HONOLULU (AP) - Joston Thomas scored 27 points and Vander Joaquim added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the University of Hawaii men's basketball team to an 82-69 win over San Jose State on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The Rainbow Warriors (9-6, 1-0 Western Athletic Conference) led the Spartans (6-9, 0-1) from start to finish.
Wil Carter notched career highs of 19 points and 18 rebounds for San Jose State.
Hawaii led 51-31 early in the second half before the Spartans went on an 18-4 run to close the gap to 55-49 with 11:40 remaining, but they would get no closer.
The Rainbow Warriors play at Fresno State on Thursday.