NCAA Capsules-East Regional

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Conference: Northeast. Bid: Northeast champion.

Region: East. Seed: No. 15.

Tournament Record: 0-3, 3 years. Last NCAA Appearance: 1997.

Scoring: Team (82.6); Julian Boyd 12.9; Jamal Olasewere 12.9; David Hicks 11.0; Kyle Johnson 10.8.

Rebounds: Team (41.8); Julian Boyd 8.8; Jamal Olasewere 6.8; Kyle Johnson 5.6; Kenny Onyechi 4.3.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (15.1/15.3); Jason Brickman 5.4/1.9; C.J. Garner 3.4/2.3.

3-pointers: Team (.366); Michael Culpo 50; Kyle Johnson 50; David Hicks 40.

Last Ten: 10-0.

The Skinny: The Blackbirds earned their first NCAA bid in 14 years with a thrilling overtime win against two-time defending NEC champ Robert Morris. LIU calls home the borough of Brooklyn, a short walk from the construction site that will soon be the New Jersey Nets’ home, too.

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