The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team concludes a six-game Big West homestand with a pair of contests against conference co-leader UC Santa Barbara. The teams will face off on Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 13 at 5:00 p.m. at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.
|HAWAI’I (7-5, 5-5 Big West) vs UC Santa Barbara (12-3, 6-2 Big West)|
|Date | Time||Friday Feb. 12, 7 p.m. HT and Saturday Feb. 13, 5 p.m. HT|
|Location||Honolulu, O’ahu – SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center|
|Television||Spectrum Sports – Ch. 12 [SD] and 1012 [HD]|
|Radio||ESPN Honolulu / Sideline Hawaii App|
|Game Notes||Hawai’i (PDF) | UCSB|
|Social Media||@HawaiiMBB | #HawaiiMBB | @HawaiiBasketball | Facebook|
|Sponsors||American Savings Bank (Fri.) | First Insurance (Sat.)|
|POSSIBLE STARTERS (last game starters)|
|G||3||JoVon McClanahan||5-11||170||So.||2.6||1.2||2.6||Season-high 7 assists vs Cal Poly|
|G||2||Justin Webster||6-3||180||So||13.8||3.4||1.1||Reigning Big West Player of the Week|
|G||0||Noel Coleman||6-6||180||Jr.||5.5||1.1||1.1||Has started 7 of 10 games played|
|G||22||Casdon Jardine||6-7||215||Sr.||11.0||5.9||1.4||Big West leader in 3FG% (.556)|
|F||1||Mate Colina||6-8||230||Sr.||6.8||6.0||0.9||Team’s top rebounder|
HEAD COACH ERAN GANOT
Overall record: 96-63 (7th season)
At Hawai’i: 93-61 (6th season)
SERIES VS UCSB
Overall record: 10-13
In Honolulu: 7-5
Streak: UCSB, 1
- UH takes on Big West co-leader UC Santa Barbara to conclude a stretch of six straight home games. UH is 3-1 so far during the homestand.
- The Rainbow Warriors have climbed to fifth in the Big West standings with three straight wins and four wins in their last five contests.
- UCSB has won eight straight games and are tied for first in the Big West with UC Irvine at 6-2.
- The Gauchos rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring margin (9), assists (9) and assist/turnover ratio (4) and are 12th in field goal percentage.
- UH is coming of a sweep of Cal Poly in which it averaged 82.5 points and shot 58 and 55 percent, respectively, on back-to-back nights.
- Sophomore Justin Webster leads the team at 13.8 ppg and shot a phenomenal 13-of-15 from the floor and 8-of-9 from three last weekend to earn Big West Player of the Week honors.
- Following its games vs UCSB, UH will head to the road for the first time in more than three weeks with a trip to CSUN.