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Rainbow Wahine rout UC Irvine

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii guard Olivia Crawford shoots the ball over UC Irvine guard Raelyn Cheung-Sutton during the second half of a women’s college basketball game tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The Hawaii women’s basketball team overcame a slow start to rout UC Irvine 59-35 tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.

UH improved to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in Big West Conference play in winning on a Saturday for the first time all season, and the first in four such BWC games.

Center Megan Huff led the Rainbow Wahine with 15 points and had five rebounds, while Destiny King added eight points and nine rebounds.

UCI (4-18, 1-7) scored the fewest points by a UH opponent this season. The previous low was 41 in the regular-season opener at Grand Canyon. The Wahine shot just 30.9 percent, but held the Anteaters even lower at 28.3 percent.

All 11 players who suited up for UH scored.

The game was the first act of a doubleheader. The UH men’s team was to play Long Beach State at 8 p.m.

Mokun Fajemisin led UCI with 11 points.

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  • Slow start. They have to do better when they go on the road especially when they play UCSB,UCR,and Cal Poly.
    On another note OMG was at the game. Thought she wasn’t into Basketball.
    Love the student section all dressed in Yellow.

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