California Baptist fell to 0-3 in the Western Athletic Conference after a 66-61 loss to Cal State Bakersfield.
The Lancers struggle from three-point range, going 5-28 from beyond the arc.
George Dale led the Lancers with 16 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter. Ane Olaeta added 13 and Delacy Brown 11.
CBU returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Grand Canyon at 1pm.