Salt Lake Community College's run in the NJCAA National Championships ended Wednesday, when the Bruins fell 87-82 to Central Arizona College in Hutchinson, Kan. Freshman Sai Tummala led the No. 5-ranked Bruins with 20 points and six rebounds, and sophomore Skyler Halford added 19 points.
The teams were tied at halftime, but SLCC missed key free throws in the second half and lost in the second-round contest.
SLCC's shooting percntage topped Central Arizona's, 53.6 percent to 48 percent, but the Bruins and Vaqueros both turned the ball over 17 times.