Valdes, Bobbitt lead Hawaii past Chaminade, 94-63
HONOLULU (AP) Aaron Valdes scored 19 of his 23 in the first half and Roderick Bobbitt added 15 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and six assists to lead Hawaii to a 94-63 win over Chaminade at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Friday night.
Valdes added nine rebounds, Stefan Jovanovich grabbed a career-high 13 boards and Hawaii outrebounded Chaminade 56-34, including 21-9 on the offensive glass.
Chaminade took a 22-18 lead when Kuany Kuany hit a 3-pointer with 13:31 left in the first half, but Valdes scored 11 points during a decisive 18-2 run by Hawaii over the next 5 minutes. Chaminade trailed by double digits the rest of the way.
The game served as an exhibition for Chaminade, which was paced by Kevin Hu's 12 points.