Late 3-pointer sinks GCU in narrow defeat to Sam Houston
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jaden Ray had 15 points and his three-pointer with just under 90 seconds to play allowed Sam Houston to hold off Grand Canyon 58-56 on Saturday.
Savion Flagg had 13 points for Sam Houston (12-9, 7-1 Western Athletic Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game.
Demarkus Lampley, the Bearkats’ second-leading scorer entering the contest at 11 points per game, was held to three points.
He shot 14% from three-point range at a 1-for-7 clip.
Jovan Blacksher Jr. had 16 points for the Antelopes (14-4, 4-2).
Holland Woods added 11 points. Yvan Ouedraogo had nine rebounds.
GCU travels to tip off against New Mexico State on Jan. 29.