Editor’s note: Story updated on March 28 with photos from the event.

Students, faculty, staff and the public joined the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in celebrating its men’s and women’s basketball teams at a special rally on Monday, March 28 at the Campus Center Courtyard.

Both teams earned Big West conference titles this season, earning them automatic berths to the NCAA Tournament.

The players and coaches were recognized by UH Mānoa leadership for their accomplishments. Also participating in the rally will be the pep band and cheer squad who traveled with the teams to the Big West and NCAA tournaments.

The rally was emceed by Bobby Curran of ESPN 1420AM. Speakers included Athletics Director David Matlin, Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman and head coaches Eran Ganot and Laura Beeman.

Photos from the event

U H Manoa basketball rally

View the photos on the University of Hawaiʻi Flickr site.

UH Mānoa men’s basketball team
UH Mānoa women’s basketball team