LAIE, Hawaii (Feb. 24, 2014) – For the second-straight game, BYU-Hawaii lit up the scoreboard with a 107-79 win, beating Holy Names on senior night.
The Seasiders (14-11, 12-7) lone senior DeAndre Medlock picked up 20 points and seven rebounds to go along with two blocks. Medlock was a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line, pacing a night where BYU-Hawaii cashed in at the charity stripe, hitting 29 of 31 attempts.
Every player checking into the game for the home team put points on the board.
BYU-Hawaii shot 57.1 percent while holding Holy Names to 37.6 percent from the field, including just 8 of 31 from behind the arc.
The Seasiders started out hot again with a dunk from Medlock on the first possession to set the tone. The Seasiders opened up a 20-6 lead in the first eight minutes.
Back-to-back threes from the Hawks brought them back in it and the lead shrank to just 24-22 with 7:40 to go in the first half.
A 7-0 run from the Seasiders gave the momentum back, capped by Lange draining a trey right up the middle to make it 38-29 with 2:56 left.
BYU-Hawaii led at halftime 44-34, shooting over 63 percent but was slowed by 11 turnovers.
Out of the gates in the second half, the Seasiders opened up an 18-point lead in just over the first minute of play. Pesky full-court pressure caught the Hawks off guard and four steals led to a 52-34 lead with 18:41 to play.
The Hawks trimmed the lead back to 13 but four straight makes from the free throw line for Medlock started an 11-0 run to push the lead to a game-high 24 points at 67-43 with 13:11 to go.
The Seasiders started to run away with it at that point, going up by as much as 31, rolling to a 107-79 win.
BYU-Hawaii plays at Chaminade on Thursday night to finish the regular season before postseason play.