Recap: Hawaii vs. Northern Ariz
Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Vander Joaquim tallied his 10th double-double of the season with 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors made easy work of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, 84-50, in a BracketBusters matchup at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Christian Standhardinger shot 8-of-11 from the field for a game-high 21 points to go with nine boards for Hawaii (16-11), which snapped a two-game losing skid. Hauns Brereton scored 13 points, Isaac Fotu had 10 points, Jace Tavita handed out eight assists and Davis Rozitis grabbed 10 rebounds in the balanced effort for the home team.
DeWayne Russell poured in 14 points for NAU (10-17), which has lost three of four. Gabe Rogers added 12 points but he did so on only 4-of-14 from the field.
Hawaii hit on two-thirds of its field goal attempts in the first half (18- of-27) as it took a comfortable 49-32 advantage into the break.
NAU shot just 39.3 percent from the field in the first half, but it was even worse after intermission, shooting a woeful 5-of-29 (.172). The Rainbow Warriors' field goal efficiency also dropped in the second half (.361), but their lead was never in jeopardy.
Hawaii won the rebounding battle, 47-32, and outscored NAU in the paint, 32-8.Game Notes