Grand Canyon basketball's season ends in CBI first round after barrage of 3s
Grand Canyon's greatest strength this season became its biggest weakness on Wednesday night.
The 3-point shot, something the Antelopes defended so well, kept falling for Mercer, especially for guard Ross Cummings, and their season ended with a thud at GCU Arena.
Cummings made 5 of 7 3-pointers and Mercer beat GCU 78-73 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational.
Mercer (19-14), which advances to a Monday quarterfinal against North Texas, made 10 of 20 3-pointers.
GCU held opponents to 27-percent shooting from behind the arc entering the game.
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