Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Savovic garners top honor
at Rainbows hoops banquet

Senior guard Predrag Savovic, who helped Hawaii reach back-to-back NCAA Tournaments, was named the Art Woolaway Most Outstanding Player at the Rainbows annual Awards Banquet last night.

Sophomore forward Carl English was named the Most Inspirational Player at the event held at the Hawaii Prince Hotel.

Savovic was also honored with the team's Academic Award and shared the Captain's Award with fellow seniors Mike McIntyre and Mindaugas Burneika.

Savovic was the top free- throw shooter on a UH team that won a school-record 27 games and Haim Shimonovich was the top rebounder.

Junior guard Mark Campbell was the Top Playmaker and Phil Martin and McIntyre shared the Top Defensive Player award.

Burneika earned the Community Service Award. Lance Takaki, Paul Jesinskis, Ryne Holliday and Tony Akpan shared the Scout Team award.

BYUH, HPU, Hilo sweep tennis matches

The men's and women's teams for Brigham-Young Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific and Hawaii-Hilo all scored 9-0 victories on the first day of the Pacific West tournament yesterday at Laie.

The top-ranked BYUH men (22-0) and women (21-0) beat Montana State-Billings. Hawaii Pacific stopped Western New Mexico and Hilo routed Chaminade.

The HPU men did not lose a single game in six singles matches.

The tournament continues today with Hawaii Pacific playing Hilo at 8 a.m., Montana State-Billings facing Western New Mexico at 11:30 a.m. and BYUH and Chaminade closing out play at 3 p.m.

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

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