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UC Irvine too tough in destroying Hawaii basketball team

  • Jamm Aquino / 2021
                                Hawaii head coach Eran Ganot said UC Irvine “out-gritted us” and “out-toughed us” in Saturday’s 25-point blowout loss to the Anteaters in Irvine, Calif.

    Jamm Aquino / 2021

    Hawaii head coach Eran Ganot said UC Irvine “out-gritted us” and “out-toughed us” in Saturday’s 25-point blowout loss to the Anteaters in Irvine, Calif.

The UC Irvine men’s basketball team overpowered the University of Hawaii, 77-52, today in the Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif.

“They out-gritted us, they out-toughed us,” UH Eran Ganot said in a radio interview after the game.

The Rainbow Warriors fell to 13-9 overall and 7-4 in the Big West.

The Anteaters won their seventh in a row to improve to 13-7 and 7-3.

The ‘Bows hit only 32.7% of their shots, including 15% on 3s (3-for-20). Their 13 turnovers led directly to 13 UCI points.

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