Airforce 31 38 69
Hawaii 34 31 65
Date of game: 3/21/2013

Recap: Hawaii vs. Air Force

Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Mike Fitzgerald scored a game-high 25 points as the Air Force Falcons held off the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, 69-65, in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Fitzgerald made 6-of-10 shots from beyond the arc and also collected nine rebounds for Air Force (18-13). Kyle Green added 18 points and six assists.

Isaac Fotu had 24 points and nine rebounds off the bench and Christian Standhardinger tallied 16 points and eight boards for Hawaii (17-15).

Air Force cam out firing and ran out to a 23-10 lead midway through the first half. Hawaii would stage a comeback and ended up leading 34-31 at the break with a 24-8 run to close out the period. Hawaii shot 51.9 percent from the field in the contest but Air Force netted 8-of-18 shots from beyond the arc.

After the break the Falcons continued to have success from long range as they hit 7-of-13 shots from 3-point distance. Hawaii managed to register just eight field goals but was within reach in the final minute. After Hauns Brereton sank a pair of free-throws to pull the Rainbow Warriors within two points Garrett Jefferson collected a steal with 33 seconds left. Brereton got a shot from 3-point range off on the ensuing possession but it was off the mark after which Fitzgerald sealed the contest with a pair of free-throws.

Hawaii managed a 36-32 edge on the boards in the loss. Air Force nailed 15 shots from beyond the arc to just five from the Rainbow Warriors.

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