Rainbow Wahine basketball tops UC Riverside in wire-to-wire win


Courtesy Hawaii Athletics

The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team salvaged its road trip with a 65-59 win over UC Riverside on Saturday.

The Rainbow Wahine (9-10, 3-3 Big West Conference) never trailed against the Highlanders (6-13, 2-3). Julissa Tago had a team-high 15 points and game-high five assists to lead the ‘Bows.

Jannon Otto led UCR with a game-high 21 points.

Hawaii returns home to host UC Irvine on Thursday. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.

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