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LIU enjoying resurgence in Brooklyn

Leading the NEC, the Blackbirds have their sights set on their first NCAA bid since 1997

Updated: February 11, 2011, 9:14 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The resurgence of St. John's has been the biggest story in the Big Apple this college basketball season.

But the best story might be happening in Brooklyn, not Queens.

After an 87-76 home win over St. Francis (N.Y.) on Wednesday night, Long Island University is 19-5 overall and in first place in the Northeast Conference at 11-2. The Blackbirds have won 13 of their past 14 games as they attempt to make the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in school history and ...

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