JACKSONVILLE, Texas — The Blinn College men's basketball team (16-9, 6-8) fell to Jacksonville College, 91-90, on Saturday night.
"It was a really good basketball game and it came down to them having the ball at the free throw line with it tied 90-90 for the final point," said Scott Schumacher, Blinn head coach.
Blinn rolled through the first half to hold a 55-47 advantage at the break, but Jacksonville was able to rally back for 44 points to take the win. Blinn and Jacksonville were tied 90-90 with 14.8 seconds left when the Jaguars made a free throw that led to the victory.
Next, the Buccaneers will return home to compete against Lee College on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kruse Center. The Blinn College women's basketball team will open the doubleheader against Coastal Bend College at 5:30 p.m.
Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 41 NJCAA national championships since 1987.