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Hawaii closes strong to beat Colorado for 3rd in tourney

  Isaac Fleming scored 18 points off the bench to lead Hawaii past Colorado 69-66 on Thursday in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. The Rainbow Warriors (10-4) led by eight points at the 8:24 mark of the second half, but fell behind after a 12-0 run by the Buffaloes, before closing out the game on a 6-0 run. Negus Webster-Chan and Garrett Nevels added 12 points apiece...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies to beat Colorado for 3rd place

HONOLULU (AP) Isaac Fleming scored 18 points off the bench to lead Hawaii past Colorado 69-66 on Thursday in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. The Rainbow Warriors (10-4) led by eight points at the 8:24 mark of the second half, but fell behind after a 12-0 run by the Buffaloes, before closing out the game on a 6-0 run. Negus Webster-Chan and Garrett Nevels added...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wichita St.-Hawaii Preview

While its stars remained relatively quiet, Wichita State's strong defensive effort sparked a previously struggling offense in its tournament opener in Honolulu. As Darius Carter looks to continue his emergence, the 11h-ranked Shockers hope to build on the performance as they seek their sixth straight victory Tuesday night against host Hawaii in the semifinals of the eight-team Diamond...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Valdes, Fleming lead Hawaii past Nebraska, 66-58

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 15 points and Isaac Fleming 10 as Hawaii held off Nebraska, 66-58, in a quarterfinal game of the Diamond Head Classic Monday night. The Rainbow Warriors (9-3) captured their second consecutive victory and fifth in their last six games to advance to Saturday's semifinal round, where they will play No. 11 Wichita State. Hawaii opened on an 8-0 run...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Valdes, Bobbitt lead Hawaii past Chaminade, 94-63

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 19 of his 23 in the first half and Roderick Bobbitt added 15 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and six assists to lead Hawaii to a 94-63 win over Chaminade at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Friday night. Valdes added nine rebounds, Stefan Jovanovich grabbed a career-high 13 boards and Hawaii outrebounded Chaminade 56-34, including 21-9 on the offensive...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU pulls away from Hawaii 90-70

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Tyler Haws scored 30 points and Kyle Collinsworth had 19 points, 12 rebuonds and 10 assists as BYU pulled away from Hawaii 90-70 on Saturday. It was the first triple-double at BYU since 1988. The Cougars (7-2) made 18 of 21 free throws in the second half and shot 58 percent after taking a 37-30 lead at the break. BYU finished 23 of 27 from the line and outrebounded...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Valdes sparks Hawaii win over Delaware State 75-60

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 19 points, Garrett Nevels added 15 and Hawaii got off to a fast start for a 75-60 win over Delaware State on Tuesday night. The Rainbow Warriors (7-2) hounded the Hornets (3-4) into 18 turnovers and 2 of 18 shooting from 3-point range. Hawaii took a quick 10-2 lead as Negus Webster-Chan made a pair of 3-pointers and Valdes scored seven straight...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado's Nelson Spruce named all-academic Pac-12

Colorado's Nelson Spruce makes a catch and outruns Hawai'i's Dee Maggitt (23) in for a touchdown during a game against Hawai'i at Folsom Field in Boulder on Sept.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
25 days ago

Hawaii holds off East Carolina 75-73

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Garrett Nevels scored 19 points and Aaron Valdes 15, and both grabbed nine rebounds, as Hawaii held off East Carolina 75-73 on Wednesday to win the fifth-place game at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Negus Webster-Chan added 11 points and Roderick Bobbitt 10 for the Rainbow Warriors (6-2). Hawaii withstood a season-high 10 3-pointers by the Pirates (3-3) with a 41-29...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii holds off Marist 62-55

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Garrett Nevels scored 18 points to lead Hawaii to a 62-55 win over Marist on Tuesday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Hawaii had a 21-point lead reduced to one at 46-45 with 9 minutes left in the second half, but the Rainbow Warriors pulled away with a 9-0 run. Aaron Valdes had 10 points and 16 rebounds for Hawaii (5-2) and Mike Thomas grabbed 10 boards as the Rainbow...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco pull away from Hawaii, 88-73

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Tim Derksen scored 21 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as San Francisco knocked off Hawaii, 88-73 in the Gulf Coast Showcase tournament Monday night. Hawaii, fresh off an upset of Pittsburgh Friday night, was playing on the East Coast for the first time in two decades. The Rainbow Warriors led late in the first half until Derrell Robertson hit...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats UNLV on last-second TD throw, 37-35

HONOLULU (AP) Marcus Kemp caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Ikaika Woolsey with no time remaining to lift Hawaii to a 37-35 win over UNLV Saturday. The Rainbow Warriors (4-8, 3-4 Mountain West) completed an unlikely comeback after allowing the Rebels (2-10, 1-6) to pull ahead, 35-31, with just 15 seconds to play. Hawaii began its final drive from the UNLV 42-yard line. Woolsey...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii holds off Pittsburgh 74-70

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) Michael Thomas scored 12 points and hit back-to-back baskets - the second one a dunk - late in the game that pushed Hawaii into a slender final lead to beat Pittsburgh 74-70 Friday night. Isaac Fleming led the Rainbow Warriors (4-1) with 15 points, Nequs Webster-Chan and Garrett Nevels added 11 each and Aaron Valdes scored 10. Chris Jones scored 19 to led Pitt...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobbitt has triple-double, Hawaii over Hilo 89-71

HONOLULU (AP) Roderick Bobbitt had 12 points, 10 assists and 10 steals, Aaron Valdes scored a career-high 31 and Hawaii beat Division II Hawaii-Hilo 89-71 on Wednesday night. Bobbitt's recorded the second triple-double in program history and set the single-game Hawaii (3-1) record for steals, passing Tony Webster's nine steals against Air Force on Jan. 29, 1983. Valdes shot 11 of...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado's Spruce named semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award

Colorado's Nelson Spruce makes a catch and outruns Hawai'i's Dee Maggitt (23) in for a touchdown during a game against Hawai'i at Folsom Field in Boulder on Sept.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
November 17, 2014

Hawaii run nets 72-65 win over CS Bakersfield

HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii went on a 15-0 run midway through the second half to take control and went on to earn a 72-65 win over Cal State Bakersfield Saturday night. Jaylin Airington made two free throws with :01 left to send the Roadrunners into halftime with a 34-28 lead and Tyrell Corbin drilled a 3-pointer to extend the lead to 44-35 with 15:18 left in the game. Negus Webster-Chan...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii snaps 17-game losing streak on the road by shutting out San Jose State 13-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Hawaii snapped a 17-game road losing streak and a four-game skid by shutting out San Jose State 13-0 on Saturday. The victory was the first road win for coach Norm Chow at Hawaii (3-8, 2-4 Mountain West). The Warriors last win on the road was at Idaho in October 2011. It was Hawaii's first shutout win since a 2005 win, also at Idaho. Tyler Hadden kicked a...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii runs away from Ark.-Pine Bluff 85-57

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdez had 28 points and nine rebounds on Friday night, and Hawaii ran away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff for an 85-57 win in the season opener for both teams. Hawaii led 33-32 at halftime before Valdez scored 11 points in the first five minutes of the second to edge the Warriors ahead 49-37. The Warriors continued to roll, scoring 21 straight points, leading by as...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii running back suspended after arrest

HONOLULU (AP) University of Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa has been suspended for three games after a weekend drunken driving arrest. The Hawaii athletic department said in a release that Iosefa is also no longer a team captain. According to police records, the 23-year-old Iosefa was taken into custody Sunday morning in Honolulu. He was released after posting $500 bail. Head coach...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii RB arrested on suspicion of DUI in downtown Honolulu

  University of Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. According to police records, 23-year-old Iosefa was taken into custody at about 5 a.m. Sunday near downtown Honolulu. He was released after posting $500 bail. University Athletic Director Ben Jay says he plans to meet with football head coach Norm Chow on Tuesday to determine how to...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii running back arrested on suspicion of DUI

HONOLULU (AP) University of Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. According to police records, 23-year-old Iosefa was taken into custody at about 5 a.m. Sunday near downtown Honolulu. He was released after posting $500 bail. University Athletic Director Ben Jay says he plans to meet with football head coach Norm Chow on Tuesday to determine...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies in 2nd half to tame Wyoming, 38-28

HONOLULU (AP) Ikaika Woolsey passed for 173 yards and two touchdowns, all in the second half, as Hawaii rallied past Wyoming Saturday, 38-28. The Rainbow Warriors (2-4, 1-0 Mountain West) amassed 513 yards of total offense to snap a two-game losing streak. The Cowboys (3-3, 1-1) dropped their second straight game. Wyoming held a 14-0 lead early in the first quarter and a 21-10 edge...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Aussie Rules player shines as Hawaii's punter

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Scott Harding's ability to roll out of the pocket either to his left or right has defenders on edge each week, because they've rarely encountered anything quite like this. Not from a punter, anyway. The 28-year-old former Australian Rules Football player turned Hawaii punter/receiver/punt returner has brought his unique style to Honolulu, making fourth...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

CU vs. Hawai’i – A Preview

– Colorado vs. Hawai’i – A Preview – The “T.I.P.S.” for the battle with the Warriors – It’s easy to go back and forth in debating what to make of Colorado’s game against the Rainbow Warriors of Hawai’i this Saturday (noon, Pac-12 Networks). Pro … Hawai’i won only one game last year, and is 1-2 this season. Con … Yes, but the Rainbow Warriors were within...
Via CU at the Game
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Daily – Hawai’i

– Colorado Daily – Hawai’i – September 14th Hawai’i picks up first victory of the season with 27-24 win over Northern Iowa From Honolulu television station KITV.com … The University of Hawaii football team earned its first win of the 2014 season against Northern Iowa at Aloha Stadium Saturday night, 27-24. Although both teams had three offensive touchdowns, the Rainbow...
Via CU at the Game
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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