San Jose State 73, Hawaii 61

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HONOLULU (AP)—Justin Graham scored 19 points to help San Jose State rally past Hawaii, 73-61, in a Western Athletic Conference game Saturday night.

Robert Owens and Tim Pierce scored 13 points each and Mac Peterson had 10 for the Spartans (8-8, 2-3 WAC) in the win.

Roderick Flemings scored 18 points, Lasha Parghalava and Bill Amis scored 14 each and Kareem Nitoto added 10 for the Rainbow Warriors (9-8, 1-4 WAC).

Down 39-34 in the second half, the Spartans used a 19-3 run to take over the game. Graham?s free throw on an intentional foul call gave San Jose State its first lead of the game at 40-39 with 10:30 left.

After Hawaii?s Parghalava made a 3-pointer to tie the game at 42, the Spartans scored 11 straight points to lead 53-42 after Graham made two free throws with 7:58 left.

The Rainbow Warriors cut the deficit to 53-47 after Amis? two free throws with 6:19 left, but the Spartans went on a 9-1 run to lead 62-48 with 3:06 remaining.

Hawaii led 29-25 at halftime.

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Justin Graham Justin Graham
6-11,  19 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
Bill Amis Bill Amis
5-6,  14 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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