Hawaii 79, Hawaii-Hilo 66

Vander Joaquim had 19 points and 17 rebounds Friday night as

Hawaii defeated Hawaii-Hilo 79-66.

Shaquille Stokes led the Rainbow Warriors (4-4) with 21 points

and Joston Thomas also had 17 points.

Terrell Mack scored 20 points to lead the Vulcans (4-3), who

play in Division II. Hawaii-Hilo led for much of the first half and

owned a 34-32 edge at the break, but Hawaii scored the first six

points of the second half and eventually led by as many as 16


It was the first regular-season matchup between the schools in

21 years. The teams have met several times in exhibition play.