It took a career-night from Makenna Woodfolk, but the Rainbow Wahine basketball team clinched a spot in the Big West Conference tournament with a 73-64 win over UC Santa Barbara tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The ‘Bows (12-16, 5-10 BWC) clinched a spot in the postseason after Woodfolk scored 27 points on 8-of-9 from the field while Sarah Toeaina rattled in 20 points of her own on 6-of-8 shooting.
With the win over UC Santa Barbara (12-16, 9-7 BWC), the Wahine are in a three-way tie for sixth place with UC Riverside and Long Beach State.
Hawaii will now look to solidify its seeding in the tournament this Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center on senior night against Cal Poly. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. HT.
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