Washington lifts Utah Valley over Grand Canyon 73-69

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PHOENIX (AP) — TJ Washington had 24 points as Utah Valley edged past Grand Canyon 73-69 on Saturday night.

Isaiah White had 10 points and six rebounds for Utah Valley (9-13, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference). Casdon Jardine added 10 points and 13 rebounds. Brandon Averette had six rebounds and six assists.

"In some ways we've actually been better on the road with some of the big wins we've had this season," Utah Valley head coach Mark Madsen said in a statement. "We can play this well at home and we need to play this well at home and translate this to the UCCU Center with two tough opponents coming up."

Carlos Johnson had 21 points for the Antelopes (8-12, 3-3). Alessandro Lever added 20 points, 14 rebounds and four assists. Mikey Dixon had 12 points.

Utah Valley plays California Baptist at home on Wednesday. Grand Canyon plays Texas Rio Grande Valley on the road on Thursday.

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