Hawaii senior Destiny King scored nine of her 12 points in the fourth quarter and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team held off Cal State Fullerton 62-53 tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Foul trouble limited King to three points through three quarters, but she scored UH’s first seven points of the fourth and the Wahine passed the Titans, who had overcome a 13-point first-half deficit to take a 47-46 lead with 6:50 left in the game.
After the Titans edged ahead, King sparked a 14-4 UH run and the Wahine improved to 11-9 overall and 4-3 in Big West play. Cal State Fullerton fell to 2-18 and 0-6.
UH guard Briana Harris matched King for team-high honors with 12 points and forward Megan Huff added 10 points and the Wahine bench accounted for 33 points before a crowd of 622.
Cal State Fullerton freshman Michelle Berry secured her fourth straight double-double and eighth of the season by halftime and finished with 22 points and 16 rebounds in the Titans’ 18th straight loss.