Braun with 27 points, Grand Canyon beats Black Hills 88-72
PHOENIX (AP) Joshua Braun made five 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead Grand Canyon over Division II Black Hills 88-72 on Tuesday night.
Braun was 7 of 7 from the floor and 8 of 9 from the free throw line. Grandy Glaze scored 14 points on 7-of-8 shooting with 11 rebounds, and Boubacar Toure chipped in 14 points for the Antelopes (2-0).
Riley Ryan scored 34 points on 11-of-15 shooting with six 3-pointers to lead Black Hills. Nick Ongarato had 16 points and Wyatt Krogman added 13 for the Yellow Jackets.
Grand Canyon led 42-29 at halftime and opened the second half with an 11-3 surge to make it 53-32. Braun made a 3-pointer and a layup during the span, and the Antelopes led by double digits the rest of the way.