HONOLULU -- Garrett Jefferson may have only scored two points all night but his go-ahead bucket as time expired to give Hawaii a thrilling 90-88 last-second victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night was well worth the wait.
After Cal State Fullerton's D.J. Seeley made a 3-pointer to tie it at 88 with 6 seconds left, Jefferson returned the favor, sending his Warriors home with a victory on the last-second jumper.
Isaac Fotu scored 29 points on 13-of-16 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds for Hawaii (8-5, 2-0 Big West), which shot 56.3 percent from the floor and had 20 assists as a team.
Cal State Fullerton (7-6, 1-1) led by 11 with 5:28 remaining in the game after Kwame Vaughn made a 3-pointer to put the Titans up 80-69, but Hawaii ended the game on a 21-8 run.
Vaughn had 26 points, five rebounds and five assists. Seeley scored 22 points while hitting five 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.