No. 14 Blinn Falls to Lamar State-Port Arthur, 98-70
BRENHAM, Texas — The No. 14 Blinn College men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season against Lamar State College-Port Arthur, 98-70, Saturday in the Kruse Center.
With the loss, the Buccaneers now hold a 5-1 overall and conference record.
“Lamar State-Port Arthur played a really good game and deserved this win,” head coach Scott Schumacher said. “Hats off to their players and coaches.”
Davion Coleman led the Buccaneers on offense with 23 points, Calvin Carpenter followed with 14, and Bonke Maring pitched in 12.
Lamar State-Port Arthur came out strong and held a 55-44 lead at the halfway mark. The Buccaneers fought for 26 points in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to catch up with the Seahawks.
Next, the Buccaneers will travel to face off against Tyler Junior College on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 41 NJCAA national championships since 1987. For more information, visit www.buccaneersports.com.