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Welcome to GCU Men’s Club Basketball

Grand Canyon University is excited to continue the men’s club basketball program. Club basketball provides the opportunity for students to enhance their college experience by competing in a sport they love while also making new friends.

The season consists of about 20 games, including competition for regional and national championships in Los Angeles and Columbus, Ohio. GCU’s teams will face local junior colleges and nationally ranked post-graduate programs. The men’s club basketball team offers a way for students to gain experience playing the sport competitively while also helping them balance their academics.

This is a great opportunity for Lopes to set team-oriented goals, build self-esteem and create lifelong relationships. Students in this program have the opportunity to travel and experience new sights, all while playing club basketball.

GCU Men’s Club Basketball Schedules

Showing 2017-2018

Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
Friday 10/20/2017 vs Hope International (scrimmage) LPC 7:00 PM FINISHED
Saturday 10/28/2017 at Pima Community College Tucson, AZ 12:00 PM 52-75 (White team) L
Saturday 10/28/2017 at Just Hoops Prep Tucson 2:00 PM 65-45 (Purple Team) W
Wednesday 11/01/2017 at Pima Community College (scrimmage) Tucson, AZ 4:00 PM FINISHED
Wednesday 11/01/2017 at South Mountain Community College Phoenix 7:30 PM 65-117 L
Saturday 11/04/2017 at Cochise College Douglas 4:00 PM 74-99 L
Wednesday 11/08/2017 at Glendale Community College Glendale, AZ 7:30 PM 67-90 L
Thursday 11/09/2017 at ASU Poly Mesa 7:00 PM 91-60 W
Friday 11/10/2017 at ASU Poly Mesa 11:00 AM 94-61 W
Friday 11/10/2017 at Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, AZ 7:30 PM 37-99 L
Saturday 11/11/2017 at ASU Poly Mesa 2:00 PM 95-79 W
Tuesday 11/14/2017 at Arizona Western College Yuma 7:30 PM 86-146 L
Friday 11/17/2017 at Scottsdale Community College Tucson 8:00 PM 75-110 L
Saturday 11/18/2017 at Pima Community College Tucson 4:00 PM 60-118 L
Monday 11/27/2017 vs Purple vs. White Game 1 Grand Canyon University (LPC) 8:00 PM 95-79 W
Tuesday 11/28/2017 vs Purple vs. White Game 2 Grand Canyon University (LPC) 7:30 PM 94-72 W
Sunday 12/03/2017 vs Purple vs. White Game 3 Grand Canyon University (LPC) 1:00 PM 92-68 W
Tuesday 12/05/2017 vs Benedictine University JV GCU 7:30 PM 78-85 L
Friday 12/15/2017 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College Chandler 7:00 PM 73-87 L
Saturday 12/16/2017 at Tohono O'odham Community College Chandler 4:00 PM 111-104 W
Saturday 01/13/2018 at Just Hoops Prep Grand Canyon University (LPC) 2:00 PM 82-88 L
Friday 01/19/2018 vs Arizona State University LPC 7:00 PM 92-85 W
Saturday 01/20/2018 vs Arizona State University LPC 11:00 AM 70-95 L
Saturday 01/20/2018 vs Arizona State University LPC 1:00 PM 84-83 W
Saturday 01/20/2018 at Tierra Del Sol Grand Canyon University (LPC) 3:00 PM 70-100 L
Saturday 01/20/2018 vs CGM Prep Academy Grand Canyon University (LPC) 5:00 PM 60-111 L
Saturday 01/27/2018 vs West Coast Wings LPC 1:00 PM 101-92 W
Tuesday 02/06/2018 vs Benedictine University JV GCU 7:30 PM TBA
Saturday 02/10/2018 at Northern Arizona University Flagstaff 8:00 PM 96-82 W
Sunday 02/11/2018 at Northern Arizona University Flagstaff 11:00 AM 97-90 W
Sunday 02/11/2018 vs Chandler Wolverines Grand Canyon University (Antelope Gym) 12:00 PM 58-63 L
Sunday 02/11/2018 at Northern Arizona University Flagstaff 1:00 PM 96-97 (F/OT) L
Saturday 03/24/2018 NCBBA SoPac Regional Championships Grand Canyon University (Antelope Gym) 6:00 PM 55-48 W
vs California Polytechnic State University
Sunday 03/25/2018 NCBBA SoPac Regional Championships (Championship Game) Grand Canyon University (Antelope Gym) 10:00 AM 61-67 L
vs Arizona State University

GCU Men’s Club Basketball Roster

  • Cory Cathrea
  • Nathaniel Cessna
  • Jacob Garcia
  • Ethan Harris
  • Elijah Jones
  • Jaylan Lane
  • Dmar Nelson
  • Zachary Ramirez
  • L'Jon Redd
  • Luke Rysell
  • Denny Smith
  • Tyler Weeks
  • David Whitaker Jr
  • Markeas White

GCU Men’s Club Basketball Coaching Staff

Jeremy T. Basham

Head Coach
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Jeremy T. Basham is in his second year as head coach of the GCU club basketball program. He has been in various programs across the nation with success at each stop. He helped lead Skyline Prep to an Arizona state championship in 2013 and a state runner-up finish in 2015. Collegiately, Basham helped South Mountain Community College earn an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) championship in 2011 and a spot in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in 2012.

Basham assisted in running the national King of the Bluegrass Holiday Tournament, and helped student-athletes reach the Division 1 level while working under Hall of Famer Lloyd Gardner at nationally ranked Fairdale High School. Basham spent many summers in upstate New York as director of basketball operations at Timberlake Camp. At Timberlake, Basham’s mission was to help build successful and meaningful lives through basketball.

Basham is a native of Louisville, Ky., and has over 17 years of coaching experience in high schools and colleges. Basham’s stints include Fairdale (Kentucky), Pine Ridge (Florida) and Grayson County (Kentucky) high schools.

Basham is excited for the great opportunity at GCU and believes the teams will be contenders in the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). He believes GCU is a special place that can help students grow in basketball and life. His favorite thing about basketball is that it helps build relationships that last a lifetime.