HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The struggles continued on Saturday for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team after a 71-61 loss to UC Santa Barbara on the road. Hawaii is still winless in Big West Conference away games.
The 'Bows (9-14, 2-8 BWC) committed 21 turnovers against the Gauchos (8-13, 5-4 BWC) and drop to 0-6 on the road during conference play. Sarah Toeaina led the way for Hawaii with 25 points while Tia Kanoa added 14 points and nine assists in the loss.
UCSB's Drew Edelman dominated the Wahine in the point and on the boards, scoring 27 points on 11-for-17 shooting with 12 rebounds.
Hawaii will return home next week to take on Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, February 8th at the Stan Sheriff Center. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. HT.