Honolulu — The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team (10-3) looks to improve to 2-0 in the Big West after a six-game clean sheet at home. Tipoff will be at 5pm at the SimpliFi Arena at the Stan Sheriff Center.
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|Game 14: Hawaii (Ten-31-0 Big West) vs. Cal Poly (7-6, 1-0 Big West)|
|Opponent | Date | Time||Cal Poly | Saturday, December 31 | 5:00 PM|
|position||Honolulu, Oahu – SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center|
|tv set||Spectrum Sports – Ch. 12 [SD] and 1012 [HD]|
|live stream||ESPN+ (Blackout in Hawaii)|
|wireless||ESPN Honolulu/Sideline Hawaii App|
|game notes||Hawaii | Cal Poly|
|Social media||@ Hawaii MBB | | #Hawaii MBB | | @Hawaii Basketball | | Facebook|
Head coach Elan Ganot
Total record: 127 wins and 82 losses (9th season)
Hawaii: 124-80 (8th season)
Overall: UH Lead, 13-9
Honolulu: UH Reed, 9-3
San Luis Obispo: CP, 6-4 lead
Win streak: Hmm, 4
- The Rainbow Warriors started playing in the Big West with a 74-66 win over UC Davis. Jobon McLanahan’s (22 points) and Justus Jackson (12) and a defensive effort that included 12 blocks and a season-high 9 steals.
- Twelve blocks were one shy to a school record of 13 sets against Nevada in 2006.
- McClanahan’s 23 points is the highest in a single game for the Rainbow Warriors this year.
- Bernardo da Silva He recorded a team-high third double-double this year and recorded his sixth career double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks.
- Da Silva’s five blocks were the most by a Rainbow Warrior since Stephan Jankovic on February 26, 2015 against Long Beach State.
- McClanahan set a career-high scoring three times in the last four games. He is averaging 15.3 ppg during the stretch, double his previous scoring average.
- Cal Poly beat CSUN 67-57 in the Big West’s home opener. With his 7-6 overall, Cal Poly already matches last year’s win count (7-21).
- UH has won four straight overall against Cal Poly, including their last eight in Honolulu. His last home loss to the Mustangs was in 2015, when he lost 61-57 in extra time.
- Only two of UH’s 13 opponents this year are below 70 points. ‘Bows ranks 25th in the nation in scoring defense (60.2).
- This year UH is 8-0 for 70+ and 9-1 for 60+.
- UH is 6-0 this year if the Rainbow Warriors score 20 or more points.
- Following their game with UC Davis, UH will head out for games at UC San Diego (January 5) and Cal State Fullerton (January 7).