HONOLULU (AP) — Zigmars Raimo had 14 points and 17 rebounds, Jack Purchase added 14 points and 10 boards and Hawaii beat Colorado 70-62 in overtime on Sunday in the Diamond Head Classic.
Purchase hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 54 and Brocke Stepteau made a driving layup on their next possession to give Hawaii a lead with 32 seconds left in regulation. McKinley Wright IV answered with a jumper, but missed the chance at a 3-point play and Purchase was off on a 3-point attempt before the buzzer.
Stepteau opened the scoring in the extra session with a 3-pointer and capped it with two free throws with eight seconds left in Hawaii’s first overtime game of the season. Colorado only made one field goal in overtime.
Eddie Stansberry chipped in with 18 points for Hawaii (7-5) and Stepteau finished with 13.
Wright had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Buffaloes (8-3), who play at Arizona on Thursday. Lucas Siewert added 19 points and Tyler Bey grabbed 10 rebounds.