A new-look Rainbow Wahine basketball team will be tested by a nonconference schedule featuring three games against Pac-12 opponents, including a meeting with UCLA in rematch of their NCAA tournament game last March. Coming off the program’s first NCAA tournament appearance in 18 years, the Rainbow Wahine return one senior (guard Briana Harris) to a […]
Laura Beeman announced three more players for the Rainbow Wahine in 2016-17.
Former Rainbow Wahine basketball and volleyball player Megan Huff confirmed in a message to the Star-Advertiser that she will continue her college career at Utah. Huff, the two-time Big West Sixth Player of the Year, announced her intention to transfer from UH in April. As Cindy Luis noted in her post, Huff declared her plans […]
As Rainbow Wahine basketball coach Laura Beeman went through the interview process with Sybil Dosty, she came away impressed with the prospective assistant coach’s background and demeanor. Glowing recommendations from highly respected coaches also worked in Dosty’s favor. But Dosty’s meetings with the Rainbow Wahine returnees truly sealed Beeman’s decision to add her to the […]
The Rainbow Wahine basketball program announced the signing of Keleah-Aiko Koloi today, making the Lahainaluna senior the seventh member of next season’s freshman class. Koloi, a 6-foot-1 forward, played primarily in the post while helping the Lunas claim the MIL title each of her four years. Lahainaluna reached the state title game her sophomore and […]
University of Hawaii guard/forward Destiny King received the Ah Chew Goo/Most Valuable Player award at the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s postseason banquet on Saturday. King averaged a team-high 10.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in her senior season while helping the Wahine capture the Big West tournament title and the program’s first NCAA tournament […]
LOS ANGELES >> In his official capacity, Bill Nepfel was a neutral observer for Saturday’s NCAA tournament game between Hawaii and UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. But his connection to the team in green and black was undeniable. Nepfel coached the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team from 1984 to ’87, and is working his 10th […]
The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team’s season ended with a 66-50 loss to UCLA in the first round of the NCAA tournament
The Rainbow Wahine practice at Pauley Pavilion ahead of Saturday’s NCAA first-round match against UCLA.
The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team learned on Monday it would face UCLA in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Rainbow Wahine held their first practice in advance of the matchup on Tuesday and got their first look at Pauley Pavilion on Friday. The preparation for their opportunity on Saturday began quite […]