comscore Wahine basketball team beat San Jose State on road | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Sports Breaking

Wahine basketball team beat San Jose State on road

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now

Hawaii guard Briana Harris tied a career high with five 3-pointers and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team held off San Jose State 76-73 in a nonconference game today in San Jose, Calif.

Harris led the Rainbow Wahine (6-5) with 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting; center Kalei Adolpho finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds and forward Megan Huff added 13 points. Ashleigh Karaitiana posted 11 points and four rebounds before fouling out late in the game.

San Jose State guard Dezz Ramos led all scorers with 26 points.

UH and SJSU went into the fourth quarter tied 51-51 and Harris knocked down a 3-pointer to give UH the lead to open the period.

After UH took a 62-57 lead, SJSU closed the gap to one but the Wahine answered with two Destiny King free throws and Harris’ corner 3-pointer.

The Wahine extended a 67-65 lead when Huff hit two free throws and later scored off an assist from Karaitiana with about a minute left and UH held on the rest of the way.

UH improved to 4-0 on the road and will take a break for Christmas before concluding its holiday season road trip at CSU Bakersfield on Dec. 30.

Comment (1)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

  • Congratulations to the Bows! Great win, albeit a close one. Happy the team reduced its turnovers significantly—a good sign. Again the strength of Hawaii is its inside game, the rebounding and scoring of Kalei Adolpho and Megan Huff, with the support of its strong rebounding guards. Hope the 3 point shooting of Harris continues; strong outside shooting would make Hawaii formidable. Admit a bit frustrated with the shredding of the defense by SJS’s Ramos in the second half but kudos for her for having a great game.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up