Allen scores 30 as UH routs Cal Poly
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Noah Allen hit five 3-pointers and finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to an 82-61 win over Cal Poly on Saturday.
Gibson Johnson added 14 points and Jack Purchase had 13 with eight boards for the Rainbow Warriors, who shot 51 percent from the field and were 13-of-23 from long range to snap a two-game skid.
Hawaii (13-13, 7-6 Big West Conference) controlled the boards 42-30 and never trailed. Leading by seven at intermission, the Rainbow Warriors got a pair of free throws from Allen less than five minutes in to go up 54-44 and led by double figures the rest of the way, tying a program record for largest margin of victory in a conference road game.
Ridge Shipley paced Cal Poly (8-18, 3-9) with 16 points, Victor Joseph added 15 and Donovan Fields had 14. The Mustangs shot just 38 percent from the field, including 5-of-20 from 3-point range.
The Rainbow Warriors next face Cal State Fullerton on Saturday in their last home game of the regular season.