Senior guard Sarah Toeaina scored 20 points, including the game-winning free throws with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, as Hawaii defeated previously unbeaten San Diego 64-63, for the championship of the Bank of Hawaii Classic women’s basketball tournament tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Sophomore forward Makenna Woodfolk added a career-high 20 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for the Rainbow Wahine (3-1). Toeaina was named the Most Outstanding Player of the two-day event.
Senior guard Aubrey Ward-El and freshman forward Myah Pace each had 16 points for the Toreros (3-1).
USD appeared to take a 57-55 lead with 5.7 seconds left in regulation but the basket was waved off after officials determined the shot clock had expired.
In the defacto third-place game, Northern Arizona picked up its first win of the season when rallying past Boise State 62-60. The Lumberjacks (1-3) outscored the Broncos (1-2) 23-7 in the fourth quarter, with Olivia Lucero’s layup with 1 second remaining capping NAU’s comeback.