Live blog: Portland State at Hawaii

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The field at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on Saturday.

History will be made when the University of Hawaii football team kicks off against Portland State on Saturday.

The game between the Rainbow Warriors (0-1) and Vikings (0-0) will take place at the Clarence T.C. Ching Complex in front of no fans for the first-ever on-campus game in program history for UH.

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On top of attempting to kick off the Ching Complex era with a victory, can the ‘Bows brush off last week’s rough loss at UCLA?

Follow along as KHON2 will provide live updates of the game below.

Hawaii 49, Portland State 35, Final

9:27: PSU can’t get another score and UH runs the clock out. Hawaii wins 49-35.

9:20: Portland State has RECOVERED the onside kick and takes the ball at the Hawaii 44 with 1:10 left.

9:18: Touchdown Portland State. Nate Bennett hauls in an 11-yard pass to cut the lead to 49-35 with 1:13 left.

9:11: Hawaii goes three-and-out and punts. Portland State gets the ball on its own 49 with 3:14 remaining.

9:08: Portland State goes for it on fourth-and-goal but fumbles on the Hawaii 15 with 5:44 remaining. That’ll probably do it so long as Hawaii takes care of the ball, which has not been a given this evening.

8:58: Portland State to start from its own 25 after a touchback on the kickoff.

8:57: TOUCHDOWN ‘BOWS: Dae Dae Hunter takes a 59-yard handoff TO THE HOUSE. UH now up 49-28 with 9:58 remaining. That may have put the game away.

8:55: Portland State is faced with a fourth-and-13 from the UH 41 and turns the ball over on downs. Cornerback Cortez Davis was smart to bat down a potential interception in order to give Hawaii better field position. Hawaii takes over with 10:09 left.

8:47: Faced with a fourth-and-2 at midfield, Hawaii goes for it on a wildcat direct snapped to Turner and he is STOPPED SHORT with 12:32 remaining.

FOURTH QUARTER

8:39: The third quarter ends with Hawaii suddenly leading by just two possessions, 42-28.

8:37: TOUCHDOWN PORTLAND. This might be getting a little interesting. Turner muffs the kickoff and it’s recovered in the end zone as Tyreese Shakir recovers a fumble in the end zone. Hawaii’s lead cut to 42-28 with 12 seconds left in the third quarter.

8:31: TOUCHDOWN VIKES. PSU continues to stick around as Beau Kelly hauls in a 23-yard pass from Alexander. Hawaii leads 42-21 with 20 seconds left in the third quarter.

8:24: Hawaii can’t pick up a first down and punts. Portland State to start from its own 18 with 2:33 left in the third quarter.

8:20: Portland State gets to the Hawaii 2 after a 40-yard gain by Nate Bennett on busted coverage. Cornerback Cameron Lockridge has been ejected on a targeting call and will also miss the first half of next week’s game at Oregon State. DJuan Matthews strips Alexander and recovers on the Hawaii 2 with 5:10 remaining in the third quarter.

8:07: PSU will start from its own 25 after a touchback on the kickoff.

8:04: TOUCHDOWN UH. Parson takes a handoff two yards for another score. Shipley’s PAT makes it 42-14 Hawaii with 7:19 left in the third quarter.

7:59: Hawaii to start from its own 40.

7:56: TOUCHDOWN VIKINGS. Malik Walker punches it in from a yard out to cut UH’s lead to 35-14 with 10:03 left in the third quarter.

7:51: Cordeiro is INTERCEPTED by Anthony Adams to the Hawaii 40.

7:49: Hawaii forces a three-and-out and punt. Hawaii will start from its own 30 after Turner’s fair catch.

7:46: Kyler Halvorsen’s kickoff to start the second half is fair caught for a touchback. Portland State will begin from its own 25.

THIRD QUARTER

7:24: The first half ends as Hawaii leads Portland State 35-7. The Vikings will receive the second half kickoff.

7:22: TOUCHDOWN ‘BOWS: Cordeiro lobs a pass to Aaron Cephus for a 4-yard score. Shipley’s PAT makes it 35-7 with 20 seconds left in the first half.

7:14: PSU tries a screen play but it’s for negative yardage. Dior Scott calls a fair catch on the punt, and UH will start from its own 16 with 3:56 left in the half.

7:11: Portland State calls timeout facing third-and-15 at midfield. Still 28-7 UH with 4:44 left in the second quarter.

7:05: Cordeiro FUMBLES with the ball on the 1-yard line and it’s recovered by Portland State at the 9 yard line with 7:56 left in the second quarter.

6:59: Portland State punts on fourth-and-1 from its own 37 to Turner, who again muffs and recovers the punt on the Hawaii 17 with 11:06 left in the first half.

6:55: An apparent interception by Cortez Davis is nullified by a pass interference call.

6:52: Hawaii goes three-and-out for the first time and punts. Portland State begins from its own 13 after a fair catch, 13:32 remaining in the second quarter.

6:50: Solo Turner’s return has Hawaii starting from its own 42.

6:48: TOUCHDOWN PORTLAND STATE. Mataio Talaemotu hauls in a 39-yard pass from Alexander. Cody Williams knocks the extra point through to make it a 28-7 ballgame with 14:54 left in the second quarter.

SECOND QUARTER

6:45: The first quarter ends with Portland State’s biggest gain of the day. The Vikings, down 28-0, will begin on the UH 39 to begin the second quarter and have a fresh set of downs.

6:41: The onslaught continues as Dedrick Parson scores his first TD in a UH uniform on a 17-yard rush. Shipley makes it 28-0 with 22 seconds left in the first quarter.

6:36: Hawaii forces another three-and-out and punt. Turner with a nice return to the Hawaii 33 with 2:55 left in the first quarter.

6:33: Portland State will start from its own 17 as Michael Graham, son of coach Todd Graham, records a tackle on kickoff coverage.

6:31: TOUCHDOWN ‘BOWS. Everything is going Hawaii’s way right now. Cordeiro connects with Jared Smart for a 20-yard touchdown as Shipley’s extra point makes the UH lead 21-0 with 5:41 left.

6:28: PSU quarterback Davis Alexander is INTERCEPTED by Pita Tonga to the PSU 20 with 5:50 left in the first quarter.

6:27: Portland State will start from its own 15 after the kickoff.

6:25: TOUCHDOWN RAINBOW WARRIORS. Calvin Turner works his magic and takes a lateral on a play that seemed to be dead, but reverses field for a 34-yard score. Shipley’s extra point makes the UH advantage 14-0 with 6:26 left in the first quarter.

6:22: Hawaii goes for it on fourth-and-2 at the Portland 47 and converts on a Cordeiro keeper.

6:19: Portland State goes three-and-out. The Vikings elect to punt on fourth-and-1. Hawaii will start from its own 16 after Calvin Turner muffs and recovers the punt with 9:15 left in the first.

6:16: Portland State will begin from its own 28 after the return with 10:29 left in the first quarter.

6:14: TOUCHDOWN HAWAII. Chevan Cordeiro connects with a wide-open Nick Mardner for a 23-yard score. Matthew Shipley’s extra point is good as Hawaii leads 7-0 with 10:36 left in the first quarter. A smooth 11-play, 75-yard opening drive for the Rainbow Warriors.

6:07: Hawaii will begin from its own 25.

6:07 p.m.: Portland State wins the coin toss and elects to defer. Hawaii will receive to begin this game. A fair share of FCS teams have been winning their Week 1 matchups. It’s imperative that the Rainbow Warriors get off to a fast start today.

FIRST QUARTER

Both teams are on the field and warming up. Hawaii is in its new all-black adidas uniforms from head to toe.

PREGAME

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