Valdes' career-best 34 lead Hawaii over CS Northridge 83-68

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes had a career-high 34 points on 13-of-18 shooting Saturday night, and Hawaii tied a single-game program record with 20 steals to beat Cal State Northridge 83-68. Roderick Bobbitt led the defensive effort with eight steals to go with six points and 10 assists. Stefan Jankovic added 15 points and Isaac Fleming scored 10. Hawaii (13-5, 1-1 Big West) tied the...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah hires Lewis Powell to coach tight ends

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Lewis Powell has been hired as the new tight ends coach at Utah, the school announced Tuesday. Powell served as the defensive line coach for Hawaii the last two seasons after being an administrative assistant for the Utes in 2011 and a graduate assistant from 2009-10. He helped turn Beau Yap and Paipai Falemalu into all-Mountain West Conference defensive linemen...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah brings back former d-lineman as tight ends coach

SALT LAKE CITY -- Lewis Powell has been hired as the new tight ends coach at Utah, the school announced Tuesday. Powell served as the defensive line coach for Hawaii the last two seasons after being an administrative assistant for the Utes in 2011 and a graduate assistant from 2009-10. He helped turn Beau Yap and Paipai Falemalu into all-Mountain West Conference defensive linemen...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii blasts CS Fullerton 91-70

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Garrett Nevels scored 16 points and led five players in double figures as Hawaii blasted Cal State Fullerton 91-70 on Saturday night in the regular season finale for both teams. Stefan Jovanovic added 15 points and four rebounds for the Rainbow Warriors (20-12, 8-8 Big West Conference). Aaron Valdes had 12 points and nine rebounds, Isaac Fleming had 11 points...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Four former Pac-12 players to start for Hawaii in 2015

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors head football coach Norm Chow stated that four former Pac-12 players will start for the team this year. Those four are former USC quarterback Max Wittek, ex-Utah wide receiver Quinton Pedroza, former UCLA linebacker Jeremy Castro and another linebacker in former Arizona Wildcat Makani Kema-Kaleiwahea. Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman reported the story. Norm Chow...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii offense embarrasses itself in season opener (Video)

Hawaii had an entire offseason to prepare for its season opener at home against Colorado on Thursday, but they looked more like a team that was cobbled together for a pickup game at the last minute. On two occasions in the first half, Hawaii’s quarterback and running back had a miscommunication. Both times QB Max Wittek turned one way for a handoff while the running back went the...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Two confused Hawaii guards crash into each other

Sometimes there is just no way to hide your mistake. Such was the case on Saturday when two offensive guards crashed into one another during Hawaii’s contest against No. 1-ranked Ohio State. Here’s the sad (hilarious?) incident in question. Oh man...both the Hawaii guards pulled. Not good... https://t.co/bSZiZlK4VV — Joe Marino (@TheJoeMarino) September 12, 2015 We all make...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wittek leads Hawaii over UC Davis 47-27

HONOLULU (AP) Max Wittek threw for a career-best 272 yards Saturday night, and Hawaii pulled away in the second half to beat UC Davis 47-27. Wittek connected with Marcus Kemp five times for 119 yards and Devan Stubblefield six times for 108 yards - each with a touchdown catch. The former USC Trojans quarterback was 17 of 24 with no interceptions in his third start as a Rainbow Warrior...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jankovic, Valdes lead Hawaii past Nicholls State, 99-74

HONOLULU (AP) Stefan Jankovic scored 22 points and Aaron Valdes added 20 more as Hawaii rolled to a 99-44 win over Nicholls State Sunday night. Hawaii improves to 4-0 after winning its own Rainbow Classic tournament. Roderick Bobbitt, the first Big West Conference Player of the Week, dished out 10 assists, grabbed seven rebounds and scored 11 points for Hawaii after setting a...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii snaps 8-game skid, 28-26 over Louisiana-Monroe

HONOLULU (AP) Paul Harris ran 27 times for 166 yards and a touchdown to help Hawaii snap an eight-game losing streak on Saturday night, 28-26 over Louisiana-Monroe. Ikaika Woolsey threw for a touchdown and ran for two more for the Rainbow Warriors (3-10), who led 28-10 early in the third quarter and weathered the Warhawks' rally. Defensive lineman Lorenzo Jackson fell on Hawaii...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii tops Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75-47

HAWAII (AP) Stefan Jankovic had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead Hawaii past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75-47 on Wednesday night. Jankovic finished 5 of 9 from the field for Hawaii (5-1). Isaac Flemming had 13 points and Sai Tummal added 12. Ghiavonni Robinson scored 14 points for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-6). JoVaughn Love added 11 points and six rebounds. Hawaii went on a 24-11 run...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jankovic scores 29, Hawaii beats D-II Hawaii Pacific 83-71

HONOLULU (AP) Stefan Jankovic had a career-high 29 points on 10-of-14 shooting, Isaac Fleming added 16 points and Hawaii beat Hawaii Pacific 83-71 on Saturday night. Aaron Valdes had all 12 of his points in the second half and Quincy Smith scored 10. The Rainbow Warriors (7-1) pulled away midway through the second half with 17 straight points and led 74-53 on Fleming's 3-point...
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December 13, 2015  |  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

Hawaii beats Auburn to finish 3rd in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Roderick Bobbitt scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Hawaii beat Auburn 79-67 on Friday in the third-place game in the Diamond Head Classic. Bobbitt was 6 of 7 from 3-point range, 8 of 13 overall and made all eight of his free throws. Stefan Jankovic added 21 points, hitting three 3-pointers, and had eight rebounds for the Rainbow Warriors (9-2). Kareem...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii hands MVSU 14th straight loss 77-48

HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 17 points, Michael Thomas added 16 and Hawaii beat Mississippi Valley State 77-48 on Tuesday night for the Delta Devils' 14th straight loss. Valdes had 15 points in the first quarter and Thomas made all six of his field goals for 12 points to help Hawaii build a 43-16 halftime lead. The Warriors held MVSU to 7-of-32 shooting (21.9 percent) in...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobbitt, Valdes lead Hawaii rout over Howard, 92-59

HONOLULU (AP) Roderick Bobbitt hit 7 of his 11 shots from beyond the arc and dropped 31 points on Howard, his third 30-point effort in his last four games, and Hawaii cruised to a 92-59 win Saturday night. Aaron Valdes scored 16 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out 11 assists for Hawaii (11-2), which won for the 11th time in 12 games on his home floor to start the year....
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats Cal Poly 86-73 in Big West opener

HONOLULU (AP) Roderick Bobbitt scored 21 points, Stefan Jankovic had 19 points with 13 rebounds and Hawaii beat Cal Poly 86-73 on Wednesday night in a Big West Conference opener for both teams. Consecutive 3-pointers by Bobbitt and Jankovic gave Hawaii a 48-42 lead early in the second half. Jankovic extended the Rainbow Warriors' lead to 61-51, but Cal Poly rallied and Taylor...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Fleming leads Hawaii over UC Santa Barbara 65-57

HONOLULU (AP) Isaac Fleming came off the bench to score a career-high 22 points and Hawaii withstood a late push to beat UC Santa Barbara 65-57 on Saturday night. Stefan Jankovic added 19 points and nine rebounds, and made a key basket with 41.5 seconds left that gave the Rainbow Warriors a 61-57 lead. Roderick Bobbitt and Fleming each made a pair of free throws to secure it...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats UC Riverside 80-71, stays perfect in Big West

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Quincy Smith scored a career-high 17 points - and three others scored 15 apiece - as Hawaii defeated UC Riverside 80-71 on Thursday night to remain unbeaten in the Big West Conference. Smith shot 7 of 12 from the floor, adding six assists, and scored 13 points in the first half when Hawaii (14-2, 3-0) took a 40-27 lead at the break. The Rainbow Warriors...
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January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats Cal State Fullerton 86-79 in OT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Stefan Jankovic scored 21 points including a 3-pointer that tied the game and sent it into overtime as Hawaii beat Cal State Fullerton 86-79 on Saturday night. Jankovic scored a jumper and all six of his free throws in the overtime period to keep the Rainbow Warriors (15-2, 4-0 Big West) on top for the win. Isaac Fleming added 23 points and five assists...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James wanted Mark Jackson to coach Cavaliers

Mark Jackson was reportedly LeBron James’s first choice to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. The former Warriors coach was the preferred option of James and his agent, Rich Paul, according to Yahoo Sports’s Adrian Wojnarowski. According to Wojnarowski, James and Paul had worked to undermine Blatt from day one with the ultimate goal of getting a LeBron-approved coach on the sideline...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats UC Davis 78-62 for eighth straight win

HONOLULU (AP) Stefan Jankovic scored 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help Hawaii win its eighth straight on Saturday night, 78-62 over UC Davis. Quincy Smith added 18 points, Isaac Fleming scored 13 and the Rainbow Warriors (16-2, 5-0 Big West Conference) tied UC Irvine atop the conference standings. Hawaii went on an 8-0 run to lead 49-41 on Isaac...
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January 24, 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

Hawaii rolls past Cal Poly in second half for 75-60 win

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Stefan Jankovic scored 19 points, hauled in 10 rebounds and Hawaii rolled to a 75-60 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Roderick Bobbitt added 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and Aaron Valdes had 14 points for Hawaii, which shot 52 percent from the field to hand Cal Poly its fourth straight loss. Hawaii (18-3, 7-1 Big West) opened the second...
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February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobbitt leads Hawaii past Irvine 74-52 in Big West showdown

HONOLULU (AP) Roderick Bobbitt hit six 3-pointers and scored 23 points with six rebounds and seven assists and Hawaii defeated UC Irvine 74-52 on Thursday night in a showdown for first place in the Big West. Aaron Valdes added 16 points and nine rebounds and Sal Tummala had 12 points on four 3-pointers for the Rainbow Warriors (19-3, 8-1), who have their best record since the...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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