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.
Guard Kobe Paras, who was part of the freshman class, does not meet academic conditions and won't be attending UCLA.
Shaquille O'Neal said he wants his son, Shareef, to play for coaches who can help him reach the NBA and develop more discipline.
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