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, MO) 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, IA) 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 »
Published on January 12, 2015
Friday night, the Barclay College Bears Men’s Basketball team took to the court at Hockett Auditorium for their first action since December 6th, 2014. After the month long sabbatical, the Bears new look roster
featured just eight returning players from the Fall semester and to welcome them into 2015 was National Christian College Athletic Association … Read More »
Published on December 11, 2014
Last weekend the Barclay College Bears traveled south to Arlington, TX for their last two games of the first semester. #4 Arlington Baptist College hosted both Southwest Region games as the Bears faced Arlington Friday
night and then took on #10 Dallas Christian College (Dallas, TX) on Saturday afternoon in a rematch of their game … Read More »
Published on December 3, 2014
With one week of games left in the Fall semester and an 0-1 mark in Midwest Christian College Conference play, the Bears faced perennial power Manhattan Christian College (Manhattan, KS) on Tuesday night at Hockett
Auditorium. The game proved pivotal in the MCCC standings following #9 Faith Baptist Bible College’s sweep of both the Bears and … Read More »
Published on November 26, 2014
Tuesday night the Bears hosted an NCCAA Division II top ten opponent in #8 Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College (Moore, OK). It was the Bears second of four Southwest Region games this semester. They had already dropped
a competitive match to Dallas Christian College (Dallas, TX) at home and needed to protect home court to stay … Read More »
Published on November 24, 2014
Clarksville, Arkansas was the backdrop for the Barclay College Bears Men’s Basketball team this last weekend. On Friday night they played NCAA Division III host University of the Ozarks and then on Saturday afternoon
they took on Rhema Bible (Broken Arrow, OK). The Eagles of the Ozarks threw a full court press and a variety … Read More »
Published on November 16, 2014
Barclay College found themselves in Ankeny, IA for their first Midwest Christian College Conference games of the year. The Bears took on host school Faith Baptist Bible College on Friday night and then battled with
Emmaus Bible College (Dubuque, IA) on Saturday afternoon. After the long trek north, the Bears took to the court to … Read More »
Published on November 12, 2014
Tuesday night the Barclay College Men’s Basketball team made their first appearance in front of the home fans. They were coming off two exhibition games against Wayland Baptist University (Plainview, TX) over
the weekend and were ready for their first NCCAA Division II opponent, Dallas Christian College (Dallas, TX). It was not only the Bears … Read More »
Published on November 6, 2014
Tuesday night the Barclay College Men’s Basketball squad traveled north to McPherson, KS to open up their season against NAIA Division II Central Christian College with great expectations. They returned two starters
from a year ago as well as six other players with game experience at BC to go along with a host of new players. Prior to the game, … 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).