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Hawaii tops UC Santa Barbara in women’s basketball

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Junior guard Destiny King scored 15 points and senior guard Ashleigh Karaitiana added 13 as Hawaii pulled away from UC Santa Barbara 60-43 in a Big West women’s basketball game Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

King tied her career high with nine free throws and the Rainbow Wahine (14-7, 6-2) won their sixth straight this season and 11th consecutive Big West home game dating back to last year. Senior guard Shawna-Lei Kuehu added 10 points for Hawaii, which moved into a three-way tie for the conference lead with Long Beach State and Cal Poly.

The Rainbow Wahine conclude their four-game home stand Saturday when hosting the Mustangs.

Onome Jemerigbe led the Gauchos (0-21, 0-8) with 13 points. 

Hawaii out rebounded UCSB 40-25 led by King’s nine. 

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