PacWest Game of the Week features a battle between Fresno Pacific and Grand Canyon
PHOENIX – The latest PacWest Game of the Week features a battle between Fresno Pacific and Grand Canyon spread over three days beginning on Saturday, Dec. 15, with a 2 p.m. women’s game, followed by an evening 6 p.m. men’s contest on Monday, Dec. 17, in Phoenix.
The women’s game will feature a scorching Grand Canyon team that has won seven straight contests, boasts an 8-2 overall (2-0 PacWest) record and is led by Judy Jones (right photo) who is averaging 15.3 points and 8.6 rebounds per game while shooting 55.2% (58 for 105) from the floor.
Despite being 0-8 overall and 0-2 in the conference, the Sunbirds are being led by Keairra White who is averaging 22.1 points per game in all contests, and 27.0 per game in her two PacWest outings.
The men’s game will feature an interesting match-up between the Antelopes (10-2/2-0) who have won nine straight games, and the Sunbirds (6-4/1-1) who have won two straight and 6 of 8.
The Sunbirds have four players averaging in twin-figures and a fifth player who is posting double-digit scoring in conference play.
John Taylor has been unleashing 22.4 points per game on opponents for FPU, while Malcolm Griffin (left photo) is producing 17.1 per contest.
Antonio Credit (10.6) and Matt Samuels (10.1) are averaging just over 10 points per game, but in conference action Credit’s scoring has increased to 11.0 and Samuels has ballooned to 16.0 per outing.
Trevon Clayton is averaging 10.5 points per game in conference play primarily off the bench.
Joshua Lowery and a cast of players lead the Antelopes. There is no individual who averages more than 13.0 points per game.
Lowery is scoring at a 12.8 points-per-game clip, while Jerome Garrison is contributing 10.0 points per outing and 11.5 in conference action.
Killian Larson (right photo) leads the team in rebounding with a 7.3 per game average, while he produces 9.9 points per contest.
Both Braylon Pickrel and Justin Foreman are boasting 11.0 points per game in the two conference contests for GCU.