RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Christian Standhardinger scored 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Hawaii over UC Riverside 72-68 on Thursday night.
Tied at 67, Joaquim hit a pair of free throws to put Hawaii (12-9, 6-4 Big West) up 69-67 with 2:32 remaining in the game. Isaac Fotu hit a jumper to make it 71-67 and Standhardinger hit a free throw with 6 seconds left to seal the deal.
The Highlanders stayed close by hitting 10 3-pointers in the game, dishing out 21 assists and shooting 50 percent from the field.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite