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UHH-UH-Manoa watch, Dec. 29

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Home games in caps; all times HST

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UH-Hilo

BASKETBALL

MEN

Thursday

NW INDIAN COLLEGE, 7:30 p.m. at Hilo Civic

Tuesday

AZUSA PACIFIC 7:30 p.m. at Hilo Civic

Jan. 7

CONCORDIA, 7:30 p.m. at Hilo Civic

The skinny: The Vulcans step out of conference play for the final time to face the Eagles, who play in the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and are located on the Lummi Indian Reservation in Washington. …

When the teams met two seasons ago, UH-Hilo overcame a sluggish start for a 97-80 victory against the undersized Eagles, who were outrebounded 50-29. …

UH-Hilo looks for its fourth win in five games to finish the year. …

Allowing 78.5 points per game and while scoring 75.1, the Vulcans have three player averaging in double figures: Parker Farris (21.2), Brian Ishola (14.6) and Ryley Callaghan (11.6).

WOMEN

Tuesday

AZUSA PACIFIC, 7:30 p.m. at Hilo Civic

Jan. 7

CONCORDIA, 5 p.m. at Hilo Civic

Standings

Men

Conf Overall

Hawaii Pacific 4-0 11-0

Dixie State 4-1 7-4

California Baptist 3-1 10-1

Concordia 3-1 6-5

Chaminade 4-2 7-5

Academy of Art 2-1 3-6

Hawaii Hilo 3-2 4-6

Azusa Pacific 2-2 7-7

Point Loma 2-3 5-6

Dominican 2-3 3-8

N.Dame de Namur 1-3 2-7

Fresno Pacific 1-3 1-10

BYU-Hawaii 1-5 3-9

Holy Names 0-5 1-11

Women

Men

Conf Overall

California Baptist 4-0 13-2

Hawaii Pacific 3-0 6-2

Academy of Art 3-0 6-4

Point Loma 4-1 9-2

N. Dame de Namur 3-1 5-6

Azusa Pacific 3-1 5-7

Dominican 3-2 7-5

BYU-Hawaii 3-2 6-5

Concordia 2-2 4-5

Hawaii Hilo 1-4 1-7

Holy Names 1-4 1-10

Chaminade 1-5 1-8

Fresno Pacific 0-4 3-8

Dixie State 0-5 0-11

UH-Manoa

BASKETBALL

Men

Thursday

vs. DELAWARE STATE (3-11), 5 p.m.

The skinny: Hawaii (5-7) enters its final nonconference game of the season with a defense that is ranked higher than any Big West foe, allowing just 63.6 points per game. …

The Rainbow Warriors have to be stingy since they have shot under 40 percent in six of seven games, including two games under 30 percent, going 1-5. …

Noah Allen, the team’s leading scorer, came off the bench for the first time this season in

UH’s win over Southern Miss on Sunday, and had five points, six rebounds and four assists in 21 minutes in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic as UH snapped a four-game losing streak. …

The Hornets (3-11) – picked to finish 12th out of 13 teams in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – have lost six of their last seven games, including road losses to Big 10 squads Indiana (103-56) and Iowa (89-57) in its last two contests Delaware State beat St.

John’s earlier this season, for its only win in 11 road contests. …

Guard Devin Morgan leads the team in scoring (13.7 ppg).

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Women

Thursday

vs. GRAND CANYON, 5 p.m.

The skinny: The Rainbow Wahine (3-8) have lost 6 of 7 heading into their final nonconference game of the season.

Junior Sarah Toeaina leads Hawaii with 11.6 points per game to go with 5.5 rebounds.

Grand Canyon’s Marina Laramie leads the Lopes (7-4) with 20.6 points per game, and the Lopes average 8.2 made 3-pointers per game while shooting 34.6 percent from long range.

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Editor’s note: The universities’ sports information offices contributed to this report.