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Grand Canyon Rebounds Back to Beat UT Rio Grande Valley

Grand Canyon overcame its scoring and rebounding struggles to beat UT Rio Grande Valley 84-71 at home on Saturday night. It was a collective effort by everyone but freshman power forward Roberts Blumbergs’ performance is what really stood out the most. He went from playing just four minutes in Thursday’s loss to New Mexico State...

Grand Canyon Drops Home Conference Opener to Rival New Mexico State

Grand Canyon’s shooting struggles were prominent in its 70-59 home loss to New Mexico State, which ended their eight-game winning streak against Western Athletic Conference teams. “We just can’t score,” GCU Head Coach Dan Majerle said after the game. “We try every play, every shot, we just, guys missing layups, we run a play we...

Grand Canyon Dominates Longwood with an 86-56 Blow Out Win

Grand Canyon Dominates Longwood with an 86-56 blow out win before hitting the road for a long road trip. It was Ugly Christmas Sweater Night at the GCU Arena but the game was everything but ugly for the Lopes. They got off to a hot start and never looked back. Josh Braun, Alessandro Lever and...

GCU Rebounds Big With 71-38 Win Over Mississippi Valley State

The Grand Canyon Antelopes bounced back from their double overtime loss at Boise State in a big way by blowing out Mississippi Valley State at home 71-38. The Lopes put on a dominating performance defensively and from three-point range in front of Phoenix Suns season ticket holders who were in attendance for Suns Night at...

Grand Canyon Stays ‘Lit’ To Close out Game 64-59 Against NCCU

It was a Merry ‘Litmas’ Game at GCU Arena and Christmas came early for the Lopes as they were able to secure their seventh win of the season after defeating the North Carolina Central University Eagles 64-59 but it wasn’t without a fight. “A win. So I’m happy,” Dan Majerle said with a smile. But coach...

Grand Canyon Cruises Past Grambling State in a 87-53 Win

After a loss to St. John’s last Tuesday, Grand Canyon brought a different intensity and different lineup against Grambling State on Saturday and it worked. The Lopes secured their sixth win of the season, beating the Tigers 87-53. Keonta Vernon was due for a big night and he got one. It all started with three...

Grand Canyon Bounces Back with Strong Defensive Play in a 68-56 Win Over UC Riverside

After a tough loss last week to the University of San Diego, the Grand Canyon Antelopes bounced back against the UC Riverside Highlanders to win it 68-56. The Lopes came out with the defensive intensity early and finished the game forcing 14 turnovers in the first half and 24 turnovers total. This was an area...

GCU’s First Loss a “Good Loss,” After Falling 72-62 Against San Diego

The Grand Canyon Antelopes suffered its first loss of the season to the San Diego Toreros, another undefeated team who are off to their best start in five seasons. It showed on Saturday night as GCU played one of its toughest matchups so far this year. “They played better than we did,” coach Dan Majerle said....

Grand Canyon Remains Undefeated after Solid Team Play Against Norfolk State

After two strong consecutive shooting nights for Josh Braun, his shot just wasn’t falling on Monday night and all around, the Antelopes looked flat on both ends of the floor to start. That’s when Oscar Frayer, Roberts Blumbergs and Casey Benson took over to lead the Lopes to a 85-60 victory against a Norfolk State...
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Grand Canyon Cruises Past Little Rock with a 76-51 Victory

Grand Canyon cruises past Little Rock with a 76-51 victory and Josh Braun was, again, the story of the night. Braun picked up right where he left off. After breaking the record for three-point field goals made at Grand Canyon University last Monday night with 198, he shot the lights out in the first half...