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UH-Hilo/UH-Manoa watch, Jan. 11

Home games in caps; all times HST

UH-Hilo

BASKETBALL

MEN

Jan. 7

Concordia 77, UH-Hilo 69

Saturday

at BYU-Hawaii, 7:30 p.m.

The skinny: The Vulcans are only a half-game behind Academy of Art in sixth place – the last qualifying spot for conference tournament. UH-Hilo visits the Urban Knights on their final road trip of the regular season. The Vuls also have a road game coming up against Azusa Pacific, which is tied with the Vulcans and won in Hilo on Jan. 3 …

Fourth-place Concordia is not eligible for the tournament until next season.

WOMEN

Jan. 7

UHH 76, Concordia 73

Saturday

at BYU-Hawaii, 5 p.m.

The skinny: The UH-Hilo women are further back in the women’s postseason race, 2 1/2 games behind sixth-place Notre Dame de Namur. …

One of the eight teams ahead of UH-Hilo in the playoff race is BYU-Hawaii, its opponent on Saturday.

PacWest standings

Men

Conf Overall

Dixie State 7-1 10-4

Hawaii Pacific 6-1 14-1

California Baptist 5-1 13-1

Concordia 5-2 9-6

Chaminade 6-3 10-6

Point Loma 5-3 9-6

Academy of Art 3-3 4-8

Azusa Pacific 3-4 8-9

Hawaii Hilo 3-4 5-8

Dominican 3-5 4-10

Fresno Pacific 2-5 2-12

BYU-Hawaii 2-6 4-10

N.D. de Namur 1-5 3-9

Holy Names 0-8 1-14

Women

Conf Overall

California Baptist 6-0 15-2

Point Loma 7-1 13-2

Hawaii Pacific 5-1 8-3

Academy of Art 5-1 9-5

Azusa Pacific 5-2 7-8

Notre Dame de Namur 4-2 6-7

Concordia 4-3 6-7

Dominican 5-4 9-7

BYU-Hawaii 3-4 6-7

Hawaii Hilo 2-5 2-8

Dixie State 2-7 2-13

Fresno Pacific 1-6 4-11

Holy Names 1-7 1-13

Chaminade 1-8 1-12

UH-Manoa

BASKETBALL

Jan. 7

UC Irvine 86, UH 54

Saturday

LONG BEACH STATE, 7 p.m.

TV: OCSports

Women

Jan. 7

Cal Davis70, UH 55

Thursday

Cal State Fullerton at UH, 7 p.m.

TV: OCSports

The skinny: Hawaii features one of the top defenses in the Big West, leading the conference in 3-point field goal percentage defense (27.8 percent), ranking second in the league in field goal percentage defense (38.2 percent), and fourth in scoring defense (64.6 points per game). …

However, the Hawaii offense, averages 55.9 points per game while shooting 34.7 percent from the field, both league-lows. …

The Titans are looking for their first road win of the season. Iman Lathan leads the team with 16.6 points per game and Daeja Smith adds 10.5ppg and 7.4 rebounds.

Big West standings

Men

Conf Overall

UC Davis 2-0 10-7

UC Irvine 2-0 9-9

CSUN 2-0 6-9

Cal State Fullerton 1-1 7-8

Long Beach State 1-1 6-12

Cal Poly 0-1 5-10

UC Santa Barbara 0-1 2-11

Hawaii 0-2 6-9

UC Riverside 0-2 2-11

Women

Conf Overall

UC Davis 2-0 11-4

Cal Poly 2-0 6-8

Long Beach State 1-0 10-6

UC Riverside 1-0 7-7

CSUN 1-1 8-8

UC Santa Barbara 1-1 6-9

Hawaii 0-2 4-10

Cal State Fullerton 0-2 3-12

UC Irvine 0-2 2-14

MENS VOLLEYBALL

Wednesday

UH def. Grand Canyon 26-24, 25-21, 25-23

Friday

GRAND CANYON, 7 p.m.

TV: OCSports

The skinny: Hawaii improved to 4-0 for the first time since 2003 Wednesday, with Stijn van Tilburg posting a match-high 15 kills on .333 hitting.

Golf

The skinny: Former University of Hawaii golfers Jared Sawada and Kevin Hayashi will compete in the Sony Open, which starts Thursday at Waialae Country Club on Oahu. …

Sawada secured a Monday qualifier spot with a 67 at Ewa Beach, while Hayashi won the Aloha Section PGA Professional Championship in September.

Hilo’s Hayashi will make his 11th Hawaiian Open/Sony Open appearance and first Sony since 2010, which he finished in 80th place at 6-over 216. The eight-time Aloha Section PGA Player of the Year competed at UH from 1983-84.

In September, Hayashi shot a two-day 138 (66-72) at the Wailea Golf Course on Maui. His win also secured a spot at the 50th PGA Professional Championship in June.

Editor’s note: University releases contributed to this report.

 

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