Men's Basketball

Win over Tahiti wraps up Asia Pacific Tournament

Win over Tahiti wraps up Asia Pacific Tournament

LAIE, Hawaii (Nov. 7, 2013) –The BYU-Hawaii men's basketball team beat Tahiti 113-36 in the final matchup of the Asia Pacific Tournament.

The Seasiders played their last exhibition before opening the regular season against Western State Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Laie.

Tahiti played three games in three nights but was able to give the Seasiders some good preseason competition.

Getting on big runs throughout the game, BYU-Hawaii was able to get valuable experience for most of the roster. Every player that saw time on the court chipped in at least one basket.

The Seasiders made 48 of 85 baskets to go 56.5 percent from the field. Five different players scored in double figures with Jerome Harris putting 23 for the game high. Point guard Robbie Mitchell added eight points, seven assists, 4 steals and two rebounds in just 15 minutes. Tyler Tuliau also posted 14 points, six boards, three steals and one block.

The home opener vs. Western State on Nov. 16 is an early start at 3 p.m. in the Cannon Activities Center.

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