March 13, 1992 |
Hawaii Coach Riley Wallace was rushed to a hospital Thursday night after he collapsed early in the Rainbows' game against Utah in the Western Athletic Conference tournament. Wallace, 50, was reported in good condition after tests at Poudre Valley Hospital but was held overnight for observation. "He's conscious, he's alert, he's oriented," hospital spokesman Mike Vogl said. "His examination so far has been normal." Vogl said results of a CAT scan, which is an X-ray of the skull, were normal.
December 31, 1990 |
Troy Bowe's free throw with 1:28 to play snapped an 82-82 tie as Hawaii stunned No. 11 Pittsburgh, 84-82, Sunday to win the Rainbow Classic for the first time in 17 years. Bowe hit another free throw with six seconds left to close out the scoring. Pittsburgh's Brian Shorter tried to get off a 15-foot jumper as time expired, but Tim Shepherd stripped the ball from him. Ray Reed scored 24 of his 35 points in the second half to lead Hawaii (8-3).
March 14, 1992 |
Playing two games in one day was simply too much for Utah. First, the Utes beat Hawaii, 81-69, Friday morning in a game that was suspended from the night before when Hawaii Coach Riley Wallace collapsed on the court. Wallace was hospitalized overnight for tests and was released Friday morning. Doctors said all tests were normal. In the nightcap, Brigham Young beat a weary Utah team, 75-62, to advance to the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship game. BYU (24-6), No.
March 17, 1994 |
Guard Paul O'Liney was suspended for Missouri's first-round game against Navy at Ogden, Utah, after pleading guilty to misdemeanor assault and paying a $100 fine, his lawyer said. O'Liney, who is averaging 9.4 points in a reserve role, was arrested early Tuesday outside a downtown Columbia nightclub for allegedly punching a woman in the face. Hawaii (18-14) is in its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1972, playing tournament-tested Syracuse (21-6), and the islanders are demanding.
January 31, 1998 |
Clemson Coach Rick Barnes wants the Atlantic Coast Conference to look into a league-record 41 fouls called against his team in a loss to No. 2 North Carolina that left the Tigers with only four players at the end. Barnes also said he apologized Thursday night to Tar Heel forward Ademola Okulaja for a heated exchange during the game. Six Clemson players fouled out in Wednesday night's 88-79 decision. North Carolina was called for a total of 19 fouls.
January 11, 1998 |
Bill Guthridge hasn't appeared to feel the pressure of being Dean Smith's successor at North Carolina. The Tar Heels are 17-0, ranked No. 1 in the nation, and have defeated their opponents by an average of nearly 20 points. But Guthridge, the long-time Smith assistant who took over from college basketball's winningest coach before the start of season, made his first major head coaching mistakes in North Carolina's 81-73 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over Virginia at Chapel Hill, N.C.