Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
HONOLULU, HI - The final game of the Bank of Hawai’i Classic had each fan sitting on the edge of their seat to see who would prevail. Defense was key in the final bout in Honolulu as each team forced more than 15 turnovers. The tight contest concluded with Hawai’i on top, 56-53.
Top performers for the Aggies were Tyesha Taylor and Tamera William each each earned a spot on the Bank of Hawai’i All-Tournament Team. At the end of the final game, William put up 11 points and nine rebounds, while Taylor had 10 points of her own, coming off the bench.
The game began with an aggressive first half that seemed to work against each team offensively. The stats sheet featured more fouls (13) than combined baskets (11) for the two teams. However, the play did allow the Aggies to start 5-6 from the free throw line and finish the quarter ahead, 11-6. Continue Reading This Post >>