Bows, Nevels, ready for senior night “white out”

Garrett Nevels/Hawai'i Athletics

HONOLULU – The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team plays its final regular-season game of the year when it hosts UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, Mar. 4th. Tipoff is set for 7:00 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The contest will mark the final home appearance for senior Garrett Nevels who will be honored following the conclusion of the game. Brandon Jawato, who also is closing his career with the Rainbow Warriors, will be recognized as well. It will also be a “Whiteout” night as all fans are encouraged to wear white apparel.

The Rainbow Warriors (19-11, 7-7 BWC) are coming off a 78-59 blowout win over Long Beach State this past Saturday which snapped its first losing streak of the season. The ‘Bows will close the regular season at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday before heading to next week’s Big West Tournament.

UH led most of the way in their previous meeting at UC Santa Barbara (16-12, 9-5 BWC) last month before watching an incredible comeback by the Gauchos doom the ‘Bows in a 75-74 loss.

Game 31 Tipoff Notes
Who: UC Santa Barbara at Hawai’i
When:  Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Stan Sheriff Center (10,300) – Honolulu
Television: Live on OCSports – Channels 16 (SD) and 1016 (HD). Kanoa Leahey (play-by-play) Tony Sellitto (color) and Artie Wilson (color) on the call.
Streaming Video:
Radio: Live on ESPN 1420 AM with Bobby Curran and Jeff Portnoy. Neighbor islands can listen live on KNUI on Maui, KHLO in Hilo, KKON in Kona and KTOH on Kaua’i.
Audio Webcast: Live audio streaming on
Live Stats: Live in-game stats are available at
Series Information: UCSB leads 7-6
Promotions: The University of Hawaii Federal Credit Union is the “Senior Night” game sponsor and will distribute 350 rally towels and 3,000 men’s basketball team photos. Fans will have a chance to win an iPad Mini at halftime in the UHFCU “Halfcourt Heave” contest. Register for the chance to compete at the sports marketing table inside Gate A. Also, UHFCU will host the traditional “Senior Night” ceremony following the game. The contest is a “White Out,” so be sure to wear your white apparel. UH Alumni Association paid members receive 50% off adult tickets.

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