Online Extra: Cal Poly thumps Hawaii


Associated Press

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Chris Eversley scored 19 points, sparking Cal Poly to an 88-59 victory over Hawaii on Thursday night.

Cal Poly (8-9, 4-3 Big West) went on a 14-0 run early in the game to take control. Cal Poly snapped a three-game losing streak, and defeated a conference opponent at home for the eighth straight time.

Brian Bennett scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Cal Poly, which had a 38-21 advantage on the glass.

Reese Morgan scored 16 points, including 4 of 8 shots from 3-point range, and Drake U’u scored 14.

Christian Standhardinger and Isaac Fotu scored 14 points each to lead Hawaii (10-9, 4-4). Brandon Jawato added 12 points.

HAWAII (10-9)

Standhardinger 5-10 4-5 14, Fotu 6-11 2-3 14, Joaquim 1-4 0-0 2, Spearman 1-3 0-0 2, Clair 0-3 3-5 3, Tavita 1-3 0-0 2, Jefferson 0-0 0-0 0, Jawato 4-8 1-2 12, Rozitis 1-1 1-2 3, Brereton 1-3 2-2 5, Pavlovic 0-4 2-2 2. Totals 20-50 15-21 59.

CAL POLY (8-9)

Eversley 8-11 1-2 19, Bennett 7-9 3-4 17, Morgan 6-11 0-0 16, Royer 2-5 0-0 6, U’u 3-5 7-8 14, O’Brien 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 1-3 2-2 4, Awich 2-3 0-2 5, Odister 2-5 0-0 5, Silvestri 0-1 0-0 0, Gordon 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 31-55 15-20 88.

Halftime—Cal Poly 38-26. 3-Point Goals—Hawaii 4-13 (Jawato 3-7, Brereton 1-2, Pavlovic 0-1, Clair 0-1, Spearman 0-1, Joaquim 0-1), Cal Poly 11-25 (Morgan 4-8, Eversley 2-2, Royer 2-5, Awich 1-1, U’u 1-1, Odister 1-4, Silvestri 0-1, O’Brien 0-1, Johnson 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Hawaii 21 (Fotu 5), Cal Poly 38 (Bennett 9). Assists—Hawaii 8 (Clair 4), Cal Poly 20 (U’u 8). Total Fouls—Hawaii 16, Cal Poly 19. A—2,122.

Women

Hawaii 61, Cal Poly 43: Ashleigh Karaitiana scored 17 points and Kamilah Martin had 14 as the Rainbow Wahine evened their record with an easy win at Stan Sheriff Center.

Hilo High graduate Vicky Tagalicod scored eight points for UH (9-9, 5-3 PacWest), which built a quick 20-point lead on a Tagalicod jumper with 8:14 left in the first half.

Molly Schlemer had 15 points for the Mustangs (10-7, 4-2), who shot only 27.6 percent.

 

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