2016-17 Men's Basketball News

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    March 13, 2017
    James Day Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Semifinalist Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine has announced the Top 20 male and female finalists for the 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. The winners will be profiled in its April 6, 2017 edition. The finalists were chosen from over 1,000 outstanding minority student-athletes nominated by their respective institutions.
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    March 02, 2017
    James Day Selected to USCAA Academic All-American Team Men’s Basketball Senior Center James Day has been selected to the USCAA Academic All-American list this season.
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    March 01, 2017
    Windham and Blake Receive USCAA All-American Selections The USCAA has announced their 2016-2017 All-American’s for Men’s and Women’s basketball and two of your Big Blues were selected as members of the team. Joshua Windham was named as a 2nd Team All-American this season and Tanasia Blake made the Honorable Mention List.
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    February 23, 2017
    MBB Finishes Season With Win The Big Blues were able to end the season on a high note and send the 5 seniors out with a win by a score of 85-79.
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    February 21, 2017
    BSC Honors 5 Seniors in Final Home Game The Big Blues played their final home game of the 2016-2017 and honored the 5 seniors for their time with the Men’s Basketball Program. Unfortunately, Alderson Broaddus was able to spoil the party, winning 81-75.
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    February 14, 2017
    Men Roll Past Ohio Valley The Big Blues went on the road to face Ohio Valley for the second time this season. This was one of the best games of the season for BSC as the team played a complete game. BSC led from the 1st whistle and never looked back, rolling 96-67.
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    February 04, 2017
    BSC Get's Back on Track with Win vs SIU The Big Blues hosted their 2nd to last home game of the 2016-2017 season against fellow NCAA Independent Salem International. This game was a back and forth affair with the Big Blues holding on to a 72-69 victory!
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    February 01, 2017
    Slow Start Hurts BSC The Big Blues came out in the 1st half only scoring 28 points. Things looked better in the 2nd, but BSC could not overcome the 1st half deficit and lost 96-68.
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    February 01, 2017
    Men Struggle in the 2nd Half vs WV Tech In the second half the Big Blues had some tired legs and the Golden Bears came from behind and ran away with the game, winning 82-61.
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    January 29, 2017
    Big Blues Win Streak Halted at Three The Big Blues went on the road after a two game home stand in a rematch from earlier this season against the Malone Pioneers. This rematch was not as close as the first time these two played in Bluefield as Malone snapped the Blues’ three game win streak with an 85-66 victory.
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    January 23, 2017
    Big Blues Come Back From Behind to Beat Tusculum Big Blues now have won three straight and 4 of their last 6.
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    January 19, 2017
    MBB Picks Up 1st Home Win The Big Blues win their second straight and three in the last five in a crazy second half against Ohio Valley!
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    January 17, 2017
    Big Blues Hold off Simmons College for Win The Big Blues pick up win number 3 on the season with a 69-61 victory over Simmons College of Kentucky.
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    January 12, 2017
    Big Blues Offense Shines in Win over Salem Big Blues offense comes alive as the team scores 90 points in a 90-78 victory over the Tigers of Salem International. This is the second win of the season for Bluefield State and comes off their highest scoring total of the season.
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    January 03, 2017
    BSC Outmatched in Evansville The Big Blues played their second game over the winter holidays against the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN. Things were not going Bluefield State’s was from the very get-go as the Screaming Eagles over powered the Big Blues. BSC only mustered 24 points in the 1st half and ended up falling 122-59.
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    December 30, 2016
    BSC Can't Overcome Pressure in 1st Game Back Big Blues returned from the holiday’s and faced off against a very tough Pfeiffer squad. Bluefield State could not overcome the intense pressure the Falcons put on the team and fell 112-79.
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    December 19, 2016
    Men's Basketball Gives Back to Local Community The Big Blues traveled to Bluefield’s Wade Center last week to help the Center prepare for an incoming mission group. The Men's basketball team moved furniture and created bunk beds for an incoming mission trip.
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    December 18, 2016
    Bluefield State Loses Another Close One at Home The Big Blues took on West Virginia Wesleyan in their last game before the winter holidays. The Big Blues were in it at the end but came up short losing 64-60.
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    December 15, 2016
    BSC Fails to Show Against Concord The Big Blues went on the road last night to face Mercer County Rival, Concord University. Unfortunately, the shots were just no falling for Bluefield State as they lost 90-53.
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    December 13, 2016
    Coach Price Makes WVVA Spotlight "The Price is Right" as WVVA Sports Anchor AJ Good said in a piece about Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach Derrick Price.
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    December 12, 2016
    Men Lose Both in Manchin Classic Men’s basketball drops both in Manchin Classic hosted by Salem International this weekend. This was a very tough tournament for the men as they played a solid University of Charleston squad and then turned right around and played West Virginia State. The men lost to Charleston 81-61 and then lost to West Virginia State 82-72.
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    December 05, 2016
    Big Blues Lose Heart-breaker at Home The Big Blues lose to start December in heartbreaking fashion to Malone University. Credit is due to the Pioneers who never gave in after being down by double digits early. Malone came back from behind and squeezed out a 3-point victory over the Big Blues 70-67.
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    November 28, 2016
    Big Blues Pick Up 1st Win of Season Over Tuskegee The Big Blues picked up their first win of the season this weekend in the Florida Tech Thanksgiving Tournament. After falling to host’s Florida Tech in the opening game Friday, the Big Blues bounced back and played an excellent game, defeating Tuskegee Saturday by a final score of 75-70.
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    November 28, 2016
    Bluefield State Falls to Rival Concord The Big Blues were back in action again today against Mercer County Rival Concord University. This was a quick turnaround for the team as they just finished a tournament in Florida on Saturday. Even with the lack of rest Bluefield State fought admiralty but ended up losing 71-59.
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    November 23, 2016
    Big Blues Fall to Defending CIAA Champions The Big Blues went on the road this Tuesday and took on the defending CIAA Champions, Virginia State University Trojans. This was a very tough road test for the Big Blues, especially early in the season. Unfortunately, the team could not overcome the road obstacles and fell to the Trojans 74-49.
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    November 19, 2016
    BSC Lose Both in JCSU Classic he Big Blues go 0-2 in the JCSU Classic hosted by Johnson C. Smith University. Bluefield State played the host’s Friday night and were in the game early but faded toward the end, losing 85-58. Saturday saw the Big Blues face off against Livingstone and the Blues lost 87-65.
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    November 16, 2016
    Battle of the Bluefields Belongs to Bluefield College The Men were back in action today in the annual rivalry game against Bluefield College. This year’s version of The Battle of the Bluefields had an even bigger meaning, as Head Coach Derrick Price was a member of the Rams Staff for the past 5 seasons. Unfortunately Coach Price and the Big Blues could not get the win and fell to the Rams 90-73.
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    November 12, 2016
    Big Blues Fall in Season Opener The Big Blues officially opened up their season today against the University of the Cumberlands. The Big Blues came out strong and led the Patriots in the first half but ultimately were over taken and defeated 78-68.
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    October 27, 2016
    Men's Basketball Season Preview The 2016-17 Big Blues look to get their season underway with new Head Coach Derrick Price. Price, who was hired over from Bluefield College, has already come in and made a profound impact on the team.
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    October 17, 2016
    Basketball Teams Start Season with Big Blue Madness Saturday night was Bluefield State's 4th Annual Big Blue Madness where the Athletic Department introduces the men's & women's basketball teams as they are allowed to start on court practice per NCAA Rules.
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    August 17, 2016
    Big Blues Hire Local Coach With Experience The Big Blues are excited to announce the hiring of Interim Men's Basketball Coach Derrick Price.