Hawaii uses late surge to upend Chaminade 70-61

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HONOLULU (AP)—Roderick Flemings scored 18 points, all in the second half, to rally Hawaii to a 70-61 victory over Chaminade on Wednesday night.

The Rainbow Warriors (4-4) trailed 38-25 to the Division II Silverswords (1-4) at halftime, but Flemings scored nine straight points to cut the lead to 44-37 with 14:15 left.

Hawaii pulled within 59-58 with 4:11 to play after Hiram Thompson made a pair of free throws. Hawaii took its first lead after Adhar Mayen hit two free throws with 3:55 left to make it 60-59.

The Rainbow Warriors 6 of 7 free throws down the stretch to clinch it.

Flemings, who was just 0-for-2 from the field in the first half, finished 7-for-18 with 10 rebounds. Thompson scored 17 points with eight rebounds, and Mayen added 12 points and six rebounds.

Shane Hanson led Chaminade with 18 points, and Steven Bennett added 15.

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6-19,  15 Pts
2 Rebs, 8 Assists
Hiram Thompson Hiram Thompson
4-8,  17 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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