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Rowsey, Howard help Marquette down VCU

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LAHAINA — Virginia Commonwealth had weathered a scoring barrage from Marquette’s Andrew Rowsey and stayed in the game. Then the Golden Eagles’ Markus Howard stepped in. Rowsey’s 15 first-half points and Howard’s 18 in the second half bookended Marquette’s 94-83 victory over VCU ...

LSU edges Michigan, extends perfect start

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LAHAINA — Will Wade knew what was on the line for his team in the last game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational’s first round. That was apparent by the first-year coach’s celebration dance after Aaron Epps blocked a last-second putback attempt by Michigan’s Moritz Wagner that secured ...

Today’s tourney planner

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Marquette vs. Wichita St. 8:30 a.m. • ESPN What’s up? A meeting between teams that overcame second-half defi­cits to make the semifinals. Wichita State is trying to reach the Maui title game for a first time; Marquette was the 2007 runner-up. The Golden Eagles lead the all-time series ...

Notebook

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Rule changes A longer coaching box is among the rule changes for this season getting an early look during this year’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Coaches now have more room to roam the sidelines with the coaching box extended from 28 feet to 38. Players double-teaming another player, ...

Tournament leaders

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Points Don Coleman, California 35 Charles Matthews, Michigan 28 Matt Farrell, Notre Dame 27 Shaquille Morris, Wichita State 25 Rebounds Rashard Kelly, Wichita State 10 Sam Hauser, Marquette 9 Charles Matthews, Michigan 8 Matt Heldt, Marquette 8 Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame ...

Tournament images

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT PHOTO: Wichita State’s Shaquille Morris pumps up the crowd late in Monday’s comeback win over California in the first round of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center. • Marquette’s Theo John and Virginia Commonwealth’s Justin Tillman battle ...

Nagamatsu inducted into USTA Hawaii Pacific Hall of Fame

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The Maui News Stanley Nagamatsu, a longtime coach for Wailuku Junior Tennis Club, was inducted into the USTA Hawaii Pacific Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday. Nagamatsu also coached multiple state champions at Baldwin High School. Nagamatsu was inducted along with Oahu’s David Andrews. The ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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SWIMMING MAUI AGE-GROUP SWIMMING ASSOCIATION Saturday’s Results At Lahaina Aquatic Center Male 25 backstroke—1. Kobe Cunanan, Lahaina Swim Club, 21.88; 2. Ryder Leone, Lahaina Swim Club, 24.38; 3. Noa Ka‘a‘a, Maui Dolphins, 24.55; 3. Kaina Yamada, Lahaina Swim Club, 24.55; 5. ...

Take two for Tihadas

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HONOLULU — After taking a two-touchdown lead on three occasions, the Lahainaluna High School football team suddenly did not look the same. A member of a Lunas legacy got things back on track. Joshua Tihada scored five touchdowns and also delivered a critical catch to convert a ...

Maui Jim Maui Invitational

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Today’s Games Quarterfinals Marquette vs. VCU 9:30 a.m. • ESPN2 Quarterfinals Wichita St. • California Noon • ESPN2 Quarterfinals Notre Dame vs. Chaminade 4 p.m. • ESPNU Quarterfinals Michigan vs. LSU 6:30 p.m. • ESPNU Tuesday’s Games Semifinals Marquette-VCU winner ...

Silverswords are well-tested

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KAANAPALI — No team has more experience in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational than Chaminade. The Silverswords have seven players who have played on Maui before, which could bode well as they attempt to win a game at the Lahaina Civic Center for the first time in five years. “The players are ...

Payne, Devault bow out of Hawaiian Pro in third round

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The Maui News Dusty Payne of Lahaina and Imaikalani Devault of Maka­wao were eliminated from the Hawaiian Pro on Sunday with fourth-place finishes in their third-round heats at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa, Oahu. Payne had a 5.97 in his heat, which Puerto Rico’s Frederico Morais won with a ...

Borsman aces No. 17 at Maui Nui

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The Maui News Jim Borsman of Victoria, British Columbia, recorded a hole-in-one on Nov. 11 at Maui Nui Golf Club in Kihei. Borsman aced the 17th hole, using a 6-iron for the 134-yard shot, which was witnessed by Ute Mclean.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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SUN, SURF AND HOOPS 5K Sunday’s Results Starting and ending at Paradise Grill, Kaanapali Female—1. Veronica Winham 18:43.35, 2. Kaylee Volner 20:08.99, 3. Tabitha Balow 21:38.68, 4. Vicky Bray-Johnson 21:59.90, 5. Kelly Smith 22:14.51, 6. Danika Dool 22:21.47, 7. Maggie Hibler 22:41.17, ...

Today’s tourney planner

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Marquette vs. VCU 9:30 a.m. • ESPN2 What’s up? Things get started with two teams coming off losses. Marquette lost to Purdue, No. 19 in the AP rankings, on Tuesday, while Virginia Commonwealth fell to Virginia on Friday. The Rams have won both of the teams’ previous meetings, in 1986 ...

Notebook

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Conference call The Atlantic Coast Conference has the most tournament championships, based on teams’ current affiliations, with 12. Duke has won the title all five times it has made the trip, and North Carolina won for the fourth time last year, one better than Syracuse’s total. The ...

Seventh heaven

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HONOLULU — What looked like another coronation nearly turned to dejection for the Lahainaluna High School football team Saturday at Aloha Stadium. These Lunas simply weren’t going to accept defeat, however. Joshua Tihada’s 4-yard touchdown, his fifth score of the day, ended one of the ...

Exhibition closes Topnotch Fantasy Camp

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Reilly Opelka returns a ball during an exhibition match against Steve Johnson in front of Topnotch Fantasy Camp participants Saturday afternoon at Wailea Tennis Club. The exhibition between the ATP players was the culmination of the four-day camp. SECOND PHOTO: Johnson laughs while talking to ...

Valley Isle NFL Flag Football champions decided

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Kahului Saints quarterback Jayden Alexander looks for an open receiver during his team’s 18-6 win over the Wailuku Bears in the Valley Isle NFL Flag Football League 6-and-under title game Saturday at St. Anthony School in Wailuku. In other championship games, the Upcountry Panthers defeated ...