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Samuta Avea’s 3-pointer helps Hawaii rally for win at UC Davis

DAVIS, Calif. >> Samuta Avea buried a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining as the Hawaii men’s basketball team rallied for a 67-65 win over UC Davis tonight.

The Rainbow Warriors erased a 13-point deficit in the game’s final four minutes. Avea hit four 3s as Hawaii closed out the game on an 18-3 run. Justin Hemsley added a free throw for the game’s final margin and UC Davis couldn’t get off a shot on its final play with 0.9 seconds remaining.

Avea finished with 18 points for Hawaii (17-12, 8-7 Big West Conference). Zigmars Raimo scored 14, Hemsley scored 11 and Eddie Stansberry had 10. Ezra Manjon led UC Davis (14-17, 8-7) with 18 points.

Hawaii concludes the regular season at Cal State Northridge on Saturday.

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