Webster leads Rainbow Warriors to 84-68 rout of Cal Poly
The Maui News
Justin Webster scored 20 points to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team past Cal Poly 84-68 on Friday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Mate Colina contributed 14 points and nine rebounds, Casdon Jardine also scored 14 and Junior Madut added 13 for the Rainbow Warriors (6-5, 4-5 Big West Conference).
UH used a 21-2 run late in the first half to pull away and led 41-31 at halftime. The Rainbow Warriors, who shot 58 percent from the field (28 of 48), maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the game.
Hawaii outrebounded the Mustangs 38-19.
Colby Rogers had 15 points to lead Cal Poly (3-12, 1-8). Alimamy Koroma added 14 points and Mark Crowe had 12.
In San Luis Obispo, Calif., the UH women’s team lost to Cal Poly 79-71 in overtime Friday.
The game featured 18 lead changes and nine ties, the last coming with 16 seconds left as Cal Poly’s Sierra Campisano hit a 15-foot jumper to tie the game at 62. UH’s Olivia Davies’ shot in the final seconds hit off the backside of the iron, sending the Rainbow Wahine (3-5, 2-4) to overtime for the first time this season.
Maddie Willet scored eight points as the Mustangs (8-5, 4-3) outscored UH 17-9 in the extra period.
Meilani McBee made five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to lead Hawaii. Jadynn Alexander added 16 points and Davies 12.
Abbey Ellis led Cal Poly with 27 points. Campisano scored 22 and Willett finished with 16.
The teams play again today.