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Category: Basketball

Men’s Basketball Clinched NEC Tournament Birth With A Win Over FDU

Brandon Glogau Staff Writer The Blackbirds men’s basketball team has clinched a Northeast Conference tournament birth for the third straight season after defeating last year’s raining NEC champions, the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights by a final score of 75-69 on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Steinberg Wellness Center.   Senior guard Iverson Flemming led the […]

Op Ed: Was Last Year’s NBA Finals A Little Strange?

By Scott Adams, Sports Writer Last year’s NBA Finals told two stories. The first story was the coronation of the Golden State Warriors, who had the best regular season record in NBA History, taking a 3-1 series lead on the way to eliminating a Cleveland Cavaliers team that had superstar, Lebron James. The second story […]

Martin hangs up his jersey in his final year at LIU

Basketball star embraces his final season as a Blackbird

LIU lets go of Coach Gail Striegler & rest of staff

LIU Women’s Basketball team in search of new coaching staff

Women’s basketball wins against Wagner

Win over Wagner bumps Blackbirds to 7th place in NEC


Women’s basketball team looks and end another dreadful start to their season By Nick Thomas The LIU women’s basketball team suffered their sixth consecutive loss of the season. On Dec. 7, the Blackbirds were defeated at an away game against Columbia University, 54-45. Like most games this season, LIU got off to an electric start […]


By Nick Thomas On Tuesday, Dec. 9, it would seem that the ball players were finally fed up with losing, much like the rest of the LIU supporting student body. In their away game against Maine, they finally overcame their losing streak. The team was lead by the freshman point guard, Elvar Fridrikson, who managed […]


Fleming discusses his inspiration and love for the sport By Toyibat Oridami Seawanhaka: Where are you from? Iverson: North Brunswick, New Jersey When did you start playing basketball, and why? By the age of 5. It’s a family thing. It’s always been in the family, my dad put a ball in my hand when I […]


Women’s basketball Ashley Brown gives her take on style & sports By Toyibat Oridami SEAWANHAKA: Do you consider yourself to be someone with a lot of style? BROWN: Sometimes I can be. Sometimes I’ll wear something really unique and different, and other times I’ll wear something really simple and chill. It depends on where I […]

The Losing Streak Continues To Grow

BY Alyssa Gospodarek LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball team dropped a 70-59 decision to the University of Pennsylvania on Dec. 5 in Philadelphia. The loss would extend their record to 0-7. Senior Cleandra Roberts led LIU with 18 points and seven rebounds. Although the Blackbirds caught an early lead, they were not able to overcome a […]