BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Killian Larson scored 13 points to lead Grand Canyon in a 66-63 second-half comeback over Western Athletic Conference rival CSU Bakersfield on Thursday night.
The Antelopes (7-9, 2-1) trailed 34-24 after CSU Bakersfield closed out the first half on a 12-5 run. Grand Canyon scored 15 straight points to get back in the game after the break, and the score was tied at 52 with 4:13 remaining. The Antelopes scored seven straight points in less than 1:30 to break away in the final minutes.
A combined 13 of the final 18 points for both teams were made at the free-throw line.
Sam Daly and Daniel Alexander scored 12 points each and Blake Davis added 11 to round out four Grand Canyon starters scoring in double figures.
Issiah Grayson finished with 19 for the Roadrunners (7-9, 0-2), including 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.