HONOLULU -- Brandon Jawato went 7 of 7 from 3-point range and scored all 21 of his points in the first half to lead Hawaii to a 76-61 victory against UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Jawato hit four straight shots from behind the arc for the Warriors (9-5, 3-0 Big West) while UC Riverside shot just 1 of 9 from the floor, enabling Hawaii to build a 20-10 lead with 8:55 remaining in the first half. Suffering from cramps, Jawato did not see second-half action until 6:30 remained and did not score.
Owens hit two 3-pointers in the second half, with the first ending a 0 for 24 streak for UC Riverside from beyond the arc.
Point guard Jaylen Fisher, who reopened his recruitment after coaching changes at UNLV, has committed to TCU over a long list of schools.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.