Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 11, 2014

BSC women get ECAC postseason bid

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

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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.

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

MEN

Mid-East Regionals

at Dome Gymnasium, Bluefield College

Thursday, March 13

Semifinals

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

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

Friday, March 14

Championship

Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.

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WOMEN

at Union University, Jackson, Tenn.

Friday, March 14

Bluefield vs. Union, 6 p.m.

Lee vs. Tennessee Temple, 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 15

Championship

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

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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