Published on February 24, 2015
For 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 »
Published on February 24, 2015
Friday 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 »
Published on February 23, 2015
From 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 »
Published on February 16, 2015
Live Men’s MCCC Bracket Live Men’s MCCC Bracket (Consolation) Live Women’s MCCC Bracket Live Women’s MCCC Bracket (Consolation)… Read More »
Published on February 12, 2015
Tuesday night the Barclay College men’s basketball played their final regular season Midwest Christian College Conference game on the road in Manhattan, Kan. Manhattan Christian College had won the past six regular
season MCCC titles but this season they were in log jam for third place behind the Bears and Faith Baptist Bible College (Ankeny, Iowa). … Read More »
Published on February 9, 2015
The final two regular season home games for the 2014-15 Barclay College Bears were this past weekend. Both games were against Midwest Christian College Conference opponents with plenty at stake. Friday night Calvary Bible
College (Belton, Mo.) ventured to Bear country and then Ozark Christian College (Joplin, Mo.) was in town for Homecoming on Saturday … Read More »
Published on February 4, 2015
The Barclay College men’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with NAIA Division II Southwestern College (Winfield, Kan.) on Tuesday night at the historic Stewart Field House. It was a tightly contested match that
saw the Moundbuilders prevail in the end. The Bears scored the first two buckets of the game, and took a 4-0 lead less … Read More »
Published on February 1, 2015
The Bears were coming off two very important Midwest Christian College Conference road wins when St. Louis Christian College (Florissant, Mo.) and Central Christian College of the Bible (Moberly, Mo.) visited Haviland
this last weekend. Both games were extremely important as the Bears continue to jockey for seeding in the quickly approaching MCCC Tournament. Friday … Read More »
Published on January 27, 2015
This past weekend the Barclay College Bears men’s basketball team plunged into the thick of Midwest Christian College Conference play as they traveled to Calvary Bible College (Belton, M0.) on Friday night and
then headed south to Joplin, MO to face Ozark Christian College. With one early MCCC loss to Faith Baptist Bible College (Ankeny, Iowa) back in November, … Read More »
Published on January 22, 2015
Tuesday night, the Bears were coming off an impressive 81-66 win over NCAA Division III University of the Ozarks (Clarksville, AR) when they traveled to Moore, OK to tackle #4 Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College.
It was the second meeting between the two schools this year to satisfy their requirements to be in the NCCAA … 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).