GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

Big first half powers Grand Canyon men’s basketball past Bethesda 98-47

Jan 16, 2021, 5:44 PM | Updated: 5:44 pm
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Liam Lloyd had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Asbjorn Midtgaard added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Grand Canyon to a 98-47 win over Bethesda on Saturday.

The ‘Lopes outscored Bethesda 44-18 in the first half and 54-29 in the second half.

Rashad Smith added 10 points and Jovan Blacksher Jr. had seven assists as Grand Canyon (8-3) earned its fourth consecutive victory.

The Flames’ 27% field-goal shooting represented the worst mark by a Grand Canyon opponent this season.

Steve Wooten had 30 points and 11 rebounds for the Flames, whose season-opening losing streak stretched to 11 games. Adrian Adgers added eight rebounds.

Grand Canyon also defeated Bethesda, a National Christian College Athletic Association team, 121-62 on Friday.

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Big first half powers Grand Canyon men’s basketball past Bethesda 98-47