SEATTLE -- Josh Hearlihy filled up the stat sheet with 21 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a blocked shot to propel Seattle to a 93-63 victory over Grambling on Thursday night.
Aaron Menzies finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season for the Redhawks (10-6), who dominated the boards 48-28. Morgan Means came off the bench to score 14 and Matej Kavas added 12 points.
Ivy Smith Jr. paced the Tigers (4-9), who have played just one home game so far this season, with 19 points, while Devante Jackson scored 11.
Hearlihy's layup capped a 9-2 run to open the game and Seattle never looked back. The Redhawks closed out the first half on a 13-0 run and led 46-19 at intermission.
Seattle shot 48 percent (32 of 67) from the floor and made 20 of 24 free throws. The Tigers connected on 21 of 57 shots (37 percent) from the floor and just 2 of 10 from 3-point range.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.