By Jarin Kobashigawa.
The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team, with 6’9″ center-forward Bernardo Da Silva leading the way, took down UC Irvine, 72-56, at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.
Da Silva posted 16 points and 12 rebounds. The leading scorer in the BWC, Noel Coleman, added 16 points of his own and recorded five assists. Jerome Desrosiers and JoVon McClanahan had big nights of their own, scoring 13 and 12 points respectively. The Rainbow Warriors will return to taction on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. to host UC San Diego.