The Rainbow Warriors (10-3), who have won eight of their last nine games, made 20 of 28 free throws, including 12 of 14 by Stanhardinger. Nevels knocked down 4 of 5 3-pointers and matched Standhardinger's eight rebounds.
The Spartans (8-6) got 16 points apiece from Malcolm Hawkins and Pendarvis Williams. They led 28-27 at the half but couldn't keep Hawaii off the boards and the foul line. The Rainwbow Warriors had a 15-8 rebounding advantage in the second half.
Norfolk was leading 32-30 when Hawaii put together a nine-point surge starting with 3's from Nevels and Brandon Spearman. A Spearman basket and another Nevel's 3 pushed the lead to 10 with 12:38 to play. Then Standhardinger took over, scoring 18 points in the last 11:23.
Illinois coach John Groce says forward Leron Black has rejoined the team but will sit out the first six games next season after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault.
Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities.
Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen will not play his senior season after battling shoulder problems over the last two seasons.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|