Cirvine 34 38 72
Hawaii 31 47 78
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Hawaii vs. UC Irvine

Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Christian Standhardinger put up 20 points and nine rebounds as the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors held off the UC Irvine Anteaters, 78-72, in a Big West Conference clash at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Hauns Brereton shot just 2-of-11 from the field but made all 12 of his free- throw attempts on his way to 16 points for Hawaii (15-9, 9-4 Big West), which has won a season-high five straight games. Vander Joaquim tallied his ninth double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Isaac Fotu netted 11 points for the hosts.

For UCI (12-13, 6-6), Alex Young shot 8-of-13 from the field for 20 points while adding seven assists and seven rebounds for good measure. Daman Starring poured in 18 points and Chris McNealy netted 10 points for the Anteaters, who have dropped back-to-back games.

UCI took a 34-31 lead into intermission by shooting 50 percent from the field in the first half. Hawaii made less than 39 percent of its attempts from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

Trailing by seven early in the second half, the Rainbow Warriors ripped off a 14-0 run to take a 49-42 advantage with 11:29 remaining, and they would never relinquish the lead from that point on.

Hawaii shot just 3-of-16 from beyond the arc, but it pieced together an impressive 21-of-27 showing from the foul line. UCI was just 5-of-7 from the stripe.

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