Williams, UHH men find winning edge against Biola

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Donald McHenry dribbles the ball through Biola during the Vulcans’ 97-89 victory Monday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo forward Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones attempts a layup Monday against Biola at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. The Vulcans won 97-89.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Darren Williams maneuvers around Biola guard Omari Maulana on Monday afternoon at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. Williams scored 28 points in the Vulcans’ 97-89 victory.

Darren Williams is from Southern California, and UH-Hilo basketball coach Kaniela Aiona knew his junior point guard wanted to dazzle Biola, a team near his hometown of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., about an hour’s drive from the La Mirada private university.