Seattle tops Grand Canyon 83-76 in OT
SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown and Morgan Means scored 21 points apiece as Seattle got past Grand Canyon 83-76 in overtime on Saturday. Means also had six rebounds for the Redhawks.
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake and Connor Toolson combined to score 37 points and Utah Valley defeated Grand Canyon 82-70 Thursday night in the battle for second place in the Western Athletic...
Finke carries Grand Canyon past CS Bakersfield 73-69
PHOENIX (AP) — Michael Finke had 26 points and 10 rebounds as Grand Canyon narrowly beat Cal State Bakersfield 73-69 on Saturday night.
Finke carries Grand Canyon over Eastern New Mexico 95-64
PHOENIX (AP) — Michael Finke had a career-high 38 points as Grand Canyon rolled past Eastern New Mexico 95-64 on Wednesday night.
Carlos Johnson had 25 points for Grand Canyon (17-10)....
Grand Canyon takes on Eastern New Mexico
Eastern New Mexico vs. Grand Canyon (16-10)
Grand Canyon University Arena, Phoenix; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
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Grand Canyon scores 1st 17 points, beats Chicago State 90-59
CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Finke scored 22 points, Carlos Johnson added 21 and Grand Canyon scored the first 17 points of the game and cruised past Chicago State 90-59 on Saturday, handing the Cougars their 15th consecutive loss.
Whitfield carries UMKC past Grand Canyon 87-75 in OT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Whitfield scored 19 points as UMKC topped Grand Canyon 87-75 in overtime on Thursday night.
Brandon McKissic added 16 points for the Kangaroos, while Xavier Bishop chipped in 15.
Jamel Allen had 12 points for UMKC (9-16, 4-6 Western Athletic Conference).
Chuha lifts New Mexico St. over Grand Canyon 67-64
PHOENIX (AP) — Eli Chuha registered 15 points and seven rebounds as New Mexico State won its ninth straight game, edging past Grand Canyon 67-64 on Saturday night.
Terrell Brown had 12 points for New Mexico State (20-4, 9-1 Western Athletic Conference). AJ Harris added 11 points. Trevelin Queen had seven rebounds for the visiting team.
Michael Finke had 16 points and five assists for the Antelopes (14-9, 7-3). Damari Milstead added 12 points. Alessandro Lever had 11 points.
Johnson scores 26 as Grand Canyon beats Cal Baptist 90-73
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Johnson scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting to help Grand Canyon beat California Baptist 90-73 on Saturday night for its fourth consecutive win.
Alessandro Lever had 13 points, Damari Milstead added 11 and Trey Dreschel scored 10 with eight rebounds for Grand Canyon. The Antelopes (13-7, 6-1 Western Athletic Conference) shot 60 percent (18 of 30) while outscoring Cal Baptist 51-35 in the second half.
Grand Canyon goes 2-0 in WAC, tops Seattle 71-57
PHOENIX (AP) — Trey Drechsel scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Grand Canyon won its 14th straight regular-season home game, topping Seattle 71-57 on Saturday night.
Grand Canyon opened the second half on a 27-5 run over the first 10 minutes for a 56-37 advantage.
Jackson’s 19 pts lead GCU past Utah Valley in WAC opener
PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Jackson scored 19 points and Alessandro Lever scored 14 and Grand Canyon beat Utah Valley 71-60 in a Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams Thursday night.
Grand Canyon cruises past Mississippi Valley State 85-64
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 26 points and led Grand Canyon to an 85-64 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Grand Canyon (7-5) has won 12 consecutive regular-season home games including six this season. Mississippi Valley State (2-12) has lost six straight games and is 0-10 on the road.
Oscar Frayer and Carlos Johnson added 16 points apiece for the Antelopes, who shot 52 percent (30 of 58) from the field. Frayer made five of Grand Canyon's seven 3-pointers.
Grand Canyon pulls away late, holds off Boise State 69-67
PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Johnson scored 14 points to lead five Grand Canyon players in double figures and the Antelopes edged Boise State 69-67 on Saturday night.
Grand Canyon (5-3) avenged last season's double-overtime loss at Boise State (2-5).
Damari Milstead added 13 points for Grand Canyon. Oscar Frayer had 11 points, and Trey Drechsel and Matt Jackson added 10 apiece.
Grand Canyon uses depth to beat Jacksonville 76-59
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 15 points and Grand Canyon won its ninth straight home game by beating Jacksonville 76-59 on Monday night.
Grand Canyon wins home opener, routs Delaware State 89-47
PHOENIX (AP) — Trey Drechsel and Oscar Frayer each scored 15 points and Grand Canyon rolled to an 89-47 victory over Delaware State on Saturday night.
The Antelopes (1-1) have won 16 straight home openers.
Drechsel and Frayer made six field goals apiece for Grand Canyon, which was 52 percent from the field. Drechsel, a senior transfer from Western Washington, also led the Antelopes with eight rebounds, six assists, and four steals in 25 minutes.
Grand Canyon beats Utah Valley, advances to WAC final
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joshua Braun and Alessandro Lever had 15 points each and third-seeded Grand Canyon overcame a second-half lapse to beat No. 2 seed Utah Valley 75-60 in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday night.
The Antelopes (22-10) advanced to Saturday's championship to face the winner of No. 1 seed New Mexico State and fourth-seeded Seattle.
Grand Canyon opened to a 27-9 lead and went into halftime up 41-27.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 29 points and Damari Milstead sank two free throws with 21 seconds remaining as third-seeded Grand Canyon recovered from first-half jitters in the school's first trip to the post season and defeat No. 5 seed Missouri-Kansas City 77-74 in the Western Athletic Conference quarterfinals Thursday.
Grand Canyon (21-10) will face No. 2 seed Utah Valley (21-9) in a Friday semifinal.
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever put up 23 points and Grand Canyon closed out the regular season with a convincing 81-68 win over CSU Bakersfield on Saturday night.
The Antelopes had looked to Seattle to upset Utah Valley in the final game of the regular season, allowing them to slide up into the No. 2 seed, but the Wolverines rolled to a 73-47 win to clinch.
Grand Canyon survives late push to beat Utah Valley 60-59
PHOENIX (AP) — Oscar Frayer and Alessandro Lever had 16 points apiece as Grand Canyon managed to survive a late push by Utah Valley 60-59 on Saturday night to give coach Dan Majerle his 100th victory in five years at Grand Canyon.
Lever scores 30, Grand Canyon beats Seattle 76-64
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 30 points with 10 rebounds and hit 14 of 15 free throws and Grand Canyon beat Seattle 76-64 on Thursday night to end a three-game skid and sweep the season series against the Redhawks.
Joshua Braun added 10 points for the Antelopes (18-10, 7-5), who entered the game fourth in Western Athletic Conference standings.
UT Rio Grande Valley edges Grand Canyon 83-81
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Xavier McDaniel Jr. scored 17 points and made a key 3-pointer in the final minute to help UT Rio Grande Valley beat Grand Canyon 83-81 on Thursday night.
The Vaqueros (13-12, 4-4 Western Athletic Conference) have won three of their last four games. Grand Canyon (17-8, 6-3) had its two-game win streak snapped, and drops a half-game back of Utah Valley (17-7, 6-2) for second in the conference standings.
Braun sparks Grand Canyon’s 89-55 rout of Chicago State
PHOENIX (AP) — Joshua Braun scored 14 points to help spark Grand Canyon's wire-to-wire, 89-55 rout of Chicago State in a Western Athletic Conference contest Saturday night.
Utah Valley beats Grand Canyon 68-56
OREM, Utah (AP) — Akolda Manyang scored 14 points and blocked two shots, Conner Toolson added 12 points with three steals, and Utah Valley beat Grand Canyon 68-56 on Saturday to take possession of second place in the Western Athletic Conference and win its 10th straight at home.
Kenneth Ogbe scored 10 points for the Wolverines (16-6, 5-1), who scored 21 points off of 16 Antelopes' turnovers, but were outrebounded 44-28.
Utah Valley will try to hold onto second place in the Western Athletic Conference on Saturday when it hosts preseason conference favorite Grand Canyon at the UCCU Center.
Utah Valley (4-1 WAC, 15-6 overall) had its eight-game winning streak snapped last Saturday with an 86-59 setback at New Mexico State, which now leads the league with a 5-0 record.
Grand Canyon beats NAIA’s William Jessup 96-80
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 25 points, Joshua Braun had 22 and Grand Canyon rolled to a 96-80 victory over NAIA member William Jessup on Tuesday night.
Lever was 10 of 16 from the floor and Braun hit 7 of 11 and made four 3-pointers. Casey Benson added 12 points and 10 assists for his first double-double of the season, and Oscar Frayer had 10 points for Grand Canyon (15-6), which has won four straight and five of its last six.
Lever’s double-double powers Grand Canyon past UMKC 86-69
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alessandro Lever finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double and Grand Canyon cruised to an 86-69 victory over Missouri-Kansas City on Saturday night.
Lever, Braun carry Grand Canyon past Chicago State, 86-58
CHICAGO (AP) — Alessandro Lever and Joshua Braun combined to score 51 points and Grand Canyon kept Chicago State winless in Western Athletic Conference contests with an 86-58 victory on Thursday night.
The Antelopes had two players score 20 points or more in the same game for the first time since Grand Canyon's last visit to Chicago State.
Black, Williams help Illini hold off Grand Canyon, 62-58
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois freshman reserve guard Da'Monte Williams only scored 3 points for Illinois in Saturday's non-conference game against Grand Canyon, but he definitely made them count.
Williams' all-net 3-pointer from the top of the key with 17 seconds left lifted Illinois past Grand Canyon 62-58.
Grand Canyon coasts to 86-56 victory over Longwood
PHOENIX (AP) — Fiifi Aidoo came off the bench to score a season-high 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Grand Canyon romped to an 86-56 victory over Longwood on Thursday night.
Casey Benson added 11 points and five assists for the Antelopes (9-3), who won for the fourth time in five games. Oscar Frayer had 10 points as 13 different Antelopes scored and Alessandro Lever snared 10 rebounds to help Grand Canyon control the boards 42-26. Grand Canyon's bench outscored its counterparts 50-7.