(Las Vegas-AP) -- The University of Hawaii men's basketball team downed Nevada-Las Vegas 85-68 Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament. Michael Kuebler had 21 points to lead the Rainbow Warriors.
Carl English added 20 points, six rebounds and five assists.
The Rainbow Warriors took a 10-8 lead with 14:15 until halftime and never trailed again. Hawaii now plays Minnesota in the second round either next Monday or Tuesday at a site to be determined.