WILBERFORCE, OHIO — Sasha Simmons scored 10 points and Eva Grose contributed four points and eight rebounds in her college debut, but Bluefield State dropped a season-opening 58-37 decison at Central State.

Bluefield State, which travels to Livingstone on Tuesday, scored just 20 points in the first half and 17 in the second. Adizatou Maiga added nine points and Simmons grabbed seven boards.

The Lady Blues were hampered by 44 turnovers.

BLUEFIELD STATE (0-1)

Maiga 4-5 0-0 9, Smyre 1-3 0-0 2, Shareef 2-6 0-2 5, Grose 2-6 0-1 4, Ellis 1-1 0-0 3, White 0-0 0-0 0, Honaker 0-1 0-0 0, Stuart 0-3 0-2 0, Simmons 3-9 4-6 10, Watts 2-6 0-2 4. Totals 15-40 4-13 37.

CENTRAL STATE (2-0)

McGee 1-4 2-2 4, Ubadigo 4-14 3-5 14, Wilson 5-16 103 11, Morrow 0-1 1-2 1, Ofomata 3-8 0-0 6, Smith-Powell 0-3 0-0 0, McKinley 0-1 0-0 0, Searcy 0-3 0-0 Wimberly 1-4 0-3 2, Henderson 2-4 2-3 6, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Cannon-Dixon 1-1 0-0 2, Galloway 6-17 0-0 12. Totals 23-77 9-18 58.

Halftime: CSU 25-20. 3-point goals: BSC 3-10 (Shareef 1-2, Maiga 1-2, Ellis 1-1, Simmons 0-3, Stuart 0-2); CS 3-18 (Ubadigo 3-8, Wilson 0-3, McGee 0-2, Ofomata 0-1, Smith-Powell 0-1, Searcy 0-1, Wimberly 0-1, McKinley 0-1). Reb: BSC 46 (Grose 8); CS 42 (Galloway 11). Ast: BSC 4 (Shareef 2); CS 11 (Wilson 3). Total fouls: BSC 21; CS 15. Fouled out: Shareef, Ellis. Technicals: Galloway. Att: 325.