Scores

Final

Grand Canyon 72

(11-10, 6-2 WAC)

UMKC 53

(7-14, 4-4 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:05 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    Swinney Recreation Center, Kansas City, Missouri

    1 2 T
    GCU 33 3972
    UMKC 31 2253

    Top Performers

    Grand Canyon: D. Alexander 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Blk

    UMKC: M. Harrison 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Garrison leads Grand Canyon over UMKC 72-53

    Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jerome Garrison scored 20 points and Daniel Alexander added 17 with eight rebounds to help Grand Canyon roll to a 72-53 win Saturday night over Missouri-Kansas City.

    Grand Canyon led 33-31 at halftime. Blake Davis hit a 3-pointer to stretch Grand Canyon's lead to 10 points, 46-36, with 15:28 remaining. UMKC would only get within seven points in the second half, 48-41, with 11:15 to play. Grand Canyon made 13 of 28 3-point attempts, including three straight to cap its scoring.

    Garrison was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and has scored 20 or more points for the seventh time this season. Alexander made three 3-pointers and Davis hit four to finish with 12 points. Justin Foreman made two from beyond the arc and had 10 points for Grand Canyon (11-10, 6-2 Western Athletic Conference).

    Martez Harrison scored 17 points and Nelson Kirksey added 11 to lead UMKC (7-14, 4-4).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GCU
    UMKC
    Points 72 53
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 21-45 (.467)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-28 (.464) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 8-16 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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