Warriors hoops drops second straight loss to CSU Bakersfield

Warriors hoops drops second straight loss to CSU Bakersfield
The Rainbow Warriors basketball team lost its second straight game to Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center. (Source: Twitter/@HawaiiMBB)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -The Rainbow Warriors basketball team lost its second straight game to Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The 83-72 loss drops the ‘Bows to 3-3 on the season and 1-3 in the Big West, the Roadrunners ran away with the game from the start, unlike last game, the ‘Bows were outmatched all night.

A fast start for Hawaii was one of the bright spots Saturday, but not much else went their way as the ‘Runners led for the rest of the game, going as much as a double digit lead in the first half.

Coming out of the break, CSUB stretched their lead to 46-36 and the ‘Bows could not catch up for the rest of the game — falling by a final score of 83-72.

the Roadrunners out-rebounded UH 39-20, turning the ball over 14 times — this makes UH’s third straight conference loss.

UH’s Justin Webster put the team on his back, scoring 23 points and 6 steals, marking both game and career highs for the Sophomore.

The ‘Bows return to the continent next week for a two-game road series at Cal State Fullerton set for Friday and Saturday — both games tip off at 3:00 p.m. Hawaii time on ESPN 3.

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