2010–11 Long Island Blackbirds men's basketball team

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2010–11 Long Island Blackbirds men's basketball
LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds wordmark.svg
Northeast Conference Regular Season and Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Northeast Conference
2010–11 record 27–6 (16–2 NEC)
Head coach Jim Ferry
Assistant coach Jack Perri
Assistant coach Rich Glesmann
Assistant coach Jason Harris
Home arena Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center
Seasons
2010–11 Northeast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Long Island 16 2   .889     27 6   .818
Quinnipiac 13 5   .722     22 10   .688
Robert Morris 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Central Connecticut State 11 7   .611     19 12   .613
St. Francis (NY) 10 8   .556     15 15   .500
Wagner 9 9   .500     13 17   .433
Mount St. Mary's 9 9   .500     11 21   .344
Bryant* 7 11   .389     9 21   .300
St. Francis (PA) 7 11   .389     9 21   .300
Sacred Heart 6 12   .333     11 18   .379
Monmouth 5 13   .278     9 21   .300
Fairleigh Dickinson 3 15   .167     5 24   .172
2011 Northeast Conference Tournament winner
As of March 17, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for conference tournament

The 2010–11 Long Island Blackbirds men's basketball team represented Long Island University during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Blackbirds, led by 9th year head coach Jim Ferry, played their home games at the Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center and are members of the Northeast Conference. They finished the season 27–6, 16–2 in NEC play to capture the regular season championship. They also won the 2011 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to earn an automatic bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they lost in the second round to North Carolina.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
00 Kyle Johnson Guard 6–5 210 Senior Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 Jamal Olasewere Forward 6–7 210 Sophomore Silver Spring, Maryland
2 Milos Nikolic Forward 6–10 205 Senior Lugano, Switzerland
10 Troy Joseph Guard/Forward 6–6 195 Freshman Ajax, Ontario, Canada
11 Jason Brickman Guard 5–10 165 Freshman San Antonio, Texas
12 C.J. Garner Guard 5–10 160 Junior Silver Spring, Maryland
15 Kurt Joseph Guard 5–10 180 Sophomore Morganville, New Jersey
20 Booker Hucks Guard 6–6 210 Sophomore Bay Shore, New York
21 Arnold Mayorga Forward 6–7 225 Junior London, Ontario, Canada
22 Robinson Odoch Opong Guard 6–3 200 Freshman Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
23 Michael Culpo Guard 6–1 180 Junior Pittsfield, Massachusetts
24 David Hicks Guard 6–1 195 Senior Mendota Heights, Minnesota
32 Kenny Onyechi Forward 6–7 225 Sophomore Sugar Land, Texas
42 Julian Boyd Forward 6–7 225 Sophomore San Antonio, Texas

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Northeast Conference Tournament
3/3/11
7:00 PM
Saint Francis (PA)
Quarterfinals
W 90–75  25–5
Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center (1,072)
Brooklyn, NY
3/6/11
12:00 PM, MSG
Central Connecticut State
Semifinals
W 69–67  26–5
Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center (1,205)
Brooklyn, NY
3/9/11
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Robert Morris
Championship Game
W 85–82 OT 27–5
Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center (1,700)
Brooklyn, NY
NCAA Tournament
3/18/11*
7:15 PM, CBS
vs. No. 7 North Carolina
Second Round
L 87–102  27–6
Time Warner Cable Arena (16,852)
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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