Hawaii pulls away from CS Northridge, 77-63

Hawaii pulls away from CS Northridge, 77-63

Published Feb. 2, 2014 2:34 a.m. ET

HONOLULU (AP) Isaac Fotu scored 20 points to help Hawaii pull away from Cal State Northridge for a 77-63 win Saturday night.

The game was tied at 47-47 with 12 minutes left to play. Brandon Spearman scored seven of his 15 points and Christian Standhardinger scored all six of his points in Hawaii's drive to the finish. An All Big West first-teamer, Standhardinger averages 18.2 points per game and had scored in double figures in 10 straight games.

Garett Nevels also scored 15 points for Hawaii (15-6, 4-3 Big West), which shot 41.4 percent from the field (29 of 70) and outrebounded the Matadors, 45-34, and pulled down 23 offensive boards.

Stephan Hicks scored 18 points to lead CS Northridge (11-12, 3-5), with Josh Greene adding 15 points.


The Matadors shot 44 percent from the field (22 of 50), but attempted 20 fewer shots than Hawaii.