Rainbow Wahine hoops team wins 10th straight

Rainbow Wahine hoops team wins 10th straight

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Shawna-Lei Kuehu, Ashleigh Karaitiana and Meagan Huff each scored in double figures as Hawaii cruised past UC-Irvine, 75-37, for a record 10th-straight win Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

It's the first time in 17 seasons UH has had a double-digit win streak.

UCI kept it close early on as the Rainbow Wahine went into the break up 30-23, but then the 'Bows exploded for a 38-6 run.

Huff dropped 12 points while Kuehu and Karaitiana chipped in 11 each.

With the win, UH (18-7, 10-2) remains in first place in the Big West.

The 'Bows return to action Saturday night against UC-Davis.

Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.