Hawaii opens big lead, holds off UC Riverside 72-63

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Jack Purchase and Sheriff Drammeh scored 15 points apiece, Brocke Stepteau had 14 and Hawaii defeated UC Riverside 72-63 on Thursday night after losing most of a 20-point halftime lead. Hawaii scored 19-straight points and closed the first half on a 25-1 run to lead 38-18. The Rainbow Warriors made 7 of 11 3-pointers and 15 of 27 shots overall in the first...
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February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen's 30, Green's 3 lift Hawaii over CS Northridge 80-77

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen scored a career-high 30 points and Leland Green drained a 3-pointer from the corner as Hawaii edged Cal State Northridge 80-77 on Wednesday night in a game that saw 22 lead changes. With the score knotted at 77 and the clock winding down, Hawaii's Brocke Stepteau brought the ball up court but stalled near half court, finally driving into the paint, cutting...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawaii hits 9 3s in 1st half, beats Delaware State 77-66

HONOLULU (AP) Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help Hawaii beat Delaware State 77-66 on Thursday night. Purchase made Hawaii's sixth 3-pointer of the first half with 9:38 left for a 24-19 lead and the Rainbow Warriors took their first double-digit lead with less than two minutes left on Ido Flaisher's putback. Hawaii had a 41-27 lead at the break after...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii finishes 7th in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Hawaii snapped a four-game losing streak with a 60-46 victory over Southern Mississippi in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday. Hawaii went on a 10-0 run to stretch its lead to 21 points midway through the second half as Southern Miss went scoreless for five-plus minutes. Gibson...
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December 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies to beat Middle Tennessee 52-35 in Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns and Hawaii overcame an early deficit to beat Middle Tennessee 52-35 in the Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night. The Rainbow Warriors (7-7) amassed 500 yards of total offense and their highest-scoring output this season to end the year on a three-game winning streak. Brown completed 20 of 30 passes without an interception...
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December 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Hawaii Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. Pregame rituals are a staple of...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Princeton beats Hawaii 75-62 in Pearl Harbor Invitational

HONOLULU (AP) Steven Cook scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Princeton over Hawaii 75-62 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Wednesday night. Cook was 7 of 14 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Spencer Weisz added 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting for Princeton (3-4), which shot 26 of 56 from the floor for 46 percent, and made 13 of 15 free throws. Henry Caruso...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii cruises to 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

HONOLULU (AP) Gibson Johnson scored 13 points to lead Hawaii to a 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday night. Jack Purchase and Matthew Owies added 11 points apiece for Hawaii (4-3), which has won two of its last three games since a 15-point loss to then No. 5 North Carolina on Nov. 18. Larry Lewis Jr. had 10 points, and Sheriff Drammeh had five assists and chipped...
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November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns throws 5 TDs; Hawaii holds off UMass 46-40

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown passed for 311 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions on Saturday night and Hawaii beat Massachusetts 46-40 to become bowl eligible in the regular season finale for both teams. Brown threw the go-ahead TD pass 56 yards to Keelan Ewaliko, capping the scoring with 3:52 left in the game. Hawaii (6-7) missed the extra-point conversion. UMass (2-10) reached...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen has 24 as Hawaii defeats Hawaii Hilo 86-55

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen had 16 of his career-high 24 in the first half and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Hawaii to an 86-55 win over Hawaii-Hilo on Tuesday night. Allen finished 9 of 14 from the field with six 3-pointers. Sheriff Drammeh added 16 points, Gibson Johnson had 14 with eight rebounds and Brocke Stepteau had 11 with seven assists for the Rainbow Warriors (3-2). Hawaii...
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November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii edges Florida Atlantic 64-63 in Rainbow Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Gibson Johnson scored the game-winner with 6.3 seconds left to lead Hawaii to a 64-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday morning in the Rainbow Classic. Johnson scored the final five points for Hawaii and finished with 13. Noah Allen led the Rainbow Warriors (2-1) with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Sheriff Drammeh added 13 points. Ronald Delph led FAU (0-3) with...
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November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii coach has benches removed at halftime of loss

As a football coach, sometimes your team is simply outclassed in every way and there’s very little you can do about it. Nobody told that to Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich, though. With his team down 35-3 at home to Boise State at halftime on Saturday, Rolovich had the sideline benches removed, leaving a few players to sit in pithy little folding chairs when not on the field, while everyone...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Owens, Crosby help New Mexico beat Hawaii 28-21

HONOLULU (AP) Tyrone Owens ran for 102 yards and a score, Lee Crosby returned a fumble for a touchdown and New Mexico beat Hawaii 28-21 on Saturday night for its third straight win. Daniel Henry forced a fumble by Diocemy Saint Juste which Crosby scooped up and returned 46 yards to cap the scoring with 8:53 to play. Richard McQuarley scored on a 1-yard run and Teriyon Gipson had...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown, Kemp lead Hawaii to 34-27 win over AFA in 2 OTs

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Dru Brown threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Kemp on the first play of the second overtime and Hawaii beat Air Force 34-27 on Saturday to end the Falcons' 15-game home winning streak. Jalen Rogers intercepted a Nate Romine pass on fourth down to seal it for the Rainbow Warriors, who won consecutive road games for the first time since 2010. Brown...
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October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown, Saint Juste help Hawaii beat Nevada 38-17

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown threw two touchdown passes, Diocemy Saint Juste had a career-high 205 yards rushing and Hawaii beat Nevada 38-17 night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. Brown completed 15 of 18 passes for 222 yards and Metuisela `Unga had two touchdown receptions for Hawaii (2-3), which piled up season highs of 344 yards rushing and 566...
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October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dawkins, Taylor lead Arizona to rout of Hawaii

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Brandon Dawkins made the most of another start for injured Anu Solomon, especially in the first half.The Arizona redshirt sophomore ran for three touchdowns and passed for another, all in the first two quarters, and the Wildcats wrapped up nonconference play with a 47-28 victory over Hawaii on Saturday night.With Solomon out with a knee injury for the second straight...
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September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Dawkins, Taylor lead Arizona past Hawaii 47-28

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Brandon Dawkins ran for three touchdowns and passed for another and Arizona wrapped up nonconference play with a 47-28 victory over Hawaii on Saturday night. Dawkins, starting in place of injured Anu Solomon for the second straight game, completed 16 of 21 passes for 235 yards and carried 15 times for 118 more. Wildcats Freshman J.J. Taylor rushed for 168 yards...
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September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii beats UT Martin 41-36

HONOLULU (AP) Ikaika Woolsey threw for 205 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday night and Hawaii outlasted UT Martin 41-36 after a back-and-forth contest. Hawaii (1-2) took the lead for good on Woolsey's 63-yard pass to Marcus Kemp with 6:43 left and stopped UT Martin's last offensive series with the help of back-to-back sacks and Jalen Rogers' interception to seal it. The Skyhawks...
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September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii disciplines 3 players ahead of Cal game in Sydney

SYDNEY (AP) Hawaii was without three key players Saturday in the opening game of the college football season against California for unspecified disciplinary reasons. A Rainbow Warriors spokesman said just before the game began that safety Daniel Lewis Jr., linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams and tight end Metuisela Unga were not with the team at the Olympic stadium. The spokesman...
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August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Football Down Under: Looking back at college football overseas

On Saturday, August 27th, California and Hawaii will launch the 2016 college football season when they meet in Sydney, Australia. That's right: Sydney, Australia. There has been a push to put a bowl game in Australia for a few years. Melbourne had applied to host the Melbourne Bowl but the NCAA put a freeze on adding new bowl games until 2019. There have been so many bowl games added...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Hawaii OL Dejon Allen fields punt, team goes insane

It is not very often that a big guy gets to show off his skills other than by knocking someone’s head off. However, over the weekend, Hawaii offensive lineman Dejon Allen showed off his hands when he ended practice by fielding a punt. The deal was if two of three punts were fielded correctly, then the team wouldn’t have to go through conditioning and could leave practice. To make...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Pre-Draft Workouts: Stefan Jankovic - June 2, 2016

Stefan Jankovic from the University of Hawaii meets with the media following his pre-draft workout with the Toronto Raptors.
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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

Cal's tumultuous week ended by No. 13 seed Hawaii 77-66

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) California's week of chaos, filled with controversy, dismissals and injuries was finally rediscovering normalcy by playing a basketball game. And then the Golden Bears were handed one more obstacle just moments before facing No. 13 seed Hawaii, a final blow that California could not overcome. ''I just think what happens when you have a level of momentum, you...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

In 13-4 upset, Hawaii gets first NCAA tournament win at Cal's expense

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Hawaii won its first NCAA Tournament game in school history, when the 13th-seeded Warriors ended No. 4 California's tumultuous week with a 77-66 upset victory Friday in the first round of the South Regional.The Golden Bears' played without popular assistant coach Yann Hufnagel, dismissed amid allegations of sexual harassment, and the loss of leading scorer...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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