Bickley: Grand Canyon basketball rise puts Arizona State on notice
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Louisville coach Rick Pitino calls GCU's DeWayne Russell's 42 points the best guard performance in at least 10 years. (Richard Obert/azcentral sports)
College basketball programs are hard to build and tougher to sustain. The challenge is even more difficult in the Valley, a market saturated with teams and options, where a towering powerhouse thrives 110 miles down the road.
Grand Canyon University is changing all of that. And the uprising of the Antelopes should have Arizona State's basketball team very concerned.
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