Salem, WV- 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.
Four Big Blues were in double figures for the game, which helped attribute to the 12-point win on Saturday. BSC lived at the line, having 45 attempts and converting on 34 of them. In comparison, Salem International only made 16 of their 23 attempts on the night. Joshua Windham and Julian Hernandez were virtually perfect from the charity stripe, with Windham going 10-11 and Hernandez going 11-12. This success from the line attributed to their breakout nights as both scored season highs. Hernandez went 6-12 (4-9 from 3) and had a total of 27 points. Windham went 8-20 (2-8 from 3) to score 28 points in the game.
Overall, it was a solid shooting night for the Blues. As a team, they shot 41% from the field, 39% from 3. Their 45 attempted free throws were the most all season. When asked about the increase in foul shots, Coach Price said it was his game plan all along. "We wanted to be more aggressive and get to the rim. It worked out for us in this game and we hope to continue that trend for the rest of the season."