NCAA Basketball

Johnson scores 26 as Grand Canyon beats Cal Baptist 90-73

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Carlos Johnson scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting to help Grand Canyon beat California Baptist 90-73 on Saturday night for its fourth consecutive win.

Alessandro Lever had 13 points, Damari Milstead added 11 and Trey Dreschel scored 10 with eight rebounds for Grand Canyon. The Antelopes (13-7, 6-1 Western Athletic Conference) shot 60 percent (18 of 30) while outscoring Cal Baptist 51-35 in the second half.

Johnson, who played just 18 minutes due to early foul trouble, scored 18 consecutive GCU points, that last of which came in a 12-0 run that made it 68-52 with 10 minutes to play and the Antelopes led by double figures the rest of the way.

Mike Henn and Dejon Davis had 15 points apiece for Cal Baptist (10-9, 2-4), Ty Rowell added 13, Milan Acquaah scored 12 and Jordan Heading 11. Davis grabbed 10 rebounds.

GCU had 10 steals and converted 16 Lancers turnovers into 19 points. The `Lopes committed just six turnovers.

Updated January 27, 2019

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