UH routs Cal State Northridge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Thomas had 24 points and 11 rebounds and freshman Drew Buggs added 11 points, six rebounds and a career-high 11 assists to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat Cal State Northridge 65-46 on Saturday.

Thomas made 10 of 11 from the field. Gibson Johnson finished with eight points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Rainbow Warriors (10-5, 1-1 Big West).

Thomas had four points, while Brocke Stepteau and Sheriff Drammeh each hit a 3-pointer, as Hawaii scored 14 of the first 16 points and led by double figures the rest of the way. Thomas converted a three-point play and then threw down a dunk to make it 25-7 fewer than 11 minutes in.

Drammeh finished with eight points while Stepteau had six.

The Matadors (3-12, 0-1) shot 30.4 percent (7-of-23) and committed 10 turnovers, while Hawaii hit 15 of 28 (53.6 percent) from the field, in the first half.

Tavrion Dawson had 12 points, Lyrik Shreiner scored 11 and Terrell Gomez 10 for Cal State Northridge.

The Rainbow Warriors host Cal Poly on Wednesday.