Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 11, 2014

BSC women get ECAC postseason bid

BC men to host NCCAA regional; BC women on the road

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield State women’s basketball team has received a bid to the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) women’s basketball tournament. The Lady Blues, seeded third, will host No. 6 Lindenwood on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Ned Shott Gym. That will also serve as Bluefield State’s Senior Night, which was postponed earlier this month by weather.

• In other local college basketball action this week, the Bluefield College men will host the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Mid-East Regionals. The Rams will play Hiwassee on Thursday, with Union and Tennessee Temple meeting in the other semifinal. The finals will be held on Friday at 6 p.m. in the BC Dome.

The Bluefield College women will travel to face Union University in Jackson, Tenn., on Friday, with the finals slated there on Saturday.


The schedule for Bluefield College’s bracket in the regional basketball tournament of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA):


Mid-East Regionals

at Dome Gymnasium, Bluefield College

Thursday, March 13


Union (11-15) vs. Tennessee Temple (19-11), 5 p.m.

Bluefield (15-11) vs. Hiwassee (6-18), 7 p.m.

Friday, March 14


Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.



at Union University, Jackson, Tenn.

Friday, March 14

Bluefield vs. Union, 6 p.m.

Lee vs. Tennessee Temple, 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 15


Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.


ECAC Tournament

The schedule for Bluefield State College’s participation in the women’s basketball tournament of the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC):

Wednesday, March 12

No. 6 Lindenwood at No. 3 Bluefield State, 7 p.m.

March 15-16

at Alumni Hall, Fairfield University

Fairfield, Conn.

Regional winners, times TBA

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