What You Need To Know: LIU Brooklyn

March 12, 2012

MSU Hoops

Bye-bye, blackbirds.

Here are the key facts about Michigan State opponent LIU Brooklyn in the first round of the NCAA tournament (we refuse to call them second-round games):

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York (the 718)

Conference: Northeast

Record: 25-8 (16-2)

Nickname: Blackbirds

Tournament Record: 0-4 (1981, 1984, 1997, 2011).

Most notable NBA player: Ray Felix, 1954 NBA rookie of the year.

Fun Fact: You can catch lots of trains to get to LIU. Take the M,R (local) or B, Q (express) to DeKalb Avenue or take the 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Nevins Street. Also, A, C can be taken to Jay St./ Borough Hall.

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