PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) Matthue Cotton's 23 points helped Hawaii defeat UT Rio Grande Valley 76-57 on Friday night in the Acrisure Invitational.

Cotton shot 7 for 10 (5 for 7 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for the Rainbow Warriors (4-0). Noel Coleman scored 17 points and added seven rebounds. Bernardo da Silva had 14 points.

Elijah Elliott finished with 18 points and two steals for the Vaqueros (2-4). UT Rio Grande Valley also got eight points and 13 rebounds from Ahren Freeman. In addition, Hasan Abdul-Hakim had eight points.


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