BC Adds Duel Sport Athlete

Published on July 29, 2015 - IMG951227Ben Priebe, son of Bill and Cindy Priebe, has decided to attend Barclay College this fall and play both soccer and basketball. The 6’5″ Priebe is a 2014 Rose Hill High School (Rose Hill, Kans.) graduate that spent the 2014-15 academic year Cowley County Community College (Arkansas City, Kans.). Priebe comes to Haviland with a multitude … Read More »

Junior College Point Guard Joins BC

Published on July 22, 2015 - ess1437236248886Lex Pena has decided to transfer to Barclay College this fall after finishing his associates degree at Jamestown Community College (Jamestown, N.Y.) this summer. Pena has been in attendance at Jamestown for the last two years. He graduated from Osceola High School (Osceola, Fla.) in 2012 and then attended one year of prep school. While at prep school … Read More »

Men’s Basketball Adds Two More

Published on July 14, 2015 - dakotacOver the last week, the Barclay College men’s basketball team added two more players to the program. Embassy Academy (Odessa, Texas) point guard Dakota Carter and shooting guard Branden Jackson (Alpine, Texas). Carter averaged 17 points and 4 assists as a senior at Embassy, which competes in the Texas Christian Athletic League. He also earned all-state … Read More »

Bears Land Promising Transfer

Published on July 6, 2015 - FullSizeRender (8)On June 29th the Barclay College men’s basketball team received word that transfer student Quinton Walker had chosen to attend Barclay starting this fall. Walker, a 6’2″ shooting guard, is a 2013 graduate of Roxton High School (Texas). Walker was pivotal in the success of Roxton High School’s boy’s basketball team. As a senior, he … Read More »

Men’s Basketball Signs CA Recruit

Published on June 3, 2015 - IMG_1443Jared Hays, a 6’1” guard from Hesperia Christian School (Hesperia, Calif.), committed to attending Barclay College and competing for the men’s basketball team this coming fall. Hays is a proven all-around athlete. He was an All-California Interscholastic Federation Division 6 selection in basketball and football as as senior while leading Hesperia Christian to a runner-up finish in … Read More »

Men’s Basketball 2014-15 Year in Review

Published on May 4, 2015 - Casey Roberts © 2015 for Barclay CollegeAlthough the Barclay College men’s basketball team concluded their 2014-2015 season with a heartbreaking loss in the opening round of the National Christian College Athletic Association Southwest Region Tournament, they gave the Barclay faithful plenty to cheer about, including a 7-1 home record against Midwest Christian College Conference opponents. They finished the season 12-16 overall … Read More »

Bears Upset in SW Region Tournament

Published on March 4, 2015 - Casey Roberts © 2015 for Barclay CollegeOn Thursday, February 26th the Barclay College men’s basketball team began their opening round of the playoffs with a familiar foe in Ozark Christian College (Joplin, Mo.). The Bears were the #4 seed in the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Southwest Region Tournament hosted in Arlington, Texas while Ozark was the #5 seed. … Read More »

NCCAA Names Brodhead Student Athlete of the Week

Published on February 24, 2015 - NCCAA Student Athlete of the WeekFor his efforts during the Midwest Christian College Conference tournament held in Haviland, Kan. last week, the National Christian College Athletic Association named junior Charles Brodhead (Lompoc, Calif.) as the division two student athlete of the week. In wins over Calvary Bible College (Belton, Mo.) and Ozark Christian College (Joplin, Mo.) in the quarterfinals and semifinals … Read More »

MCCC Post-Season Recognition

Published on February 24, 2015 - MCCC logoFriday night, the Midwest Christian College Conference paused the conference tournament held in Haviland, Kan. to take time to celebrate the many accomplishments during the regular season. Among the winners were a handful of Barclay College men’s and women’s basketball players. On the women’s side, junior Shandy Edenborough (Goodwell, Okla.) and junior RaeLyn Epp (Corn, … Read More »

MCCC Tournament Runner-Up for Men’s Basketball

Published on February 23, 2015 - Casey Roberts © 2015 for Barclay CollegeFrom February 19-21 it was Barclay College’s turn in the rotation to host the Midwest Christian College Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournament. The Bear’s earned the #2 seed for the tournament following a 7-2 run through the regular season, finishing one game behind Faith Baptist Bible College (Ankeny, Iowa). With high hopes of a … Read More »




Head Coach: Royce Bryan

Royce Bryan enters his fifth season as the Bears Head Men's Basketball Coach. In his first four years he has compiled a 47-55 record. In those four years the Bears won the Midwest Christian College Conference in 2010-11, had the second most wins in school history in 2012-13 (18) and have had multiple NCCAA Division II and ACCA All-Americans come through the program.

Prior to Barclay College, Bryan started his coaching career as the head freshman coach at Scott County High School in Scott City, KS in 2003-04. The following two years he worked as the graduate assistant for the Southwest Baptist University Men's Basketball program where he earned his masters degree in Educational Administration. In 2005-06 he helped lead the Bearcats to an MIAA regular season and tournament championship as well as a #1 seed in the NCAA Division II national tournament. In 2007-08 he became the head coach at Walnut Grove High School in Missouri and then from 2008-2010 he was the head coach at Greensburg High School in Kansas.

Bryan is a native to Haviland High School and graduated from there in 1999. He attended Neosho County Community College as a freshman where his team won the KJCAA East and came within one game of qualifying for the national tournament. The following year he played at South Plain College in Levelland, TX where he earned his associates degree before transferring to Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN to finish his playing career. While there he earned NSIC honorable mention honors as a junior and first team honors as a senior. He was named Bemidji State University Outstanding Athlete of the Year in 2002-03 and was named to the Verizon Academic All-American Team in the same year. He completed his Bachelor of Science from BSU.

"My basketball and life philosophy centers on modeling and living out Jesus. I want to make a difference in the lives of people and in the players that come through the program. We use basketball as another way to glorify Him and train ourselves in a lifestyle of Christ likeness," said Bryan.

He is married to Shari for ten years come May and they have three children: Kami (6), Eli (5) and Jozi (2).