyd re-tears ACL, ending his college career

    Jan 3, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

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    When it was reported that LIU Brooklyn senior forward Julian Boyd tore the ACL in his right knee for the second time in his career back in early September, the hope was that he would be able to return to the court at some point in January. If that were the case Boyd, who won…

  9. Central Connecticut State guard Matt Hunter declared academically ineligible

    Dec 29, 2013, 9:34 PM EST

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    Prior to Central Connecticut State’s close win over Albertus Magnus on Sunday afternoon, it was learned that the senior guard has been declared academically ineligible according to Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant. Hunter, who averaged 15.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game as a junior, was averaging 9.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in 12…

  10. Alex Isailovic’s three-pointer pushes St. Francis Brooklyn past Lafayette (VIDEO)

    Dec 20, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    After losing consecutive games to Army and Monmouth, Glenn Braica’s St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers have now won two straight games to move to 7-5 on the season. With just one player averaging in double figures, junior forward Jalen Cannon (14.3 ppg, 8.1 rpg), the Terriers have received contributions from multiple players this season. On Thursday…

  11. Former Butler wing Andrew Smeathers transfers to Mount St. Mary’s

    Dec 19, 2013, 6:55 PM EST

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    Just days before the start of the season, 6-foot-6 junior wing Andrew Smeathers announced his decision to leave Butler at the end of the fall semester. Having played an average of just four minutes per game in two seasons at the school, Smeathers made the decision based upon his desire for more playing time. On…

  12. LIU-Brooklyn PG Jason Brickman becomes NEC’s all-time assist leader

    Dec 12, 2013, 9:58 PM EST

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    In his three-plus seasons at LIU-Brooklyn, senior point guard Jason Brickman has been one of the more productive point guards in the country. With a career average of 8.6 points per game the San Antonio native isn’t a prolific scorer, but when it comes to setting up his teammates Brickman’s been sensational. On Thursday night…

  13. Nura Zanna injury makes LIU Brooklyn’s front court rotation even thinner

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:55 AM EST

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    When news broke last month that LIU Brooklyn senior forward Julian Boyd re-tore his ACL, the prevailing thought was that Jack Perri’s Blackbirds had enough options remaining in the front court to make a run at their fourth straight trip to the NCAA tournament. The best case scenario for Boyd would be to return to…

  14. Wagner’s Bashir Mason balancing student-teaching with coaching

    Oct 16, 2013, 8:00 PM EST

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    For a college basketball coach, the ability to manage one’s time is incredibly important. With the need to work with their current players, recruit future players, go over plans with their assistants and even take part in the glad-handing that’s become an important aspect of coaching at a high level (read: donations from boosters), head…

  15. Transfer David Andoh will not join Wagner program after all

    Sep 6, 2013, 12:27 PM EST

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    Earlier this summer former San Jose State forward David Andoh made the decision to transfer to Wagner, where he would have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2013-14 season. Plans have changed, as according to the Staten Island Advance Andoh is back in his native Canada and will not join the Wagner…

  16. Another ACL tear to sideline LIU Brooklyn’s Julian Boyd until at least January

    Sep 4, 2013, 5:41 PM EST

    Barclays Center Classic - Morehead State v LIU Brooklyn

    The collegiate career of LIU Brooklyn sixth-year senior forward Julian Boyd has hit another bump, as it was reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports that Boyd re-tore the ACL in his right knee this summer. According to the report the earliest that the one-time NEC Player of the Year would be able to return…