HONOLULU -- Christian Standhardinger had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Hawaii defeated Long Beach State 94-73 Thursday night.
Hauns Brereton scored 21 points, leading five players in double figures for the Rainbow Warriors (14-9, 8-4), who roared to a 53-20 halftime lead behind 59 percent shooting.
Hawaii has won four in a row and moved within 1 1/2 games of the Big West-leading 49ers (13-9, 9-2), whose eight-game winning streak ended.
Long Beach State has never won at the Stan Sheriff Center in five tries. The 49ers won the teams' first meeting 76-72 on Jan. 12.
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