UH women’s basketball hands UC Davis first Big West loss of season


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The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team beat UC Davis 70-60 on Friday, handing the Aggies their first Big West Conference loss of the season.

Freshman point guard Kelsie Imai had a double-double of 10 points and 12 rebounds to boost the Rainbow Wahine (8-6, 7-5 Big West Conference), who were playing their first home game at SimpliFi Arena at the Stan Sheriff Center for the first time since Jan. 23.

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The Aggies, who were the Big West’s regular season champions in the 2019-2020 campaign before the season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fell to 9-2 overall and 8-1 in Big West play on Friday. Sage Stobbart had a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds, while Cierra Hall added a game-high 18 points.

The Rainbow Wahine and Aggies will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday in what will be the regular season finale for both teams.

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