Hawaii Sports

UH holds on to defeat Adams State

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson hit a career-high 11 free throws and tied his career-best with 19 points, freshman Samuta Avea had 11 of his 13 points in the second half and the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team held off Division II Adams State for an 87-77 win on Monday night at ...

Purdue ends UH’s win streak at four

The Maui News Ae’Rianna Harris had 18 points to lead Purdue to a 79-67 win over the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team in a Rainbow Wahine Showdown game Saturday evening at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Dominique Oden and Lamina Cooper each had 14 points and Karissa ...

Nevada deals UH first loss of season

HONOLULU (AP) — Caleb Martin tossed in 22 points and snared six rebounds and twin brother Cody added 16 points, seven boards and three steals to power Nevada to a 67-54 victory over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Jordan Caroline ...

Rainbow Wahine pull away to beat Red Foxes

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team outscored Marist 19-6 over the last half of the fourth quarter, and the Rainbow Wahine extended their winning streak to four games with a 70-63 victory in their Rainbow Wahine Showdown opener Friday night at the Stan Sheriff ...

Pro Golf

Honolulu’s Michelle Wie follows the flight of her ball during the final round of the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship on Sunday. Wie, who entered the day in a four-way tie for the lead, shot a 2-under 70 to finish tied for sixth at 12 under. Naples Daily News via AP / Luke Franke photo

UH finishes regular season with sweep of Irvine

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team reached 20 wins for a 24th straight year Saturday, concluding its regular season with a 25-20, 26-24, 25-16 win over UC Irvine on Saturday in Irvine, Calif. Emily Maglio had 11 kills for the Rainbow Wahine (20-7, 14-2 Big ...

Keeping Score

GOLF LPGA CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday’s Third-Round Leaders At Naples, Fla. Kim Kaufman 70-72-64—206 -10 Michelle Wie 72-68-66—206 -10 Ariya Jutanugarn 68-71-67—206 -10 Suzann Pettersen 67-70-69—206 -10 Stacy Lewis 72-68-67—207 -9 Karine Icher ...

Hawaii to finish road schedule with game at Utah State

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will play its final road game of the year today against Utah State in Logan, Utah. The Rainbow Warriors (3-7, 1-6 Mountain West Conference) lost 31-21 to Fresno State last week, which eliminated UH from bowl contention and assured the ...

Rainbow Wahine top Lumberjacks

The Maui News Amy Atwell had 17 points and eight rebounds for the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team Friday in an 84-68 win over Northern Arizona on the first day of the Rainbow Wahine Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Sarah Toeaina added 16 points and seven ...

Steelers defeat Titans for fifth straight victory

By WILL GRAVES The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — With another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger had seen enough. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback decided it was time to speak up. ...

Steelers, Titans look to show they’re for real

By WILL GRAVES The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have a commanding lead in the AFC North and are in a two-way race with New England for homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs as Thanksgiving looms, exactly where they expected to be all along. It just ...

Titans win fourth straight

Mariota’s touchdown pass in final minute sends Tennessee past Cincinnati By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans are off to their best start in nearly a decade. Marcus Mariota tossed a 7-yard touchdown pass to DeMarco Murray with 36 seconds ...

UH holds off North Dakota

HONOLULU (AP) — Mike Thomas scored a career-high 29 points, on 12-of-16 shooting, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team hold on for an 81-78 win over North Dakota on Sunday in the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center. Leland ...

Fresno State brings ranked defense to Aloha Stadium

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will seek its first home win over Fresno State since 2007 today at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The Rainbow Warriors (3-6, 1-5 Mountain West Conference) have lost six of their last seven games overall, and have dropped their last four ...

UH men open with victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Maui News Mike Thomas and Gibson Johnson each scored 19 points as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team won 82-70 over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday in an Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic game at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu that began the season for each ...

Tago scores 28 for Rainbow Wahine in loss to Pilots

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team lost 76-47 to Portland on Friday in Portland, Ore., in the season opener for both teams. Julissa Tago scored 28 points for the Rainbow Wahine on her 20th birthday. She made a career-best four 3-pointers on 10 attempts, and ...

Rainbow Wahine sweep 49ers on Senior Night

The Maui News Emily Maglio had 19 kills on Senior Night to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-14, 25-11, 25-10 win over Long Beach State on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Playing her final match in front of the home crowd, Maglio hit a ...

UH, UNLV to play for new trophy

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will play UNLV today in Las Vegas with the “Island Showdown Trophy” at stake. The prize has been introduced this year. “Hawaii and Las Vegas have always shared a special connection,” UH athletic director David Matlin was ...

Maglio leads UH to sweep of Northridge

The Maui News Emily Maglio had a team-high 13 kills and five blocks, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept past Cal State Northridge 25-19, 25-21, 25-12 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Natasha Burns added six kills, McKenna Granato had five ...

UH beats UC Santa Barbara in four sets

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team won 25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 25-17 over UC Santa Barbara on Saturday in Santa Barbara, Calif. McKenna Granato had 21 kills for UH (16-7, 10-2 Big West), and Emily Maglio had 13. Granato also had 17 digs. The Gauchos (6-17, ...