OREM, Utah -- Brandon Averette scored a career-high 23 points as Utah Valley topped Grand Canyon 92-80 on Saturday in front of a season-best crowd of 6,600.
Isaiah White added 15 points and seven rebounds for Utah Valley (11-17, 5-8 Western Athletic Conference), which swept a regular-season series from the Antelopes for the first time since the 2014-15 season. Casdon Jardine added 14 points, Jamison Overton had 12 and TJ Washington had a career-high 13 assists plus 4 points.
Utah Valley posted a season-high 26 assists on 29 field goals.
Alessandro Lever had 23 points and three assists for the Antelopes (12-15, 7-6), becoming the second-leading scorer on the schools career points list. Carlos Johnson added 23 points. Isiah Brown had 13 points.
Utah Valley plays California Baptist on the road on Wednesday. Grand Canyon takes on New Mexico State at home on Thursday.
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