Grand Canyon overtakes New Mexico State 83-71

PHOENIX (AP) DeWayne Russell scored 31 points and dished out seven assists to lead Grand Canyon past New Mexico State for an 83-71 win Saturday night. Darion Clark added 17 points and Joshua Braun had 16 for Grand Canyon, which shot 45 percent from the field and went 22 of 29 at the free throw line. GCU (17-9, 6-3 Western Athletic Conference) got a 3-pointer from Braun to take...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon puts Cal Poly away behind Russell's 25 points

PHOENIX (AP) DeWayne Russell scored 25 points and Grand Canyon put Cal Poly away down the stretch to earn a 71-64 win on Wednesday night. Twelve of Russell's 25 came at the free throw line. Keonta Vernon added 13 points for Grand Canyon (9-5), which finished with one less field goal (25-24) and two less 3-pointers (5-3) than the Mustangs, but held an 11-point advantage at the...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon broadcasts tweet promoting basketball over academics

Grand Canyon has been fighting the stigma surrounding for-profit colleges for years, and broadcasting a student’s tweet about choosing to attend a basketball game instead of studying for finals won’t help that cause. During the YouTube broadcast of Saturday’s game against UIC, the tweet scrolled across the feed’s bottom line, reading, “Why study for finals when you can...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 11, 2016

WATCH: Louisville vs. Grand Canyon Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Louisville vs. Grand Canyon: The #14 Cardinals, behind 38 points from their bench, beat the Antelopes 79-70, despite a career-high 42 points from GCU star player DeWayne Russell. Cardinal sophomore Deng Adel scored 15 points and freshman V.J. King added another 14 points to help Louisville move to 7-1 on the season.
Via ACC Digital Network
December 04, 2016

Louisville takes down Grand Canyon on the road, 79-70

In its first true road game of the season, Louisville overcame a raucous home crowd and a 1-point halftime deficit to knock off Grand Canyon, 79-70 in Phoenix Saturday night. U of L prevailed despite an unreal performance from Grand Canyon senior DeWayne Russell, who scored 42 points to almost single-handedly keep the Antelopes in the game during the second half. Louisville's size...
Via Card Chronicle
December 03, 2016

Russell leads Grand Canyon to 79-46 win over Alcorn State

PHOENIX (AP) DeWayne Russell scored 14 points and Joshua Braun added 13 with three steals to lead Grand Canyon to a 79-46 victory over Alcorn State on Thursday night. Braun also blocked three shots and Russell had three steals. Grandy Glaze had 8 points and 10 rebounds for Grand Canyon (3-0). The Antelopes started slowly, leading just 13-9 midway of the first half and were up...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon hangs on to beat Bethune-Cookman 60-50

PHOENIX (AP) Dewayne Russell completed a three-point play with 2:10 remaining to secure Grand Canyon's 60-50 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Monday night. Russell and Joshua Braun, who was 6 of 9 from the field, had 13 points apiece to lead Grand Canyon (5-6). The Antelopes held a 28-27 advantage at the break and led throughout most of the second half, but Bethune-Cookman would...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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