With some momentum heading into its season finale, can the University of Hawaii football team finish 2022 strong against a familiar face?
The Rainbow Warriors, who got their third win of the season last week against UNLV, close out their 2022 season at San Jose State. It is there where they will face quarterback Chevan Cordeiro, who played four years for the Rainbow Warriors after signing with UH out of Saint Louis School.
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Who will prevail on Saturday? Stay with KHON2 for live updates below:
San Jose State 27, Hawaii 14, Final
1:40: San Jose State successfully runs out the clock while Hawaii questionably leaves its final timeout on the table. 27-14 is your final. The 2022 season for Hawaii is over at 3-10. Stay with KHON2 for continuing coverage on-air and online.
1:35: Hawaii drives all the way to the SJSU 8 but turns it over on downs with 2:16 left. Hawaii has just one timeout remaining.
1:23: Hawaii will start from its own 30 after the ensuing kickoff.
1:20: San Jose State gets all the way to the Hawaii 4, using all of its timeouts in the process, before a 21-yard field goal extends its lead to 27-14 with 7:08 left.
1:07: San Jose State will begin from its own 25 after a touchback on the ensuing kickoff.
1:05: TOUCHDOWN RAINBOW WARRIORS. Hawaii goes 75 yards in two minutes and 10 seconds, capped off by a 22-yard pass from Brayden Schager to Steven Fiso. Zion Bowens then hauls in the ensuing two-point conversion to cut the San Jose State lead to 24-14 with 12:41 remaining.
12:59: Hawaii will start from its own 25 after a touchback on the ensuing kickoff.
12:58: San Jose State extends its lead to 24-6 on Taren Schive’s 26-yard field goal with 14:51 remaining. With the way Hawaii’s offense is playing, SJSU’s three possession lead appears insurmountable.
12:44: Hawaii turns it over on downs at the San Jose State 43 with 4:38 left in the third quarter. Feels like a true backbreaker for UH, especially as SJSU’s offense has picked up steam in its last two possessions.
12:34: Hawaii to start from its own 25 with 9:41 left in the third after yet another short kick return.
12:31: TOUCHDOWN SJSU. The Spartans move the ball methodically with a 10-play, 75-yard drive that lasts a little over five minutes, capped by a 1-yard run by Kairee Robinson to go up 21-6 with 9:46 left in the third quarter.
12:24: San Jose State will begin from its own 25 after a Kyler Halvorsen touchback on the second half kickoff.
12:02: UH can’t get anything going and punts, while San Jose State takes a knee with two seconds left to take a 14-6 lead into halftime. The Spartans will receive the second half kickoff.
11:58: Hawaii will begin from its own 36 with one minute left in the first half and no timeouts.
11:57: TOUCHDOWN SPARTANS. Chevan Cordeiro throws an absolutely perfect 7-yard touchdown pass to Elijah Cooks for the pair’s second end zone connection of the day. SJSU leads 14-6 with 1:09 left in the first half.
11:52: A quick three-and-out for Hawaii and punt leaves San Jose State with the ball on its own 46. Hawaii has burned all its timeouts, while the Spartans have one timeout.
11:47: Hawaii forces another Spartans punt, which is fair caught by Dior Scott at the Hawaii 15 with 3:12 left in the first half. UH has just one timeout left.
11:39: SJSU beginning from its own 25 after a touchback.
11:36: Hawaii manufactures the Edwards interception into another Shipley field goal, this time from 27 yards out, to cut the SJSU lead to 7-6 with 5:56 left in the second half.
11:33: Cordeiro is INTERCEPTED by Virdel Edwards, who takes it to the SJSU 23 with 7:23 left in the second quarter.
11:32: San Jose State will begin from its own 19 after a short return with 7:32 remaining in the second quarter.
11:29: After a Brayden Schager interception is overturned, Hawaii gets on the board with a drive that turns into a 46-yard Matthew Shipley field goal with 7:36 left in the first half. The Rainbow Warriors were lucky to get points on that drive, with a clear drop by Zion Bowens that wasn’t reviewed keeping the drive alive for a 3-yard gain early on.
11:20: SJSU goes three-and-out and punts. Hawaii gets a chance to tie the game, starting from its own 42 with 11:57 left in the first half.
11:16: Hawaii’s drive stalls out at the SJSU 26. Matthew Shipley’s 43-yard field goal attempt is NO GOOD. The Spartans get the ball back on their own 26 with 13:23 left in the first quarter.
11:08: The first quarter ends with San Jose State holding a 7-0 lead, but Hawaii is driving and will face second-and-4 at the SJSU 27 when play resumes.
11:03: Hawaii to begin the next drive from its own 23 after a short return on the ensuing kickoff.
11:00: TOUCHDOWN SAN JOSE STATE. The Spartans finish the job this time, capped off by a five-yard back shoulder fade from Chevan Cordeiro to Elijah Cooks with 4:17 left in the first quarter.
10:52: Nothing doing for Hawaii with three straight incompletions and a punt. San Jose State gets the ball back on its own 40 with 8:28 left in the first quarter.
10:48: San Jose State gets all the way to the Hawaii 23 and chooses to go for it on fourth-and-2. Cordeiro is STOPPED just short on a run and Hawaii gets the ball back with 8:53 left in the first quarter.
10:40: Hawaii goes three-and-out and punts. San Jose starts from its own 29. Chevan Cordeiro takes the field as quarterback for SJSU.
10:37 a.m. HST: Hawaii wins the coin toss and receives to begin the game. Rainbow Warriors will start at the 24.