(Honolulu-AP) -- Michael Kuebler scored 26 points and Carl English added 16 to lead the University of Hawaii men's basketball team to a 77-63 victory Saturday night over Texas, El Paso.
With the win, Hawaii finished Western Athletic Conference play in a tie for sixth place with Louisiana Tech.
The Rainbow Warriors will face Rice on Thursday in the first round of the WAC Tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Miners have a play-in Tuesday against San Jose State.
Hawaii finished the regular season with an overall record of 17 victories against ten losses. The Rainbow Warriors were 9-9 in the WAC.
U-TEP fell to 5-23 and 3-14.
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