The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (1-0) go up against the Niagara Purple Eagles (0-2) on November 16, 2023.
Hawaii was victorious in its previous game against Hawaii-Hilo, 82-66, on Tuesday. Tom Beattie starred with 12 points, and also had four boards and two assists. In its previous game, Niagara fell to Bucknell on Saturday, 73-64. Ahmad Henderson II scored a team-high 28 points (and chipped in two assists and one rebound).
When is Hawaii vs. Niagara and when does it start?
This contest between the Rainbow Warriors and Purple Eagles will begin on Thursday, November 16, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 11:59 PM ET.
Where to Watch Hawaii vs. Niagara
The Rainbow Warriors and Purple Eagles will hit the court at Stan Sheriff Center for this matchup on November 16, and if you want to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs. Niagara Purple Eagles Game Preview
Hawaii Stats, Odds & Insights (2022-23)
Offensively, Hawaii was the 300th-ranked team in the country (66.9 points per game) last season. Defensively, it was 14th-best (61.8 points conceded per game).
Last year, the Rainbow Warriors put up 66.9 points per game, just 1.0 more point than the 65.9 the Purple Eagles allowed.
With 6.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 33.0% from downtown last year, Hawaii was 258th and 240th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
On offense, the Rainbow Warriors scored 66.2 points per game at home last year, compared to 67.4 points per game away from home.
Niagara Stats, Odds & Insights (2022-23)
Last season Niagara averaged 65.0 points per game (333rd-ranked in college basketball) and allowed 65.9 points per contest (55th-ranked).
The Purple Eagles scored an average of 65.0 points per game last year, only 3.2 more points than the 61.8 the Rainbow Warriors gave up to opponents.
Last season Niagara made 6.3 treys per game (292nd-ranked in college basketball) and shot 34.4% (171st-ranked) from beyond the arc.
In 2022-23, the Purple Eagles scored 9.7 more points per game at home (69.7) than on the road (60.0).
Rainbow Warriors Key Players (2022-23)
Purple Eagles Key Players (2022-23