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Warriors Hold Off Boise State

(Honolulu-AP) -- The University of Hawaii men's basketball team edged Boise State 68-65 Thursday night in Honolulu. Phil Martin scored six of his game-high 18 points in the final three minutes and Mark Campbell hit a pair of free throws with 25 seconds left to help preserve the victory.

The Rainbow Warriors improved to 16-10 overall and 8-9 against Western Athletic Conference opponents. The Broncos fell to 12-15 and 6-11. After a slow start, Boise State took a 35-34 halftime lead. But Hawaii opened the second half with a 15-4 run that led to a ten-point lead. However, the Broncos rallied with nine consecutive points to tie the game at 60.

Martin took over with a pair of baskets and two free throws. A free throw by C.J. Williams and a basket by Solomon Wyatt pulled the Broncos to within one, 66-65, with 36 seconds left. Campbell then dropped in his free throws to preserve the win.

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