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Maui Jim Maui Invitational

Toppin leads Dayton to 80-61 rout of Georgia

LAHAINA — Dayton fans brought all the hype from Ohio to the Lahaina Civic Center on Monday morning, pushing the Flyers’ energy levels through the roof. The crowd chanted “We are UD” throughout the Flyers’ opening game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational as forward Obi Toppin poured in ...

Tournament images

First photo: Chaminade fans cheer during the first half of the Silverswords’ 93-63 loss to Kansas in a Maui Jim Maui Invitational first-round game Monday at Lahaina Civic Center. Second photo: Dayton’s Jalen Crutcher goes to the hoop against Georgia’s Toumani Camara in the second half of ...

LCC a good place to shoot the 3

The Maui News Men’s college basketball players have had to adjust to the new 3-point line this season, but Lahaina Civic Center provides a good environment for letting it fly from behind the arc, says Dayton’s Obi Toppin. “For me, it’s different a little bit playing in this gym, ...

Youngsters hoop it up at Maui Invitational clinic

First photo: King Kamehameha Elementary School fourth-grader John Matthews V dribbles during the Hoops Clinic on Saturday at the Lahaina Civic Center. The clinic, put together by the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, Chaminade University and HMSA, included between 75-100 participants. Second photo: ...

Maui Jim Maui Invitational bracket unveiled

The Maui News With five titles and a 15-0 record here, Mike Krzyzewski knows just how important the Maui Jim Maui Invitational can be for the season at a program like Duke. The brackets were unveiled today, showing that the Blue Devils will play San Diego State in the second quarterfinal on ...

Beavers cap perfect Maui run

WAILUKU — Things get more serious quickly for the Oregon State women’s basketball team from here. The Beavers, ranked 21st by The Associated Press, beat Utah State 94-55 on Saturday at the Maui Jim Maui Classic tournament that they host at War Memorial Gym. After sharing the moment ...

Wolf Pack take down Bobcats

WAILUKU — One night after a blowout loss, the Nevada women’s basketball team bounced back for a convincing win of its own to finish the Maui Jim Maui Classic. The Wolf Pack beat Montana State 67-53 at War Memorial Gym on Saturday after opening the tournament with a 40-point loss to No. 21 ...

No. 21 Beavers breeze past Wolf Pack, 89-49

WAILUKU — The Oregon State women’s basketball team is building a home away from home at War Memorial Gym. The Beavers, ranked 21st by The Associated Press, improved to 3-0 at the facility with an easy 89-49 win over Nevada on the first night of the Maui Jim Maui Classic that drew 785 fans ...

Bobcats pull away to defeat Aggies, 64-52

WAILUKU — Montana State pulled away from a halftime tie to record a 64-52 win over Utah State in the first game of the Maui Jim Maui Classic on Friday night at War Memorial Gym. The Bobcats (4-2) — an NCAA tournament team last season as champions of the Big Sky Conference — shot ...

At the Lahaina Civic Center

Monday’s Results Quarterfinals Marquette 94, VCU 83 Quarterfinals Wichita St. 92, California 82 Quarterfinals Notre Dame 83, Chaminade 56 Quarterfinals LSU 77, Michigan 75 Tuesday’s Results Semifinals Wichita St. 80, Marquette 66 Consolation VCU 83, California ...

Shockers move into title game

LAHAINA — Wichita State’s balanced effort withstood Marquette’s one-two punch. Landry Shamet scored 19 points for the Shockers, who had three other players also reach double digits and got at least one field goal from every player who took the floor in an 80-66 win over Marquette on ...

Kelly does unheralded work for Wichita State

LAHAINA — Already one of Gregg Marshall’s favorite players, Rashard Kelly made his coach especially happy late in the first half of Wichita State’s win Tuesday. With little more than three minutes left before halftime and the Shockers leading Marquette by three points in the semifinals ...

Fighting Irish post another lopsided win

LAHAINA — Notre Dame came to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational with one thing in mind. After a dominant 92-53 win over LSU on Tuesday in a semifinal game at the Lahaina Civic Center, the Fighting Irish are one victory from their goal. “I told our guys when we practiced in here on Saturday, ...

Wolverines to play in fifth-place game

LAHAINA — Charles Mat­thews couldn’t miss. The Michigan junior guard was perfect from the field and nearly so from the foul line Tuesday, scoring 22 points in a 102-64 win over Chaminade in a Maui Jim Maui Invitational consolation game at the Lahaina Civic Center. Matthews finished ...

Jenkins leads Rams to win over Golden Bears

LAHAINA — Virginia Commonwealth saw its Maui Jim Maui Invitational consolation game on Tuesday as a chance to make a statement. From the jump, the Rams did precisely that. VCU scored the first seven points of the contest, led by 17 less than eight minutes into the game and had built a ...

Today’s tourney planner

California vs. Chaminade 9:30 a.m. • ESPNU What’s up? California will try not to become the second team representing the Pac-12 or Pac-10 to go 0-3 on a Maui trip, and first since Stanford in 1992. Chaminade wants to avoid a fifth straight eighth-place finish. The Golden Bears beat the ...

Notebook

Lane’s life Virginia Commonwealth forward Khris Lane says that, since he became a vegetarian 3 1/2 years ago, he’s felt sharper and stronger. “It’s had a huge impact physically,” Lane said after Tuesday’s victory over California in a Maui Jim Maui Invitational consolation game ...

Tournament leaders

Points Don Coleman, California 56 Charles Matthews, Michigan 50 Markus Howard, Marquette 47 Andrew Rowsey, Marquette 46 Tuesday’s Leader De’Riante Jenkins, VCU 27 Rebounds Rashard Kelly, Wichita State 20 Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame 19 Charles Matthews, Michigan 18 Marcus ...

Tournament images

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT PHOTO: Michigan’s Jaaron Simmons drives against Chaminade’s Brett Reed in the first half of the Wolverines’ win over the Silverswords on Tuesday in a Maui Jim Maui Invitational consolation game at the Lahaina Civic Center. • Marquette’s Markus Howard gets past ...