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.
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