PHOENIX -- Jerome Garrison scored 28 points Saturday night, including nine in the final 1:25, to lead Grand Canyon past Cal State Bakersfield 79-70.
Issiah Grayson hit a pair of free throws to pull Bakersfield within 66-65 with 1:48 to play, but Garrison scored the game's next seven points -- and GCU's next nine -- to put the Antelopes up for good.
The Roadrunners (9-14, 2-7 Western Athletic Conference) led by as many as 20 points and took a 41-29 lead into halftime.
Grand Canyon (12-11, 7-3) made 7 of 17 from 3-point range and hit 28 of 37 free throws. CSUB was just 4 of 13 (30.8 percent) behind the arc and 12 of 22 (54.5 percent) from the charity stripe.
Brandon Barnes paced the Roadrunners with 19 points.