Bows lose Spearman and game

STOCKTON, Calif. (HawaiiNewsNow)– The University of Hawai'i men's basketball team lost guard Brandon Spearman, their lead and eventually the game to Pacific Saturday night. The Bows dropped its second straight road game with a 80-71 loss at the Spanos Center.

Right before the conclusion of the first half, Spearman attempted to block a shot by Lorenzo McCloud and landed awkwardly on his left ankle. The guard was carried off the floor and never returned to the game.

After scoring a season-low six points at UC Davis on Thursday, Christian Standhardinger bounced back to lead UH with 20 points and nine rebounds. Isaac Fotu scored 12 points and Vander Joaquim added 10 points, but was held scoreless in the pivotal second half. Travis Fulton led three Tigers in double-figures with 23 points.
UH will now take a break from Big West action to return home and host Northern Arizona in a non-conference game on Saturday, Feb. 23. Tipoff is set for 5:00 p.m.

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