Nakai and Do score in double figures but Aztecs women's basketball falls to Howard College

Freshman Tyra Do went 8 for 10 from the field and scored 16 points but the No. 14 ranked Aztecs women's basketball fell to Howard College 71-64 in the first day of the Eastern Arizona Classic. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum.
Freshman Tyra Do went 8 for 10 from the field and scored 16 points but the No. 14 ranked Aztecs women's basketball fell to Howard College 71-64 in the first day of the Eastern Arizona Classic. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum.

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (2-1) played a tough match-up against a Division I opponent on Thursday to open play at the Eastern Arizona Classic in Thatcher, AZ.

  • The No. 14 ranked Aztecs fell to Howard College (3-4) 71-64. The Aztecs were outscored 20-10 in the third quarter.
  • Sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) scored a game-high 24 points to go along with six rebounds, five assists and two steals. Freshman Tyra Do went 8 for 10 from the field and finished with 16 points.
  • Sophomore Shauna Bribiescas (Dobson HS) contributed with seven points, seven rebounds and four assists.
  • The Aztecs outrebounded the Hawks 46-34 for the game.

The Aztecs will be right back on the court on Friday when they play Lower Columbia College at 1:00 p.m.

HC     8   19   20   24   71
PCC  12  18   10   24   64