Stepteau’s 17 points leads Hawaii past UC Davis 76-69
UC Davis led 36-25 at intermission and extended the margin to 42-28 on TJ Shorts II’s jumper with 18:41 remaining. The Rainbow Warriors then went on a 19-2 run for a 47-44 lead when Eddie Stansberry buried a 3-pointer six minutes later and Hawaii (17-12, 8-7 Big West Conference) never trailed again.
Hawaii finished 15-of-28 shooting (53.6 percent) and made 5 of their eight 3s after the break. Hawaii made 18 of 20 from overall from the foul line. Stansberry finished with 12 points, Drew Buggs scored 11 and Leland Green 10.
The Aggies now have lost four of their last five.