Center Mac Koshwal scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Jam to a 104-100 home victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Bakersfield's Brian Butch had 14 rebounds and the Jam outrebounded L.A. 54-39.
Bakersfield (2-4) will travel to Los Angeles today as the teams meet again at 6:30 p.m.
BC women's basketball
SANTA ANA -- Rosebrooke Hunt led the Renegades with 16 points, but Bakersfield College fell short to San Diego Mesa College, 55-53, at the Santa Ana tournament.
BC (1-6) trailed 27-26 at half and led by as much as nine in the first half. Hunt had nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks. Claesey Tarver had 11 points, eight rebounds.