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Basketball Athletes Earn NEC Pre-Season Awards

By Lexi DeLorimiere, Staff Writer The Long Island University Basketball teams are working hard despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Ty Flowers and Brandy Thomas received All-NEC awards going into the playing season. While this isn’t the first time being awarded, both players are still grateful and excited…

NBA Set to Return in December

By Chris Smith, Staff Writer The NBA has announced its schedule for the 2020-2021 season. There is  a return date much sooner than anticipated for some players. The announcement comes on the heels of the Los Angeles Lakers championship to cap off a COVID-19 shortened season on Oct. 11.  The…

Men’s Basketball Tops the Competition

By Jason Glickman, Staff Writer There was no shortage of things to celebrate for the men’s basketball team on Thursday, Feb. 27 as they came away with a victory over the Wagner College Seahawks on senior night with a score of 74-66. The starting five for the Sharks represented the…

A Victorious Night for Men’s Basketball

BY JASON GLICKMAN STAFF WRITER The men’s basketball team defeated the first place Merrimack Warriors in a conference game on Saturday, Feb. 8, walking away victorious in overtime with a score of 67-64. In addition to that, it was a record-breaking day for LIU, as three Sharks hit career marks…

Women’s Basketball Breaks Losing Streak

By Jason GlickmanStaff Writer The Sharks women’s basketball team defeated the Red Flash from Saint Francis University 71-53 inside the Steinberg Wellness Center on Monday, Jan. 27. It was an all-around team effort from the Sharks, as three players finished with double digit points, including sophomore guard Brandy Thomas who…

Men’s Basketball Falls to New Haven

By Matthew Weinstein Staff Writer The men’s basketball team began their 2018-2019 season on Wednesday, Nov. 14, with a 74-43 home loss to the University of New Haven in a non-conference game.   Seven players were eligible to play that day. With the news of the upcoming merger between LIU…