(Photos by Andrew Lee / Hawaii Media Source)
It was the second day for the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. The Rainbow Warriors had a battle with the Colorado Buffalos tonight, as they were able to out last them in overtime. Coming out with a win 70-62.
The first half was a even match up. Even though the Bows had more rebounds than the Buffalos 22 to 16, shooting percentage on both sides were almost evenly matched up. After the first half it was all tied up 24-24.
It was no different in the second half. Both teams were battling it out to the end. Both teams putting up 32 points, going into overtime at 56-56.
Going into overtime, the Rainbow Warriors had a fire light up, outshooting Colorado. The Bows couldn’t be stopped.
Junior guard Eddie Stansberry putting up 18 points tonight and senior guard Brocke Stepteau putting up 13 points. While junior forward Zigmars Raimo and senior forward Jack Purchase both hitting 14 points. Over all Hawaii had 48 rebounds tonight, helping them get that win.
What an exciting game!
Join the Rainbow Warriors on the last day of the tournament Christmas day as they take on Rhode Island. Tip-off is bright and early at 10 a.m..