Samera Henry, who had a game-high 24 points and 17 rebounds, tied the game at 76-76 on a three-point play with 17 seconds remaining, but Mesa hit a three-pointer on its final possession and won, 79-76.
The Knights snapped a four-game skid on Wednesday night with a a 64-57 home victory over MiraCosta in the opening game of conference play. Freshman Samera Henry came off the bench to lead the Knights with 16 points, seven rebounds, and four steals.
The Knights earned second place at their own Colbert Classic tournament over the weekend after winning two of three games. City defeated Taft and Imperial Valley to advance to the championship game, but fell to Santa Barbara, 68-54.
Freshman center Samera Henry led City with 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and 12 rebounds in the Knights' 78-69 comeback win over Santa Monica (0-2) on Saturday night.
Sophomore women's basketball players Nyaduop Lam, Darrian Castillo, and Shamonique Malone-Boyd were named the the All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference team, the league announced. Lam and Castillo were selected to the All-PCAC first team, while Malone-Boyd was chosen for the second team.
Sophomore forward Nyaduop Lam scored 13 points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds in the Knights' final home game of the season, which ended in a 48-41 victory over Grossmont.
Sophomore forward Shamonique Malone-Boyd came off the bench to score 16 points and bring down 15 rebounds as the Knights held off MiraCosta, 46-43, in front of the home crowd on Wednesday evening.
Sophomore forward Nyaduop Lam recorded her 10th double-double of the season with 17 points and 17 rebounds in the Knights' 60-49 home victory on Wednesday evening that snapped a two-game losing streak.
The San Diego City College women's basketball team won their third straight game on Friday night, holding off Southwestern, 64-61, in overtime. Nyaduop Lam led the Knights with a game-high 15 points and 21 rebounds.
The San Diego City College women's basketball team hosted the Knights' Colbert Classic, an eight-team tournament, over the weekend in which the Knights earned third place after winning two of three games on their home court.