Jones carries UC Irvine over Hawaii 67-56
Evan Leonard, whose 11 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Anteaters, scored 3 points. He shot 20 percent from 3-point range (1 of 5).
Eddie Stansberry was held to 3 points despite entering the matchup as the Rainbow Warriors’ leading scorer at 12 points per game. He hit 20 percent from behind the arc (1 of 5).
The Anteaters improve to 2-0 against the Rainbow Warriors on the season. UC Irvine defeated Hawaii 75-74 on Jan. 23. UC Irvine faces UC Santa Barbara at home next Saturday. Hawaii plays Cal Poly at home on Thursday.