Scores

Final

Hawaii 62

(16-13, 7-11 WAC)

UTEP 80

(25-7, 14-4 WAC)

    3:00 PM ET, March 10, 2005

    Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

    1 2 T
    HAW 33 2962
    UTEP 45 3580

    Top Performers

    Hawaii: B. Nash 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    UTEP: F. Rivera 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Miners meet Rice in Friday's semifinal

    HONOLULU (AP) -- Matthew Gipson had 18 points and was one of six players in double figures as Hawaii defeated Hawaii-Hilo 110-55 in an exhibition game on Friday night.

    Ahmet Gueye, a transfer from Salt Lake Community College in Utah, had 16 points, nine rebounds and five blocks. Teammates Matt Gibson and Julian Sensley each added 14 points for the Rainbow Warriors. Sensley also had seven rebounds and five assists.

    Hawaii never trailed in the game and jumped out to a 63-23 lead at the half.

    Justin Griffin scored 20 points to lead the Vulcans whose bench was outscored 50-15. He was the only Vulcan in double digits.

    Hawaii opens the season at home on Nov. 19 against fourth-ranked Michigan State. Hawaii-Hilo faces Cal State Chico on Tuesday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HAW
    UTEP
    Points 62 80
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 27-58 (.466)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 20-22 (.909)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2004-05 Season

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