Online Extra: Blue Knights race past Vulcans


Tribune-Herald

Danny Goins scored 22 points, Casey Baker 16 and Armond Battle 14 to lead Urbana University (Ohio) to a 98-64 win over the University of Hawaii at Hilo on Friday night.

The men’s collegiate basketball game was played before about 200 fans at the Keaau High School Gym.

The Blue Knights from Urbana, Ohio improved to 6-6 while the Vulcans dropped to 1-7.

Mychael Hearn led UHH with 12 points. CJ Brown and Kiel Myers each added 10 points.

Urbana outrebounded the Vulcans 47-25, including 17 offensive rebounds. The visitors also made 7 of 19 3-pointers while the hosts hit just 3 of 15 treys and 23 of 34 free throws.

Urbana raced to a 41-24 halftime lead and the Vulcans had 19 turnovers in the first 20 minutes. The hosts finished with 31 turnovers.

Prior to playing UHH, the Blue Knights played two games on Oahu, falling to Hawaii Pacific University 68-66 and BYU-Hawaii 103-88.

Urbana, an NCAA Division II school, plays in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference.

The Vulcans next host Saint Edwards University at 3 p.m. Wednesday at UHH Gym. They close out their preseason scheduling by hosting Champion Baptist College at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29, then open Pacific West Conference action against Notre Dame de Namur at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at UHH.

The Lady Vulcans (2-4) next play Central Washington University on Monday and Tuesday in Ellensburg, Wash., then open PacWest action at 5 p.m. Jan. 3 against visiting Notre Dame de Namur.

At Keaau Gym

Urbana 41 57 — 98

UHH 24 40 — 64

 

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