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.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.