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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, June 15, 2000

Tickets remain for
USA exhibitions

Want to see the Dream Teams?

There are plenty of seats left.

Since tickets for the U.S. Olympic men's and women's basketball exhibitions scheduled here went on sale Tuesday, the Stan Sheriff Center box office has reported only 3,900 tickets were purchased for all games.

Officials reported about 3,000 were bought the first day.

The Sept. 2 doubleheader has sold 2,500 tickets. On that date, the U.S. women will face 1996 Olympic silver medalist Brazil in a 10:30 a.m. game. The second game has the men's team taking on the USA Basketball Select Team at 1 p.m.

Only 1,400 tickets have been sold for the Aug. 31 men's game against Canada at 4 p.m. For every ticket sold to that game, the purchaser gets a free ticket to the Sept. 3 women's 11 a.m. game against the USA Basketball R. William Jones Cup Team.

Tickets are also available at Ward Centre Rainbowtique, UH Campus Center, at all ETM kiosks, the ETM web site (, or by calling ETM at 888-ETM-TIXS or 808-944-BOWS.

Hayashi six shots back

Kevin Hayashi of Hawaii remained in contention, six shots behind leader Brannon Sawyer, after yesterday's second round of the Golden Bear Tour's Waterford Crystal Classic in Florida

Hayashi had a 36-hole score of 140 after shooting a 71 at the Cobblestone Golf Course.

Sawyer posted a 66, also at Cobblestone, one of two courses utilized in the 54-hole tournament ending today.

Iowa State tops field

Iowa State tops the list of schools that will compete in the third annual Pearl Harbor Basketball Invitational, Dec. 21-23 at Brigham Young-Hawaii's Cannon Activities Center.

BYU-Hawaii will also play host to BYU-Provo, Mississippi, Southern Illinois, Southern California, Troy State and Boise State. Pairings for the three-day tournament will be announced later.

Each visiting team will represent one of the ships present in the harbor when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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