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GRAND CANYON HANDS SUU LATE-GAME LOSS

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Chad Briscoe scored 26 points to lead Grand Canyon to a 76-74 victory over Southern Utah Tuesday night.

The game was tied at 70 with two minutes left before Grand Canyon's Chester Hayes hit a 3-pointer from the left corner to give the Antelopes a 73-70 lead.Southern Utah (1-1) came back with a basket by Andy Ward and took the lead 74-73 on a James Lewis steal and layup with 58 seconds remaining.

Briscoe hit a 15-footer to make it 75-74 and scored the final point on a free throw with 18 seconds left.

Richard Barton led Southern Utah with 27 points and 12 rebounds and Lewis finished with 20 points and five steals.

Hayes had 13 points for Grand Canyon (5-1) and Joel Speckman added 12.