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.
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|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|