Hawaii Sports

Rainbow Warriors fall to 49ers

Long Beach pulls away to end UH’s season in Big West quarterfinals ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bibbins scored a career-high 27 points and Long Beach State used a big closing run to defeat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 73-62 in the Big West tournament quarterfinals on ...

Wie finishes in tie for fourth after four-putt

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park used her self-described “amazing” putting to win the HSBC Women’s Champions tournament by one stroke on Sunday after closing with an 8-under 64. The South Korean finished at 19-under 269 at the Sentosa Golf Club, one shot clear of her playing partner Ariya ...

Wie opens up two-stroke lead in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the HSBC Women’s Champions by two strokes after the third round. The Punahou School graduate followed up her previous rounds of 66 and 69 to reach 14-under 202 and lead an LPGA event after 54 holes for the first time since ...

UH ends regular season with loss to Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Temidayo Yussuf made all nine of his field-goal attempts and finished with 23 points, Roschon Prince had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Long Beach State beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 84-75 on Saturday. After Sheriff Drammeh’s jumper brought ...

Rainbow Warriors’ postseason ban lifted

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will be eligible to play in the Big West Conference tournament and beyond this season after the NCAA lifted the team’s postseason ban Friday. The NCAA also announced that the university's probationary period is reduced from ...

UH sweeps USC for 13th straight win

The Maui News The fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept No. 14 Southern Cal 25-13, 25-15, 25-18 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Rado Parapunov had 10 kills and Austin Matautia added nine for UH, which won for the 13th time in a row to improve to 18-2 ...

Wie trails by one shot after second round in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park made a birdie on the last hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michelle Wie and two others after two rounds of the HSBC Women’s Champions. Park lost her place atop the leaderboard when she made a double bogey on the 12th hole, her only blemish in two ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to Aggies

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Brynton Lemar scored 19 points, 12 from 3-point range, and Lawrence White and Chima Moneke each scored 14 as UC Davis upended the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 68-59 on Thursday. The Rainbow Warriors shot just one free throw in the game — a miss by ...

Wie shoots 66 to take early lead at HSBC Champions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women’s Champions. The 27-year-old Punahou School graduate, who has struggled with injuries and form since winning ...

Wong still bothered by shoulder

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Kolten Wong is still bothered by a right shoulder injury from a tumble he took while playing left field last September at Wrigley Field. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman said Saturday he’s been dealing with “tenderness” in the shoulder. He received a ...

Allen, Purchase lead UH to OT win over Fullerton

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen scored 21 points and Jack Purchase hit two 3-pointers in overtime to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-58 win over Cal State Fullerton in its home finale on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Purchase drained a 3-pointer 14 ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Waves for 10th straight victory

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 15 kills to lead the fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a sweep of No. 10 Pepperdine, 25-21, 25-19, 25-11, on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Kupono Fey added 10 kills for the Rainbow Warriors, who won their ...

Allen scores 30 as UH routs Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Noah Allen hit five 3-pointers and finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to an 82-61 win over Cal Poly on Saturday. Gibson Johnson added 14 points and Jack Purchase had 13 with eight ...

UC Irvine snaps UH’s four-game winning streak

HONOLULU (AP) — Luke Nelson had 16 of his season-high 29 points in the second half, and UC Irvine cruised to a 72-58 win over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Nelson was 6-of-10 from 3-point range, Ioannis Dimakopoulos added 11 ...

UH sweeps Cal Baptist for 7th straight victory

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team won its seventh straight match Saturday, defeating Cal Baptist 25-13, 25-17, 25-19 at Riverside, Calif. Brett Rosenmeier and Stijn van Tilburg each had 10 kills for the fifth-ranked Rainbow Warriors (12-2, 5-2 Mountain Pacific ...

UH tops Cal Poly for fourth straight victory

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team defeated Cal Poly 74-65 on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center for its fourth straight win. Gibson Johnson added 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Rainbow ...

UH tops Santa Barbara in four sets, sweeps series

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team defeated UC Santa Barbara for the second time in two days Saturday night, and won its fifth straight match overall, getting 24 kills from Stijn van Tilburg in a 25-19, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19 victory at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

Allen scores 34 as UH tops Northridge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noah Allen matched a career high with 34 points to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 76-72 victory over Cal State Northridge on Saturday for its sixth straight win in the series. Allen was 11-of-17 from the field and made four 3-pointers. Brocke ...

Hawaii sweeps UC Santa Barbara for fourth straight victory

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 15 kills as the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team won its fourth match in a row Friday, sweeping UC Santa Barbara 25-22, 30-28, 25-23 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Jennings Franciskovic had 32 assists for UH (9-2, 2-2 Mountain Pacific ...

Rainbow Warriors hold off Highlanders

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Jack Purchase and Sheriff Drammeh scored 15 points apiece, Brocke Stepteau had 14 and the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team defeated UC Riverside 72-63 on Thursday after losing most of a 20-point halftime lead. UH scored 19 straight points and closed the ...