HOUSTON, Texas – Blinn College women's basketball had a hard time finding and hitting shots in a 56-37 loss to No. 19 San Jacinto College-North Saturday afternoon.
With its second consecutive road loss, Blinn falls to 16-9 overall and 9-6 in Region XIV play.
San Jacinto did a good job of shutting down lanes for Blinn right from the beginning and grabbed a 16-10 lead after one quarter. In its best quarter, Blinn was able to outscore San Jacinto 12-9 and get within 25-22 at the half.
That would be the last time that Blinn found momentum as San Jacinto came out and outscored Blinn 15-10 to grab a 40-32 lead. The Buccaneers were within striking distance to start the fourth quarter but only scored five points and San Jacinto took advantage to cruise to the 19-point victory.
Blinn will next play in its fifth consecutive road game on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Paris Junior College at 5:30 p.m. Paris is currently 2-10 in Region XIV games through 12 games.
Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 34 NJCAA national championships since 1987. For more information, visit www.buccaneersports.com.
About Blinn College
With an enrollment of 19,422 students, Blinn ranks among the nation's leaders in transferring students to leading four-year universities and has received national recognition for affordable educational excellence. For more information, visit www.blinn.edu.