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Wahine gameday: at UC Irvine

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 23, 2017

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team will attempt to end one streak while extending another. UH (8-17, 4-9 Big West) enters its final road trip of the regular season with a six-game losing streak but have won seven straight in the program’s series with UC Irvine (4-22, 2-10), including a 79-62 win at the Stan Sheriff […]

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Wahine gameday: CSUN

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 18, 2017

With four games left in the regular season, Laura Beeman figures to take a look at varying on-court combinations as the Rainbow Wahine basketball team works to break out of a late-season slump. “It’s going to be a puzzle,” Beeman said after UH’s loss to UC Davis on Thursday. “We’re going to find the young […]

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Wahine Gameday: UC Davis

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 16, 2017

Just a couple of years ago, the Big West race was defined by guard play. This season, the spotlight has shifted into the paint. The Rainbow Wahine basketball team will face two of the conference’s top post players this week when Big West leader UC Davis and Cal State Northridge visit the Stan Sheriff Center. […]

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Wahine gameday: UC Santa Barbara

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 11, 2017

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team will look to get break a three-game skid and avoid a rare home losing streak in tonight’s Big West game against UC Santa Barbara at the Stan Sheriff Center. Since winning four of five games to close January, UH (8-14, 4-6 Big West) is 0-3 in February and coming off […]

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Wahine Gameday: UC Riverside

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 8, 2017

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team faces UC Riverside tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center in a rematch of the Highlanders’ 63-45 win last Thursday in Riverside, Calif. So what areas does UH (8-13, 4-5 Big West) need to address to reverse the outcome the second time around? Just about all of them. “The Riverside game, […]

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Wahine Gameday: UC Irvine

by Jason Kaneshiro on January 26, 2017

The Big West’s stingiest 3-point defense faces one of the conference’s most prolific long-range shooters when the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team takes on UC Irvine tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Rainbow Wahine (6-11, 2-3 Big West) have held opponents to a league-low 27.2 percent shooting beyond the 3-point arc overall and […]

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Wahine look to build on road win

by Jason Kaneshiro on January 20, 2017

After a review of the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s win at Cal Poly on Thursday, Sarah Toeaina’s point total wasn’t a career high after all. But the stat correction did little to take the shine off the individual and collective performances in UH’s first road win of the season. Toeaina was initially credited with 25 […]

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Wahine Gameday: Grand Canyon

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 29, 2016

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team returns to the Stan Sheriff Center today to close their nonconference schedule against Grand Canyon in their final home appearance of 2016. With the start of Big West play a week away, the Rainbow Wahine (3-8) will look to regain their shooting touch and snap a two-game skid in the […]

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Wahine hoops heads into holiday break

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 21, 2016

The Christmas break will offer an opportunity for rest and reflection for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. UH coach Laura Beeman annually sets up the schedule to give the players the chance to enjoy the holiday with family and most of the team dispersed from Boise, Idaho on Wednesday to spend Christmas at home. They’ll […]

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Wahine cash in with ‘Hoopla’

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 9, 2016

Thursday’s “Hoopla 2016” provided funds for the University of Hawaii women’s basketball program as well as reminders of accomplishments behind and goals ahead for the Rainbow Wahine. UH coach Laura Beeman said the event held at the Hukilau Restaurant raised $37,000, before expenses, with proceeds slated to go toward a planned trip to Australia in […]

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