The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will not participate in its final Diamond Head Classic game against Northern Iowa, which was originally set for 10:30 a.m. at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday.

UH attributed COVID-19 concerns as well as injuries for reasons why the Rainbow Warriors withdrew.

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After losses to Vanderbilt and South Florida to open the tournament, the Rainbow Warriors were set to play int he seventh-place game for just the second time in program history.

Prior to the Vanderbilt game, it was announced that starting center Mate Colina entered COVID-19 protocols.

The rest of the eight-team tournament is set to proceed as usual, with Stanford and Vanderbilt set to play in the championship game, which tips off at 3:30 p.m.