Plenty of hoopla at basketball tourney

Sisters Kimie (right, first photo), 7, and Kyra Sanchez, 8, of Lanai compete in a hula-hoop contest during a break in the basketball game between University of California, Riverside and Eastern Washington on Saturday night at Lahaina Civic Center. They were the last two standing and ended up going the full distance to tie to both win hats.

Second photo: Derick Sebastian plays a stirring rendition of the National Anthem on his ukulele before the start of Saturday night’s Maui Jim Maui Classic women’s college basketball game between Texas A&M and Oregon State University at Lahaina Civic Center. Texas A&M upset eighth-ranked Oregon State 76-70.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos