Lever’s 24 points leads GCU to blowout win over Eastern Illinois
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever had 24 points as Grand Canyon romped past Eastern Illinois 85-63 on Saturday night.
Lever shot 10 for 13 from the floor and had seven rebounds and four assists.
Carlos Johnson had 16 points and six rebounds for Grand Canyon (5-9).
Lorenzo Jenkins added 16 points. Mikey Dixon had 15 points for the hosts.
Grand Canyon put up 43 first-half points, a season-best for the team.
Josiah Wallace had 18 points for the Panthers (7-5). Mack Smith added 16 points and six rebounds. George Dixon had 10 points.
Grand Canyon plays Cal State Bakersfield on the road next Saturday.
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