Men Basketball

2014 Champs

SVCC earned a three-peat in 2014 as it won the school its seventh Virginia Community College System title with an 89-61 win over Thomas Nelson CC.  It was the fifth championship in the past six years for SVCC.

SVCC WON ITS SEVENTH STATE TITLE IN 2014 WITH A 81-69 WIN OVER THOMAS NELSON CC. IT WAS THE FIFTH CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE PAST SIX YEARS. - See more at: http://southside.edu/sports/basketball-mens/staff#sthash.5lTCQMsh.dpuf

2014 Championship Photo

SVCC WON ITS SEVENTH STATE TITLE IN 2014 WITH A 81-69 WIN OVER THOMAS NELSON CC. IT WAS THE FIFTH CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE PAST SIX YEARS. - See more at: http://southside.edu/sports/basketball-mens/staff#sthash.5lTCQMsh.dpuf

 2013 Champs

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team repeated as Virginia Community College System state champions after topping Tidewater CC 127-111. The victory improved SVCC to 17-6 on the season. The championship was the fourth for the school in the past five seasons and sixth overall.

2013 Championship Team


2012 Champs

The top-seeded Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team earned the 2012 Virginia Community College System state title after topping second-seeded Northern Virginia CC 85-83.

2012 Champs


SVCC falls in Semifinals - 2011

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team fought to the end but Thomas Nelson CC scored with 3.5 seconds left to pull out a 108-106 win over the two-time defending state champions in the semifinals of the 2011 VCCS state tournament.

2011 Semi Final game


 2010 Champs

The Southside Virginia Community College men's basketball team won the VCCS state tournament with a 119-104 win over Tidewater CC in Roanoke. Pictured on the front from left are Demond Faulcon, Rahsaan Stith, A. J. Fowlkes, Bobby Smith, and Desmond Faulcon. On the back from left are Vincent Brown, coach; Dro Potillo. C. J. Boyd, Brandon Williams, Jay Corley, Anthony Demarco, mgr., Aaron Newby, mgr., Javon Lockett and Dennis Smith, coach. (SVCC photo)

Champs

2009 Champs

The Southside Virginia Community College men's intercollegiate basketball team won the VCCS state championship with a 91-69 win over Northern Virginia CC at Bethel High School in Hampton. On the front from left are Michael Johnson, Brandon Williams, Michael Thornton, A. J. Fowlkes and Eric Dubose. On the back from left are Vincent Brown, asst. coach; Derrick Osborne, mgr.; Rico Clarke, Eric Wulff, Jack Browne, Roger Lassiter and Dennis Smith, coach.


 History

The Southside Virginia Community College Force basketball team from the John H. Daniel Campus joined the Virginia Community College System club league during the 2003-04 season and earned a very respectable fourth place finish in the Virginia Community College State Club Basketball Tournament. The team won three straight VCCS division titles from 2006-2008 and captured the VCCS state championship title in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013. The Force also won the NIRSA Mid-Atlantic Regional title at the University of Virginia in 2007 and finished as runner-up in the ACIS National Championships in 2010.

Dennis Smith, a Workforce Development Director, on the John H. Daniel Campus, coaches the Force. Smith is a longtime youth basketball coach in Southside, Virginia and led the Southside Virginia Shooting Stars 16u team to a USBA National Championship in Myrtle Beach, SC in June, 2006.

To be eligible to participate in athletics within the VCCS, students must be enrolled in at least six credits at the college and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Interested players or coaches interested in scheduling games should contact Coach Smith on the John H. Daniel Campus by calling 434-736-2008 or through email at dennis.smith@southside.edu.

Coach Dennis Smith
John H. Daniel Campus
434-736-2008
dennis.smith@southside.edu