Barkley Blasts GCU's March Madness Strategy

Charles Barkley criticized Grand Canyon University's (GCU) game plan in their Round of 32 loss to Alabama.

Barkley Criticism

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GCU trailed by eight points at halftime but briefly took the lead in the second half.

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Halftime Deficit

Alabama responded with a 17-3 run to secure the win.

Brief Lead

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GCU struggled with shooting, particularly from three-point range, making only 2 of 20 attempts.

Shooting Struggles

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Barkley pointed out GCU's lack of tactical execution, with only five assists recorded.

Tactical Execution

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He described their second-half performance as "the dumbest game of basketball" he had ever seen.

Second-Half Performance

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Despite the loss, it was a historic season for GCU, marking their first March Madness victory.

Historic Season

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