Wahine Basketball: Hawaii collars Bulldogs

Hawaii uses tough defense and the hot shooting of April Atuaia to beat Fresno State.

The University of Hawaii Wahine basketball team downed Fresno State 64-43, Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Rainbow Wahine improved to 10-5 overall and 4-2 in the WAC.

April Atuaia paced the Wahine attack with 17 points, tying her season high. The junior guard also added eight rebounds and three assists.

The Wahine hit seven of their first 10 shots and never trailed. Hawaii played outstanding defense in holding the Bulldogs to only 26 percent shooting on the night.

Christen Roper had a solid all-around game with 14 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks, while Jade Abele pitched in 11 points and six assists. Omelogo Udeze led Fresno State with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Hawaii next faces Nevada on Saturday, January 25. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m.

That game can be heard live on KKEA 1420 am and on the internet at: www.hawaiisportsnetwork.com

 

Official Basketball Box Score
Fresno State vs Hawaii
01/23/03 7:07 pm at Stan  Sheriff Center - Honolulu, Hawaii
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VISITORS: Fresno State (9-8, 3-4 WAC)
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
00 Johnson, Java....... *  2-5    1-1    3-3    2  3  5   3   8  0  1  0  1  26
05 Sutherland, Chanie.. *  2-6    1-4    0-0    0  1  1   1   5  0  0  0  0  23
10 Logan, Lindsay...... *  2-11   1-5    0-0    2  3  5   0   5  1  2  0  0  33
24 Simon, Tiffany...... *  1-4    0-0    1-2    2  1  3   3   3  1  3  0  1  26
32 Udeze, Omelego...... *  6-19   1-3    0-4    4  8 12   2  13  1  3  2  0  33
11 Garcia, Laura.......    0-2    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   2   0  1  0  0  0  12
12 Mack, Veronica......    1-6    0-3    0-0    1  0  1   4   2  1  0  0  0  10
14 Moore, Cophie.......    0-3    0-0    1-2    1  0  1   2   1  1  1  0  1   7
33 Probst, Faith.......    0-1    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   0   0  1  1  0  1   5
42 Lane, Aritta........    2-6    0-0    0-0    4  2  6   0   4  2  2  2  1  22
45 Clark, Mindy........    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   2  0  0  0  0   3
   TEAM................                         2     2
   Totals..............   17-65   4-17   5-11  19 18 37  17  43  9 13  4  5 200
 
TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  8-30 26.7%   2nd Half:  9-35 25.7%   Game: 26.2%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-6  50.0%   2nd Half:  1-11  9.1%   Game: 23.5%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  4-6  66.7%   2nd Half:  1-5  20.0%   Game: 45.5%    4
 
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HOME TEAM: Hawaii (10-5, 4-2 WAC)
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
05 Abele, Jade......... *  3-7    1-3    4-6    0  4  4   0  11  6  3  1  3  31
14 Roper, Christen..... *  7-13   0-0    0-0    2  7  9   5  14  3  3  7  0  31
21 Gabriel, Michelle... *  0-1    0-1    0-0    1  3  4   0   0  6  2  0  1  28
31 Atuaia, April....... *  6-7    3-3    2-2    1  7  8   1  17  3  2  0  0  33
32 Allen, Natasja...... *  4-8    0-0    1-2    0  1  1   1   9  2  2  1  0  30
03 Willoughby, Kim.....    1-3    0-0    2-2    2  1  3   3   4  0  1  2  1  18
10 Nishimoto, Trisha...    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   0   2  0  1  0  0   3
11 Macfarlane, Milia...    1-2    1-1    0-0    1  1  2   0   3  1  0  0  0   9
23 Sanders, Amy........    1-5    0-0    2-4    1  4  5   0   4  1  2  0  2  16
34 Spooner, Callie.....    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
   TEAM................                         2  2  4
   Totals..............   24-49   5-8   11-16  10 31 41  10  64 22 16 11  7 200
 
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 10-24 41.7%   2nd Half: 14-25 56.0%   Game: 49.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-3  100 %   2nd Half:  2-5  40.0%   Game: 62.5%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  8-10 80.0%   2nd Half:  3-6  50.0%   Game: 68.8%    2
 
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Officials: Debbie Adams, Clarke Stevens, Brian Yamasaki
Technical fouls: Fresno State-None. Hawaii-None.
Attendance: 1479
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Fresno State..................   23   20  -   43
Hawaii........................   31   33  -   64
Western Athletic Conference Game
FRESNO STATE "Bulldogs" vs. HAWAII "Rainbow Wahine"
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