(Tulsa, Oklahoma-AP) -- The University of Hawaii edged Rice 62-61 in overtime Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament. Carl English hit two free throws with five seconds left in overtime to lift Hawaii to victory.
The game went into overtime when Rice tied the score at 53 with three seconds left in regulation. Phil Martin led the Rainbow Warriors with 21 points.
Hawaii is the two-time defending WAC tournament champion.