Hawaii guard Aaron Valdes to turn professional

HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii junior guard Aaron Valdes said Thursday he is giving up his final year of eligibility to turn professional. Valdes, from Whittier, California, averaged 14.1 points and 5.5 rebounds last season. He was selected the Big West Conference Tournament's MVP after averaging 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 4.7 assists in the Rainbow Warriors' three victories. Valdes...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Valdes, Hawaii cruise past CS-Fullerton in Big West tourney

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Aaron Valdes had 18 points, six rebounds and five assists, and Mike Thomas scored 12 points with 12 rebounds to help top-seeded Hawaii beat No. 8 seed Cal State-Fullerton 75-44 Thursday in the first round of the Big West Conference tournament. Roderick Bobbitt scored 14 points and Stefan Jankovic added 12 for Hawaii, which will play the lowest-remaining seed...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Valdes hits key bucket, Hawaii beats UC-Santa Barbara 76-64

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 18 points and Hawaii shook off UC Santa Barbara 76-64 on Thursday night, rebounding from its first conference loss this season. Valdes made a layup to start an 8-0 run to build a 10-point lead that put UC Santa Barbara away for good. The Gauchos upset UC Irvine, previously undefeated in conference, on Saturday and were seeking to...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Valdes' 15 pts. spark Hawaii in 68-52 win over Northern Iowa

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 15 points and Hawaii remained perfect, 8-0, on its home court by beating Northern Iowa, 68-52 in a first-round game of the Diamond Head Classic Tuesday night. Hawaii (8-1) advances to play No. 3 Oklahoma in the second of two semifinal games Wednesday. Valdes hit a 3-pointer with 1:47 left in the first half to give the Rainbow Warriors a 32-25...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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