Lever scores 18 as Grand Canyon beats UMKC in overtime 71-66
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 18 points as Grand Canyon defeated Kansas City 71-66 in overtime on Thursday night.
After making 3 of 10 3-pointers in regulation, the Antelopes went 2 for 4 in overtime, both makes coming at opportune times. Blacksher hit a 3-pointer for a 68-64 lead with 1:56 to go and Isiah Brown capped the scoring with a 3-pointer with 26 seconds remaining.
UMKC made 5 of 23 3-pointers and Grand Canyon hit on 5 of 14.
Grand Canyon made 28 of 36 free throws and UMKC made 3 of 8.
The Antelopes defeated Kansas City 69-66 on Jan. 19.
Grand Canyon plays Chicago State at home on Saturday. Kansas City playsat Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday.