HONOLULU – The Rainbow Warriors made sure there was no letdown after a disappointing opening round loss to Miami in the Diamond Head Classic. East Tennessee State probably wishes there had been.
Vander Joaquim led the way with 23 points and 9 rebounds as UH blasted the Buccaneers 84-61.
Christian Standhardinger added 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Isaac Fotu went for 14 points and 14 rebounds as the ‘Bows dominated in the paint.
The margin of points in the paint was 42-20.
It wasn't just the big men doing work down low. UH hit on 10 of 23 3-point attempts.
The ‘Bows led 34-22 at the half, and outscored ETSU 50-39 in the 2nd.