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Time to recharge for Wahine hoops

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 5, 2016

Compared to a run of five games in 10 days to close November, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s schedule thins out considerably in December. Sunday’s 72-49 loss at UCLA was the first of just five games this month and the Wahine will have a full week to recharge before returning to the Stan Sheriff Center […]

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Wahine eyeing trip to Australia in ’18

by Jason Kaneshiro on December 1, 2016

After returning from its weekend road trip to Los Angeles, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team will host its annual fundraiser next week with an eye on a long-range excursion. Tickets are on sale for the program’s “Hoopla” benefit set for Dec. 8 at the Hukilau Restaurant in downtown Honolulu with proceeds slated to aid with […]

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UH opens Rainbow Wahine showdown

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 25, 2016

Thanksgiving weekend won’t be a holiday for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. Coming off a 2-0 showing in the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic, UH returns to the Stan Sheriff Center for a challenging three-day Rainbow Wahine Showdown starting today. UH (2-2) annually schedules a high-powered field in an early-season tournament with South Carolina, […]

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Wahine Game Day: Youngstown State

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 18, 2016

A Rainbow Wahine basketball team in search of experience will get a hefty dose over the next two weekends. UH will play five games in the next 10 days while hosting two tournaments at the Stan Sheriff Center, starting today with a matchup against Youngstown State in the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic. Tipoff […]

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Beeman comments on signing class

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 10, 2016

As the current Rainbow Wahine basketball team prepared for Friday’s opener at USC, the program addressed future needs with its signing class for the 2017-18 season. UH added size and depth in the post with the addition of 6-foot-4 center Lauren Rewers from Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Australian forward Mackenzie Clinch […]

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Delanian returns to USC for Wahine opener

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 8, 2016

Alex Delanian’s first road trip as Hawaii’s associate head coach will take him back to familiar surroundings. Delanian graduated from USC and began his coaching progression with the Trojans. Now in his fourth season with the Rainbow Wahine basketball program, he’ll have the seat next to head coach Laura Beeman when UH opens the season […]

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Wahine closing in on opening night

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 3, 2016

Limited numbers has put a premium on efficiency in the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s remaining practices leading up to next week’s season opener. After winning their exhibition game against UH Hilo on Oct. 16 with seven healthy and eligible players, the ’Bows are up to eight in practice this week. So the UH coaching staff […]

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(Exhibition) Game Night: Wahine face UH Hilo

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 26, 2016

Laura Beeman won’t have a whole lot of lineup options tonight when the Rainbow Wahine basketball team faces UH Hilo in its lone exhibition game prior to the season opener at USC. Injuries will limit the UH rotation to just seven players for the 7 p.m. exhibition at the Stan Sheriff Center. “It’s a little […]

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Salanoa shows off shooting touch

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 23, 2016

Although Lahni Salanoa counts among the returnees to the Rainbow Wahine basketball team, Friday’s Green and White scrimmage may have represented the sophomore’s true introduction. Last year’s scrimmage marked the start of a frustrating freshman season for Salanoa. She suffered a deep cut on her hand during the scrimmage that set her back. A foot […]

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Kanoa happy to be home

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 19, 2016

Tia Kanoa will get a just a taste of game night in the Stan Sheriff Center in the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s annual Green and White scrimmage on Friday. As a transfer from Arizona State, she’s a little over a year away from enjoying the full course. But in the meantime, she’ll take what she […]

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