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Brooklyn is part of Long Island
Unfortunately the coaches that we face aren't this dumb. Sometimes I think fans and sports writers can't tell the difference between basketball and football.
Its five o'clock somewhere.
Aha... Here's why it's so confusing. LIU is in a rebranding process.
No matter. After we beat them no one outside of Long Island will think about them for a while.
Not sure why the Harrisburg paper is covering the Columbus Pod. Here is another story from the delusional blackbirds.
Will a 16-seed ever topple a 1 in NCAA tournament? LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds think time is now
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 9:27 PM Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 9:41 PM
DAVID JONES, The Patriot-News By DAVID JONES, The Patriot-News
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It has to happen sooner or later. The Long Island Blackbirds figure why not them and why not now?
That would be a No. 16-seed winning a game in the NCAA tournament. The Blackbirds figure they are the perfect candidates. They've been here before – just last year. They have an opponent more complementary to their style than last year.
While Michigan State isn't exactly Wisconsin as far as slug-it-out basketball, the Spartans play in a league that's as slow as any in the nation. And LIU-Brooklyn's players, especially springy 6-7 forward Jamal Olasewere and lithe 6-7 Julian Boyd, wonder if the Spartans can take the heat.
“Michigan State, they have 6-10, 6-9, 6-7,” said Olasewere. “Most of their bigs are heavy-set. With me and Julian, with the mobility of us, I've said they couldn't catch us with our quickness and speed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio loves to giddyup. LIU (25-8),...
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