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Wahine’s season ends with a tough first-round loss to UCLA

  • VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Hawaii’s Ashleigh Karaitiana was pressured by UCLA’s Nirra Fields (21) on Saturday. Karaitiana finished with 2 points.

  • VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    The Rainbow Wahine’s Kalei Adolpho drove to the hoop past the Bruins’ Monique Billings on Saturday.

In the end, there was disappointment in the result, but pride in the journey. Hawaii’s first appearance in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament since 1998 ended with a 66-50 first-round loss to UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion, punctuating a season that will hold a prominent place in Rainbow Wahine history. Read more

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