December 15, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) Joshua Braun had 18 points and Keonta Vernon added 15 and grabbed 10 rebounds as Grand Canyon jumped out to an early lead and coasted to an 88-59 victory over winless Delaware State on Tuesday night.

Grand Canyon (8-2) owned a 40-28 halftime advantage, then limited Delaware State to just 3 points in the first six minutes of the second half to ease to victory. The Antelopes recovered from their first loss at home when they dropped a 108-104 overtime decision to Omaha on Sunday.

Ryan Majerle nailed 4 of 7 from long range for 14 points. DeWayne Russell added nine points while dishing out 10 assists.

The Antelopes shot a scorching 70 percent (16-23) from the field in the first half and finished 31-for-56 (55 percent). They also hit 9 of 20 trey attempts.

DeAndre Haywood and Devin Morgan had 14 apiece for Delaware State (0-10).

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