Game Report: Hawaiian Airlines TipOff Classic

The Titans begin their 43rd season of intercollegiate basketball, their 29th at the Div. I level and their third under Head Coach Donny Daniels in Honolulu at the Hawaiian Airlines Tip-Off Classic. The tournament features the host Warriors of Hawaii, Arkansas-Little Rock and Texas A&M - Corpus Christi at the on-campus Sheriff Center (10,300).

This is Fullerton's fourth basketball trip to Hawaii. The 1981-82 team went 1-2 in the 1981 Rainbow Classic, losing to Wichita State and Michigan State and beating Bradley; the 1983-84 team won the Tip-Off Classic by beating McNeese State and Hawaii; and the 1985-86 team played single games at Hawaii (L), BYU Hawaii (W) and Hawaii Pacific (L)..

Hawaiian Airlines TipOff Classic
Game 1: Friday, November 22 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
Game 2: Sunday, November 24, TBD

Rankings CollegeRPI Sagarin
Cal State Fullerton (0-0, 0-0) 1 282
Texas A&M-CC (0-0) 1 255
Hawaii (0-0) 1 43
Ark.-Little Rock (0-0) 1 117

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The Line from Las Vegas

  • N/A (TitanCentral guess: TAMCC by 5)

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TitanCentral.com's Key's to Winning: If Pape Sow and Jamal Forcheney are near full strength Titans get first victory of the season. If not, it will take a "Sensational" Ralphy Holmes and Zakee Smith to overcome the lack of a solid front court.