ETennSt 22 39 61
Hawaii 34 50 84
Date of game: 12/23/2012

Recap: Hawaii vs. East Tenn St

Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Vander Joaquim poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the Hawaii Warriors to an 84-61 victory over the East Tennessee State Buccaneers in the semifinal round of the 2012 Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Christian Standhardinger and Isaac Fotu both recorded double-doubles for Hawaii (6-4). Standhardinger produced 18 points and 12 rebounds while Fotu chipped in 14 points and boards. Manroop Clair got into the mix with 15 points and five assists and Brandon Spearman scored 10 points. The Warriors will play Ole Miss on Tuesday in the fifth place game.

Jarvis Jones and Rashawn Rembert netted 14 points each for the Buccaneers (2-9) as they suffered their sixth consecutive loss. Lester Wilson added 11 points and Hunter Harris pulled down eight boards. ETSU will take on San Francisco in the seventh place game in the next stage of the tournament.

ETSU did not have a good start to the contest and shot just 27.6 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes. The Warriors drained 42.4 percent of their field goal attempts in the first half to take a 34-22 lead into the break.

Although the Buccaneers heated up after halftime to hit 39.5 percent of their field goal tries, Hawaii sank 58.8 percent of its attempts from the field including 6-of-10 from beyond the arc to coast to the 23-point decision.

The Warriors enjoyed a sizeable 49-26 edge in the rebounding battle.

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