GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

GCU wins 7th straight in conference play, beats California Baptist

Feb 19, 2021, 10:58 PM
Grand Canyon head coach Bryce Drew directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basket...

Grand Canyon head coach Bryce Drew directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

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PHOENIX — Asbjorn Midtgaard recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds to lift Grand Canyon to a 71-61 win over California Baptist on Friday night, the Antelopes’ ninth straight victory.

Alessandro Lever had 19 points for Grand Canyon (13-3, 7-0 Western Athletic Conference). Mikey Dixon added 13 points. Jovan Blacksher Jr. had eight rebounds and seven assists.

Elijah Thomas had 13 points for the Lancers (10-8, 4-5). Ty Rowell added 12 points and six assists. Gorjok Gak had 12 points.

Grand Canyon is now a perfect 7-0 in conference play and remains atop the WAC.

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GCU wins 7th straight in conference play, beats California Baptist