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Hawaii center Ido Flaisher shoots over Utah forward David Collette during the first half of the Rainbow Warriors’ 66-52 loss to the Utes on Friday.

UH ends bowl wait today

Rolovich has led team to first postseason appearance in six years HONOLULU — In his last college football game, Nick Rolovich threw eight touchdown passes and led Hawaii to a 72-45 upset of then-No. 9 Brigham Young. That was in 2001, when UH finished with a 9-4 record, but had nowhere to ...

Titans have set sights on division title

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The resilient and increasingly confident Tennessee Titans are targeting the playoffs now rather than waiting for the future. “We want to win the division,” said quarterback Marcus Mariota. “We have an opportunity to do that. ...

Holloway claims interim featherweight belt

Oahu fighter knocks out Pettis in third round at UFC 206 TORONTO (AP) — Max Holloway of Waianae, Oahu, scored a technical knockout win over Anthony Pettis 4:50 into the third round to claim the interim featherweight championship in the co-main event at UFC 206 on Saturday night at Air ...

Holloway ready for title shot

Pettis fails to make weight for UFC 206 fight for interim featherweight title TORONTO (AP) — The UFC takes another step toward filling Conor McGregor’s sizable featherweight shoes when Max Holloway of Waianae, Oahu, takes on Anthony Pettis in the main event of UFC 206 today. With ...

UH falls to Princeton at Pearl Harbor Invitational

HONOLULU (AP) — Steven Cook scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Princeton (3-4) over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 75-62 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Wednesday at Bloch Arena at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Gibson Johnson and Noah Allen each had 19 ...

Seton Hall defeats UH at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Oahu (AP) — Angel Delgado had 16 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth double-double this season, and 27th of his career, to help Seton Hall beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 68-57 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Tuesday. Delgado was 7-of-10 from the ...

Clippers to hold training camp at UH

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers will hold training camp on Oahu ahead of the 2017-18 NBA season. The team announced its plans Monday to train on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus in the fall. It will stage a fan fest featuring players and coaches as part of the camp. No ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to No. 10 Bruins

By JILL PAINTER LOPEZ The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Monique Billings had 16 points and eight rebounds to help No. 10 UCLA rout the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team 72-49 on Sunday for its 17th consecutive victory at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA (6-1) opened with a 19-2 run, and ...

Rainbow Wahine’s season ends with loss to Gophers

Taylor goes down with injury early in sweep The Maui News Without its star player for most of the match, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team saw its season come to an end Saturday, falling to second-seeded Minnesota 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 in the second round of the NCAA tournament ...

Rainbow Wahine survive in 5 against Trojans

The Maui News Nikki Taylor had 23 kills, including seven in the deciding fifth set, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team squandered a 2-0 set lead before holding off Southern California 25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 16-25, 15-13 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday in ...

Seventh-ranked Mississippi State clamps down on UH

By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — Chinwe Okorie scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Mississippi State to a 66-41 win over the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team to conclude the Rainbow Wahine Showdown on Sunday at the Stan Sheriff Center. Okorie, a 6-foot-5 senior ...

Rainbow Warriors earn win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson scored 13 points to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Jack Purchase and Matthew Owies added 11 points apiece for the Rainbow Warriors (4-3), who have ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to Trojans

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team rallied after trailing by as many as 17 points before falling short against Troy 65-63 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Trojans (3-3) scored the first 14 points of the game and held their largest lead at ...

Rainbow Warriors cruise by Vulcans

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen had 16 of his career-high 24 points in the first half and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the University of Hawaii at Manoa men’s basketball team to an 86-55 win over Division II Hawaii-Hilo on Tuesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Allen finished 9-of-14 from ...

Hawaii wins regular-season finale

The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team, already assured of a Big West championship, concluded its regular season Saturday with a 21-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-10 victory over UC Santa Barbara at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Nikki Taylor had 22 kills and 11 digs for the Rainbow ...

UH needs win today to retain bowl chances

The University of Hawaii football team will try to maintain its chance at a bowl berth when it faces Fresno State today in Fresno, Calif. The Rainbow Warriors (4-7, 3-4 Mountain West) have two games left in their regular season, and could receive a Hawaii Bowl invitation with a 6-7 mark. ...

Rainbow Warriors edge out Owls

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson scored the game-winner with 6.3 seconds left to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday morning in the Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center. Johnson scored the final five points for the Rainbow ...

Mariota leads Titans past Packers

Saint Louis School graduate throws four touchdown passes By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns as the Tennessee Titans routed the Green Bay Packers 47-25 on Sunday. Mariota has 21 touchdown passes this ...

Rainbow Wahine open with loss to Trojans

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team lost 76-44 to Southern California on Friday in Los Angeles in the season opener for both teams. Briana Harris, Sarah Toeaina and Olivia Crawford each scored eight points for the Rainbow Wahine. Hawaii freshman Keleah-Aiko Koloi, ...