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North Texas (3-0, 1-0 D1) at Hawaii (2-0, 1-0 D1) – 11:00 PM EST (Live Stream)
Today’s UTR Game of the Day takes us to the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic in Hawaii – this is the de facto championship game between the North Texas Mean Green and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. This is part of a 4-team round-robin event that also includes Portland and Humboldt State. Both teams have already defeated Portland and Humboldt State, and North Texas also had a season-opening win at home against Angelo State.
The Mean Green have been led so far by 3 notable starters – Umoja Gibson is averaging 22.7 PPG that includes 15-for-23 shooting from 3-point land. Ryan Woolridge is averaging 13.7 PPG and 7 RPG; Zachary Simmons also averages 14.7 PPG with 17-for-21 shooting from the field.
As for Hawaii, Zigmars Raimo has averaged a double-double for his first 2 games (12.0 PPG and 10 RPG) and Jack Purchase leads the way so far with 15 PPG.