2016-17 Men's Basketball News

  • The Price is Right for the Big Blues
    April 14, 2017
    The Big Blues are pleased to announce the permanent hiring of Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach Derrick Price. Coach Price has been the Head Coach for the Big Blues for one season after being at rival, Bluefield College for 5 seasons as an Assistant.
  • James Day Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Semifinalist
    March 13, 2017
    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.
  • James Day Selected to USCAA Academic All-American Team
    March 02, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Senior Center James Day has been selected to the USCAA Academic All-American list this season.
  • Windham and Blake Receive USCAA All-American Selections
    March 01, 2017
    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.
  • MBB Finishes Season With Win
    February 23, 2017
    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.
  • BSC Honors 5 Seniors in Final Home Game
    February 21, 2017
    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.
  • Men Roll Past Ohio Valley
    February 14, 2017
    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.
  • BSC Get's Back on Track with Win vs SIU
    February 04, 2017
    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!
  • Slow Start Hurts BSC
    February 01, 2017
    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.
  • Men Struggle in the 2nd Half vs WV Tech
    February 01, 2017
    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.
  • Big Blues Win Streak Halted at Three
    January 29, 2017
    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.
  • Big Blues Come Back From Behind to Beat Tusculum
    January 23, 2017
    Big Blues now have won three straight and 4 of their last 6.
  • MBB Picks Up 1st Home Win
    January 19, 2017
    The Big Blues win their second straight and three in the last five in a crazy second half against Ohio Valley!
  • Big Blues Hold off Simmons College for Win
    January 17, 2017
    The Big Blues pick up win number 3 on the season with a 69-61 victory over Simmons College of Kentucky.
  • Big Blues Offense Shines in Win over Salem
    January 12, 2017
    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.
  • BSC Outmatched in Evansville
    January 03, 2017
    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.
  • BSC Can't Overcome Pressure in 1st Game Back
    December 30, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Basketball Gives Back to Local Community
    December 19, 2016
    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.
  • Bluefield State Loses Another Close One at Home
    December 18, 2016
    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.
  • BSC Fails to Show Against Concord
    December 15, 2016
    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.
  • Coach Price Makes WVVA Spotlight
    December 13, 2016
    "The Price is Right" as WVVA Sports Anchor AJ Good said in a piece about Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach Derrick Price.
  • Men Lose Both in Manchin Classic
    December 12, 2016
    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.
  • Big Blues Lose Heart-breaker at Home
    December 05, 2016
    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.
  • Big Blues Pick Up 1st Win of Season Over Tuskegee
    November 28, 2016
    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.
  • Bluefield State Falls to Rival Concord
    November 28, 2016
    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.
  • Big Blues Fall to Defending CIAA Champions
    November 23, 2016
    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.
  • BSC Lose Both in JCSU Classic
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • Battle of the Bluefields Belongs to Bluefield College
    November 16, 2016
    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.
  • Big Blues Fall in Season Opener
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Basketball Season Preview
    October 27, 2016
    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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