Rainbow Classic: Bows Thump Tennessee Tech, 74-61

Hawaii advances to the championship game with win over the Golden Eagles.

 

 

The University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors will get a chance to defend their Rainbow Classic title after a 74-61 victory last night over Tennessee Tech in semi-final action at the Sheriff Center.

 

Hawaii upped its season record to 6-1 while the Golden Eagles fall to 6-5 on the season.

 

Carl English led the way for the Bows with 26 points, including 4-for-8 shooting from beyond the three point line. Phil Martin added 19 points and six rebounds and "Tony" Akpan contributed 12 points and eight boards.

 

Hawaii never trailed in the game. Tennessee Tech made several runs to get close, but could never catch the Rainbows.

 

Antwyon Jones had 14 points for the Golden Eagles. Cameron Crisp and Brent Jolly each had 12 points.

 

Hawaii will face the Butler Bulldogs in tonight's championship game. Butler (10-0) downed Western Kentucky 63-60 in the other semi-final.

 

Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm and can be heard live on the internet at: www.hawaiisportsnetwork.com

 

 

Official Basketball Box Score
Tennessee Tech vs Hawai'i
12/29/02 7:37pm at Stan Sheriff Center
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VISITORS: Tennessee Tech (6-5)
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
00 MORGAN, Greg........ *  4-6    0-0    1-2    3  3  6   5   9  0  2  1  3  24
02 PERKINS, Damien..... *  0-2    0-1    0-0    1  1  2   3   0  1  0  0  0  18
10 JOLLY, Brent........ *  4-9    2-3    2-2    0  1  1   2  12  2  2  0  2  37
23 CRISP, Cameron...... *  5-12   1-4    1-2    1  3  4   2  12  5  3  0  1  31
33 KINLOCH, Damien..... *  4-11   0-0    2-4    3  4  7   4  10  1  1  0  0  28
04 GAYDEN, Leigh.......    0-2    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  0  0  0   3
22 CLARK, Milone.......    1-1    0-0    0-0    1  1  2   2   2  0  2  0  0  15
24 BOYD, Kenyon........    0-2    0-1    2-2    0  1  1   1   2  1  3  0  0  11
31 MOORE, Will.........    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   5
44 JONES, Antwyon......    6-7    0-0    2-2    2  5  7   3  14  0  1  0  1  28
   TEAM................
   Totals..............   24-53   3-10  10-14  11 19 30  23  61 10 14  1  7 200
 
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-27 40.7%   2nd Half: 13-26 50.0%   Game: 45.3%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-5  20.0%   2nd Half:  2-5  40.0%   Game: 30.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  4-4  100 %   2nd Half:  6-10 60.0%   Game: 71.4%    2
 
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HOME TEAM: Hawai'i (6-1)
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
02 Martin, Phil........ *  8-14   0-0    3-3    2  4  6   2  19  0  1  0  0  33
14 Shimonovich, Haim... *  2-3    0-0    0-1    1  3  4   5   4  3  3  1  1  26
15 Campbell, Mark...... *  1-2    0-0    3-3    3  1  4   2   5  8  1  0  2  38
23 English, Carl....... *  8-16   4-8    6-9    1  1  2   0  26  2  0  0  1  40
24 Kuebler, Michael.... *  2-7    1-5    0-0    0  0  0   1   5  2  2  0  1  34
12 Zivanovic, Milos....    0-0    0-0    1-2    2  0  2   0   1  0  0  0  0   2
13 Carter, Jason.......    0-2    0-1    2-2    0  0  0   3   2  0  2  0  2   8
54 Akpan, Nkeruwem.....    3-6    0-0    6-7    2  6  8   2  12  2  4  0  0  19
   TEAM................                            3  3
   Totals..............   24-50   5-14  21-27  11 18 29  15  74 17 13  1  7 200
 
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-25 44.0%   2nd Half: 13-25 52.0%   Game: 48.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-8  37.5%   2nd Half:  2-6  33.3%   Game: 35.7%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  9-12 75.0%   2nd Half: 12-15 80.0%   Game: 77.8%   2,2
 
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Officials: Duane Allen, Duane Shapiro, Craig Peterson
Technical fouls: Tennessee Tech-None. Hawai'i-None.
Attendance: 7184
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Tennessee Tech................   27   34  -   61
Hawai'i.......................   34   40  -   74
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