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Two U H basketball players
Kallin Spiller (left) and Kamaka Hepa (right)

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa women’s and men’s basketball teams had strong games against California Polytechnic State University on February 4. The Rainbow Wahine cruised to a 80-58 win at home while the Rainbow Warriors claimed a 69-56 road win in San Luis Obispo, California.

Rainbow Wahine

UH’s 80-58 score was its highest point total of the season and also the most scored in a game since the 2020–21 season. The Rainbow Wahine shot a blazing 55% and buried nine three-pointers. The team also accumulated a total of 22 assists—its most in nearly six years.

Kallin Spiller led all scorers with 19 points on 9-of-11 shooting and a season-high seven rebounds. Four other players tallied double digits including Meilani McBee (13), Daejah Phillips (12), McKenna Haire (11) and Lily Wahinekapu (10).

For a full game recap, visit hawaiiathletics.com.

The Rainbow Wahine head back on the road for a pair of Big West matchups against UC San Diego (February 9) and Cal State Fullerton (February 11).

Rainbow Warriors

The Rainbow Warriors’ final score of 69-56 marked the team’s sixth straight win over Cal Poly. With this win, UH moved into a tie for No. 3 in the Big West standings.

Kamaka Hepa finished just one point shy of a career-high scoring game, going 7-of-11 from the floor, 4-of-6 on three-pointers and 11-of-12 from the free throw line. He also added a team-high six rebounds. Samuta Avea also contributed with 18 points, while JoVon McClanahan added nine points and a season-high six assists.

For more, visit hawaiiathletics.com.

The Rainbow Warriors return home to SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center for a pair of games against UC San Diego (February 9) and Cal State Fullerton (February 11).

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