Hawaii Sports

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 ...

Allen scores 34 as Hawaii downs UCSB

The Maui News Noah Allen posted a career-high 34 points to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 78-56 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Allen was 11-of-14 from the field — 3-of-5 from 3-point range — and made all ...

Orlando could keep Pro Bowl for long term

By TERRANCE HARRIS The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — As the NFL plays its first Pro Bowl in Orlando, wondering if it can be a long-term landing point for the beleaguered all-star game, Drew Brees can’t help but think about what was left behind. The New Orleans Saints quarterback ...

Rainbow Warriors schedule series with Commodores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has scheduled a home-and-home series with the University of Hawaii football team, starting with the Rainbow Warriors visiting Tennessee in 2022 and the Commodores returning the favor in 2023. The schools announced the series Thursday. The schools have ...