Hawaii will face off against UC Riverside in the quarterfinals in Las Vegas of the big West championship tournaments on Thursday for a tip off time of 11:30 PM Eastern. This will be the last game of the evening and be available on ESPN plus. UC Riverside comes into this game with a record on the season of 16–11, and have won three out of their last five games coming against Cal State Fullerton, Northridge, and Cal poly by the score of 78–58. The two defeats for Riverside came against Santa Barbara in Long Beach State on the road in overtime by the score 73–72.
Hawaii comes into this game with a record on the season of 16–10, and have won three out of their last five games coming against Cal poly, Bakersfield, and North Ridge on the road by the score of 84–62. The two losses for Hawaii came against Santa Barbara and UC Irvine both on the road.
Noel Coleman is the team leader for Hawaii in points per game at 14.8 on the season with a field goal percentage of 44%, and a free-throw percentage of 81.3%. Jevon McClanahan is the team leader for Hawaii in minutes per game at 27.4 on the season from the guard position and McClanahan is also averaging 3.7 assists on the year.
Zyon Pullin is the team leader for UC Riverside in points per game averaging 14 on the season with a field goal percentage of 46.7%, and a free-throw percentage of 75.7%. Zyon is also the team leader for UC Riverside in minutes per game from the guard position averaging 34.7 on the season and it's also averaging 4.3 assists.