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GCU’s season ends after 78-73 loss to Mercer in the first round of the...

Grand Canyon falls to Mercer 78-73 at home in the first round of the CBI Tournament. The Lopes had an opportunity to play more basketball with an invitation to the CBI Tournament but their season came to an end when they couldn’t hang on to a 6-point lead at home with 9:49 left to go. “It...

Grand Canyon Falls One Game Short of NCAA Tournament after 72-58 loss to New...

The GCU Lopes were one win away from advancing to their first ever NCAA tournament but fell short in a 72-58 loss to the New Mexico State Aggies. The top-seeded Aggies won their fifth straight Western Athletic Conference Tournament and the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. NMSU (28-5) defeated GCU (22-11) for the third...

Grand Canyon advances to the WAC final after beating Utah Valley 75-60

In their first ever Western Athletic Conference tournament, the GCU Lopes find themselves one game away from the NCAA tournament big dance after a big win over #2 seed Utah Valley in the tournament semifinals. After recovering from first half jitters and coming back from a 16-point deficit in their first postseason against UMKC, the...

GCU Rallies Back from 16 to Win Tough Battle in Postseason Debut

GCU defeated UMKC 77-74 to win their first ever Western Athletic Conference tournament game at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon. The Lopes struggled at the start of their game against the Kangaroos and had to rally back from a 16-point deficit. It wasn’t pretty but head coach Dan Majerle was proud of the...

Lopes Begin March Madness After 20th Win on Senior Night

The Lopes ended their regular season on a three-game winning streak and earned their 20th win of the season on senior night at GCU Arena. "Our guys have worked hard all year long and it hasn't went as planned but we sure did finish strong, which is a great thing," GCU head coach Dan Majerle...

Dan Majerle Reaches 100th Win as GCU Hangs On To Beat Utah Valley 60-59

This matchup had March Madness written all over it as the Lopes (19-10, 8-5) persevered to close out a tight win at home over the WAC’s second place team, Utah Valley, in front of 7,179 fans at GCU Arena on Disney Night. They move into a third-place tie with Seattle in the Western Athletic...

Lever Lights Up Seattle University with 30 points and 10 rebounds in a 76-64...

Lever Lights Up Seattle University with 30 points and 10 rebounds in a 76-64 win. After three straight losses on the road, GCU played like they were happy to be back home, especially Alessandro Lever who put up his first 30-point game. He has had five 20-point performances so far this season and didn’t start...

GCU Takes Care of Business in 89-55 Blowout Win Against Chicago State.

Grand Canyon University’s men’s basketball team knew that a two game sweep was a must as they hosted the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Chicago State at the GCU Arena last week. After taking care of the ‘Roos on Thursday, a win against Chicago State would enable the Lopes to keep pace with Utah...

Lopes Rebound Big Against the Roos En Route to a 79-62 Victory

Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle opened the press conference with a big smile. He was certainly pleased with his teams’ performance Thursday night especially when it came to rebounding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3lXCbp90tM GCU outrebounded UMKC 45-24. Oscar Frayer had a career-high 13 boards. The Lopes are outrebounding opponents by 13.7 over the past six games. The increase in rebounding...

Grand Canyon Shoots the Lights Out in a 96-80 Win Over William Jessup

The Grand Canyon Antelopes men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to four games after a 96-80 win over the William Jessup Warriors on a Tuesday night at GCU Arena. Offensively, the Lopes came out according to plan, shooting 65.4 percent and assisting on 29 of 34 field goals, but it was their defense that...