Along with studying its upcoming opponents, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team will also focus on final exams during their second road trip of the season. The Rainbow Wahine departed for California on Wednesday morning and are scheduled to practice in Los Angeles in preparation for Saturday’s game at Loyola Marymount. They’ll also finish out finals […]
Shawna-Lei Kuehu became the 18th player in program history to score 1,000 career points.
Hawaii’s Laura Beeman had company among coaches complementing the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s efforts over the weekend. Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer and North Carolina’s Sylvia Hatchell — both members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with more than 1,800 wins between team — offered praise for the Wahine (4-3) after their teams held off […]
Expectations are rising for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. So although Hawaii opened the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Shootout with a 14-point win on Friday, there wasn’t a celebratory tone in head coach Laura Beeman’s postgame comments. “It really comes down to when you want to be great, things aren’t going to be easy,” […]
Ashleigh Karaitiana and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team prepares to compete in the 2014 Rainbow Wahine Shootout this weekend.
Before enjoying a hearty Thanksgiving banquet, there will be work to be done on the holiday for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. The team has a two-hour practice scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, its last full workout in preparation for the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Shootout. The Wahine will later join the other three teams […]
An elevator malfunction pushed back the start of the final night of the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic on Sunday. The Missouri women’s basketball team’s arrival at the Stan Sheriff Center was delayed when members of the team got stuck on a hotel elevator. The Tigers were on their way to the lobby of […]
Morgan Mason’s first snowfall helped the Hawaii point guard keep her cool when the tension rose on Sunday. Mason grew up in Southern California and hadn’t seen snow until the Rainbow Wahine basketball team arrived in Colorado for their season opener last week. “I was just outside playing like a little kid, throwing the snow […]
With Colorado’s thin air in mind, Laura Beeman pushed the Rainbow Wahine basketball team through drills “without oxygen” leading up to the season opener. To prepare for the altitude, Beeman and the UH coaches gave the Wahine reduced recovery time between conditioning and shooting drills in the practices leading up to the season-opening road trip […]
Defense was a recurring theme in Laura Beeman’s postgame comments following the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s exhibition win over Hawaii Hilo on Oct. 29. She’s maintained that emphasis over the two weeks leading up to Friday’s season opener at Colorado State. “After Hilo, we haven’t stopped defensive practices,” UH senior Shawna-Lei Kuehu said. Beeman opens […]