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Maui Jim Maui Invitational

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 Today’s Games Semifinals Marquette vs. Wichita St. 8:30 a.m. • ESPN Consolation VCU vs. California 11 ...

Shockers top Bears after trailing by 18

LAHAINA — Things didn’t look good for Wichita State in its first game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, until Shaquille Morris took things into his own hands. Morris’ second resounding put-back dunk of the game brought the Shockers within eight points and ignited a dominant run to the ...

Notre Dame claims berth in semifinals

LAHAINA — Notre Dame didn’t want to let Chaminade have any breathing room Monday at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. When the Silverswords sank long 3-pointers to end the first half and begin the second, however, the lead for the Fighting Irish was down to six points — but soon after, ...

Sueing returns to islands as key contributor for Cal

In his first college game at the Lahaina Civic Center, California freshman Justice Sueing Jr. was the kind of player he and his father used to talk about when they watched the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. “I used to sit on the couch with my pops, and he’d go over how I would want to get on ...

Rowsey, Howard help Marquette down VCU

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Maui Jim Maui Invitational

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

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 ...

Today’s tourney planner

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

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 ...

Maui Invitational on-island ticket sale next week

Single-game general admission and all-day reserved ticket sales for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational are scheduled for Sept. 29-30 at multiple Valley Isle locations, tournament officials have announced. Until tickets are sold out, they can be purchased at Hi-Tech Surf Sports stores in Kahului ...

Bracket for 2017 Maui Invitational released

Wichita State, which returns the top eight scorers from a team that went 31-5 last season, will face California in the opening round of this year's Maui Jim Maui Invitational, tournament officials revealed Tuesday in announcing the bracket for the 34th edition of the event. The three-day ...

Maui still scores points

LAHAINA — The Maui Jim Maui Invitational is 33 years old, in its prime and poised to stay there. The event had a modest beginning as a four-team competition at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku, but is now college basketball’s pre-eminent early-season tournament. This year’s field had three ...

Maui Jim Maui Invitational

Monday's Results Quarterfinals Wisconsin 74, Tennessee 62 Quarterfinals Georgetown 65, Oregon 61 Quarterfinals Oklahoma St. 98, UConn 90 Quarterfinals North Carolina 104, Chaminade 61 Tuesday's Results Consolation Oregon 69, Tennessee 65, OT Consolation UConn 93, ...

Fourth Carolina

LAHAINA — So, North Carolina can play. The Tar Heels came to the Valley Isle off a sluggish win at Hawaii, but The Associated Press’ fourth-ranked team left no doubt who was the class of this year’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational field with a 71-56 win over No. 16 Wisconsin in the ...