Justin Webster

Freshman Justin Webster attempts to score on a layup against CSUN on February 1, 2020. 

Hawai'i overcame a 17 point deficit in the second half to beat Cal State University Northridge in an 80-75 win in front of a crowd of 5,311 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The Rainbow Warriors (14-6, 5-1 Big West Conference) remain undefeated (4-0) at home while the Matadors (9-14) drop to 4-4 in conference play.

CSUN took a double-digit lead in the first half after going on a 14-3 run. The Matadors led 41-32 heading into the half. 

But Zigmars Raimo's power layup with 40 seconds left in the game was the start of the 'Bows' rally. The 'Bows shot 54% in the second half and held CSUN to just two field goals in the last 10 minutes of the game. 

A pair of Justin Webster free throws extended UH's lead to three points with 13 seconds left. The Matadors attempted to tie the games, but the 'Bows forced a CSUN violation as the clock ticked down. 

Eddie Stansberry

Eddie Stansberry led Hawai'i with 22 points and five 3-pointers in a 80-75 win against CSUN on February 1, 2020. 

Eddide Stansberry led the 'Bows with 22 points, including five 3-pointers. Terrell Gomez led the Matadors with 13 points.

Raimo finished with 20 points, while freshman Webster contributed to a career-high 17 points. Drew Buggs dished out 10 assists to move third place in the school's all-time list.

The 'Bows now travel to UC Santa Barbara for another conference matchup on Feb. 6 at 5 p.m. HST.


Drew Buggs (1) celebrates as CSUN's last scoring chance misses the basket as time expires during Hawai'i's 80-75 win on February 1, 2020. 

Editor in Chief

Chavonnie Ramos has served as the Editor in Chief of Ka Leo since January 2019, and has been with student media since 2016. She is a senior majoring in Journalism and English at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.