Hawaii meets Long Beach St. in Big West quarters
No. 5 seed Long Beach State (14-18, 8-8) vs. No. 4 seed Hawaii (18-12, 9-7)
Big West Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Thursday, 10:30 p.m....
CS Fullerton seeks revenge on Hawaii
Hawaii (17-12, 8-7) vs. Cal State Fullerton (14-15, 10-5)
Titan Gym, Fullerton, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Hawaii goes for the season sweep over Cal State Fullerton...
Hawaii looks to sweep UC Davis
Hawaii (16-12, 7-7) vs. UC Davis (11-17, 7-7)
The Pavilion, Davis, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Davis seeks revenge on Hawaii after dropping the first matchup in...
HONOLULU (AP) — Terrell Gomez matched his career high with 32 points as Cal State Northridge defeated Hawaii 84-73 on Saturday night.
Lamine Diane had 25 points and seven rebounds for Cal...
Sow scores 18 to lead UC Santa Barbara past Hawaii 79-61
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had 18 points and eight rebounds as UC Santa Barbara beat Hawaii 79-61 on Thursday night.
Ar'mond Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds for UC Santa...
Purchase hits 5 3s, scores 23; Hawaii beats UC Riverside
HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Purchase, who shot 8 of 12 from the field, came in tied with Zane Johnson atop the program's career list for made 3s with 180.
Brocke Stepteau added 17 points and Eddie Stansberry scored 15 for Hawaii (16-9, 7-4 Big West Conference).
Buggs scores 17 to carry Hawaii over Cal Poly 75-54
HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs registered 17 points and eight assists as Hawaii rolled past Cal Poly 75-54 on Thursday night.
Dawson Carper had 15 points for Hawaii (15-9, 6-4 Big West Conference). Zigmars Raimo added 10 points. Jack Purchase had eight rebounds for the hosts.
Cal Poly totaled 19 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Marcellus Garrick had 15 points for the Mustangs (5-18, 1-9), who have now lost four games in a row. Mark Crowe added 11 points. Donovan Fields had 11 points.
Jones carries UC Irvine over Hawaii 67-56
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Elston Jones had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead UC Irvine to a 67-56 win over Hawaii on Saturday night, the Anteaters' seventh straight victory.
Max Hazzard had 13 points for UC Irvine (21-5, 9-1 Big West Conference). Jonathan Galloway added 13 rebounds. Eyassu Worku had seven assists for the home team.
Evan Leonard, whose 11 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Anteaters, scored 3 points. He shot 20 percent from 3-point range (1 of 5).
Stepteau, Hawaii lead 3-pt assault in win over Long Beach St
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brocke Stepteau scored 23 points with five 3-pointers and Zigmars Raimo scored 14 with 10 rebounds and Hawaii beat Long Beach State 77-70 on Thursday night.
The Rainbow Warriors have won three of their last four.
Drammeh, Buggs help Hawaii beat UC Davis 80-60, snap skid
HONOLULU (AP) — Sheriff Drammeh hit 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 18 points, Drew Buggs had 12 points and a career-high 12 assists, and Hawaii beat UC Davis 80-60 Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.
Zigmars Raimo scored 14 on 6-of-7 shooting and Dawson Carper had 13 points and five rebounds — both career highs — for Hawaii (12-7, 3-2 Big West Conference). Carper, a 7-foot freshman who came in with 16 points and 13 rebounds this season, made 6 of 8 from the field.
Hazzard hits winner in OT, UC Irvine tops Hawaii 75-74
HONOLULU (AP) — Evan Leonard scored 17 points, Max Hazzard hit a game-winning shot with 9.2 seconds left in overtime and UC Irvine beat Hawaii 75-74 on Wednesday night.
Elkaz with 25 points, UC Riverside edges Hawaii 75-71
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Dragan Elkaz scored a career-best 25 points on seven 3-pointers and UC Riverside picked up its first conference win, beating Hawaii 75-71 on Saturday night.
Dikymbe Martin added 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Highlanders (7-13, 1-3 Big West Conference). Callum McRae had 12 points and five rebounds and Ajani Kennedy had eight points and five rebounds.
Hawaii hangs on to beat Cal State Northridge 84-79
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Stansberry scored 25 points and Hawaii held on to beat Cal State Northridge 84-79 on Thursday night.
Stansberry was 8-of-15 shooting, making four 3-pointers, and had three steals, the final theft coming on a Northridge pass in the frontcourt before teammate Jack Purchase was fouled and sank two free throws with 0.6 remaining.
Drammeh leads Hawaii over Cal State Fullerton 79-68
HONOLULU (AP) — Sheriff Drammeh tied his career high with a season-high 23 points as Hawaii beat Cal State Fullerton 79-68 on Wednesday night.
The game marked the first Big West Conference matchup of the season for both teams.
Eddie Stansberry had 16 points for Hawaii (10-5, 1-0 Big West Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Jack Purchase added 14 points and 11 rebounds. Brocke Stepteau had 10 points for the hosts.
Stansberry hits 6 3s, scores 26; Hawaii beats Alabama A&M
HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry made six 3-pointers and finished with 26 points — both career highs — to help Hawaii beat Alabama A&M 71-63 on Saturday night.
Zigmars Raimo had 14 points and seven rebounds and Jack Purchase added nine points, eight boards and four assists for Hawaii. The Rainbow Warriors (9-6) have won three in row.
Buggs, Hawaii beat Mississippi Valley State 76-51
HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs made 6 of 7 from the field and finished with 13 points and six assists to help Hawaii beat Mississippi Valley State 76-51 on Sunday night.
Brocke Stepteau and Zigmars Raimo had 12 points apiece and Eddie Stansberry — who made his first career start for the Rainbow Warriors — scored 11. Jack Purchase added seven points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
Stansberry hits 5 3s, scores 19; Hawaii beats Hawaii Hilo
HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit 5 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with 19 points, Drew Buggs had 16 points and seven assists, and Hawaii beat Division II Hawaii Hilo 82-75 Saturday night.
Zigmars Raimo scored 13 on 6-of-8 shooting, Brocke Stepteau added 11 points and Jack Purchase had 10 and nine rebounds for Hawaii. The Rainbow Warriors (5-4) snapped a three-game skid.
Stansberry’s 5 3s help Hawaii beat N. Arizona 85-68
HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 19 points and Zigmars Raimo scored 17 on 8-of-10 shooting to lead Hawaii to an 85-68 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday night.
Jack Purchase added 11 points, Brocke Stepteau scored 10 and Drew Buggs had nine points and a season-high eight assists for Hawaii (3-1).
Simmons, Duffy help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51
HONOLULU (AP) — Jahmiah Simmons and Jorden Duffy scored 13 points apiece to help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51 on Sunday night.
UNT (4-0) is off to its best start since 1990 despite the fact that junior Roosevelt Smart, who averaged a team-high 19.5 points per game as a sophomore, is yet to play while recovering from a calf strain. Last season, under first-year coach Grant McCasland, the Mean Green had their first 0-win campaign since 2010-11.
Stansberry hits 5 3s, scores 16; Hawaii beats Humboldt St.
HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Jack Purchase added 15 points, hitting 5 of 8 from behind the arc, to help Hawaii beat D-II Humboldt State 90-54 on Saturday night.
Brocke Stepteau had 13 points and Mate Colina scored 10 for Hawaii (2-0).
Raimo, Stepteau help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64
HONOLULU (AP) — Zigmars Raimo tied his career-high with 17 points and Brocke Stepteau scored 16, including four 3-pointers, to help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64 on Friday night.
Jack Purchase added 15 points and five assists and Eddie Stansberry scored 12 for Hawaii (1-0).
Hawaii hangs on for 74-69 win in OT over UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff Drammeh scored a career-high 23 points and Jack Purchase hit the go-ahead jumper to lift Hawaii to a 74-69 win in overtime Saturday night.
Dijkstra, UC Riverside top Hawaii 64-60
HONOLULU (AP) — Menno Dijkstra scored 17 points, Chance Murray added 16 points with six assists and UC Riverside beat Hawaii 64-60 on Wednesday night.
The visiting team won for the fifth straight time in the series.
Hawaii's Brocke Stepteau cut the deficit to 59-57 with 45 seconds left on a 3-pointer and after DJ Sylvester answered with a 3, Stepteau added another 3 to make it 62-60. Dijkstra sealed it at the line with two makes.
Purchase scores 21, hits late FTs; Hawaii beats UC Davis
HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase made 4 of 4 free throws in the final 40 seconds and finished with 21 points to help Hawaii hold on for its fourth consecutive win, 77-72 over UC Davis on Saturday night.
Sheriff Drammeh added 14 points, while Gibson Johnson and Leland Green scored 11 apiece, for Hawaii (13-5, 4-1 Big West).
Purchase scores 22, leads Hawaii to 84-59 win over Howard
HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points — both season bests — to lead five Hawaii players in double figures and the Rainbow Warriors used a big second-half run to beat Howard 84-59 on Friday night.
Sheriff Drammeh added 17 points, Mike Thomas and Brocke Stepteau scored 13 apiece and Gibson Johnson had 11 points for Hawaii (9-4). The Rainbow Warriors shot 54.9 percent from the field, 56.5 percent from 3-point range and hit 13 3s — all season highs.
Drammeh, Johnson help Hawaii beat Davidson 79-71
HONOLULU (AP) — Sheriff Drammeh scored a career-high 22 points and Gibson Johnson tied his career best with 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting to lead Hawaii to a 79-71 win over Davidson on Saturday night in the consolation bracket of the Diamond Head Classic.
Leland Green hit three 3-pointers and finished with 11 points and Jack Purchase scored 10 for Hawaii (8-3).
Despite slow start, Thomas, Hawaii beat D-II Hawaii Hilo
HONOLULU (AP) — Mike Thomas and Drew Buggs scored 13 points apiece to help Hawaii pull away, after a slow start, to beat Division II Hawaii Hilo 82-64 on Saturday night.
Buggs, a redshirt freshman, has scored in double figures in each of the last three games after totaling 17 points in the first five games of the season. Sheriff Drammeh added 12 points, Jack Purchase scored 10 and Brocke Stepteau had nine points on 3-of-4 shooting from 3-point range for Hawaii (6-2).
Martin twins power Nevada past Hawaii 67-54
HONOLULU (AP) — Caleb Martin tossed in 22 points and snared six rebounds and twin brother Cody added 16 points, seven boards and three steals to power Nevada to a 67-54 victory over Hawaii on Friday night.
Jordan Caroline added 13 points for the unbeaten Wolf Pack (6-0), who closed out the victory on a 21-12 run over the final 8:54.
Drammeh, Purchase lead Hawaii to 72-67 OT win over Troy
HONOLULU (AP) — Sherriff Drammeh had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists and Jack Purchase added 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists to help Hawaii beat Troy 72-67 in overtime Monday night to win the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic.
Gibson Johnson also had 12 points and eight rebounds and Brocke Stepteau scored 10 points, including a 3-pointer in overtime that gave Hawaii (3-0) the lead for good.
Johnson, Thomas score 19 apiece; Hawaii beats UAPB 82-70
HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson and Mike Thomas scored 19 points apiece and Jack Purchase added 18 and eight assists to help Hawaii beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-70 on Friday night in the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic.
Johnson hit 6 of 8 field-goal attempts, grabbed nine rebounds and had five assists for Hawaii (1-0).
Charles Jackson hit a 3-pointer to give UAPB (0-1) a 3-2 lead, but Purchase answered with a 3-pointer 30 seconds later and the Rainbow Warriors led the rest of the way.