UH-Hilo/UH-Manoa glance, March 1

Home games in caps

UH-HILO

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BASEBALL

Thursday

vs. BIOLA, 6 p.m.

Friday

vs. BIOLA, 6 p.m.

Saturday

vs. BIOLA, 4 p.m. DH

GOLF

Men

March 19-20

Battle at Goose Creek, Jurupa Valley, Calif

Women

March 13-14

Dr. Donnis Thompson Intercollegiate, at Kaneohe, Oahu

SOFTBALL

Saturday

vs. BIOLA, noon DH

TENNIS

Men

March 9

vs. BETHEL, 1 p.m.

Women

March 9

vs. BETHEL, 9 a.m.

Pacific West Conference tournament

At Riverside, Calif

Men

Thursday

No. 3 Azusa Pacific vs. No. 6 Chaminade, 3 p.m. HST

No. 4 Point Loma vs. No. 5 Concordia, 5:15 p.m.

Friday

Azusa Pacific-Chaminade winner vs. No. 2 Cal Baptist, 3 p.m.

Point Loma-Concordia winner vs. No. 1 Dixie State, 5:15 p.m.

Saturday

Championship game, 2:30 p.m.

Women

Thursday

No. 3 Dominican vs. No. 6 Cal Baptist, 10:30 a.m.

No. 4 Point Loma vs. No. 5 Concordia, 12:15 p.m.

Friday

Dominican-Cal Baptist winner vs. No. 2 Hawaii Pacific, 10:30 a.m.

Point Loma-Concordia winner vs. No. 1 Azusa Pacific, 12:15 p.m.

Saturday

Championship game, noon

UH-MANOA

Basketball

Men

Thursday

at UC Davis, 5 p.m.

Saturday

at Cal State Fullerton, 1 p.m.

TV: FSNPT

The skinny: The Aggies have won three straight games including a 64-63 home win over UC Irvine following T.J. Shorts’ game-winning basket as time expired … Shorts is averaging 14.8 points per game. … Davis is 9-2 at home this year, while UH is 3-3 in Big West road games.

The ’Bows have won no fewer than three road games in every season since joining the Big West in 2012-13.

Big West standings

W-L W-L

UC Irvine 11-4 16-15

UC Santa Barbara 10-4 21-7

UC Davis 10-4 19-9

Cal St.-Fullerton 9-5 16-10

Hawaii 7-7 16-11

Long Beach St. 7-7 13-17

Cal Poly 4-10 9-19

UC Riverside 3-11 8-20

CS Northridge 3-12 6-23

Women

Thursday

vs. UC SANTA BARBARA, 7 p.m.

March 3

vs. CAL POLY, 7 p.m.

TV: Spectrum Sports

The skinny: Fourth in the Big West, Santa Barbara (12-15, 9-6 BIg West) enters as winners of four of its past five games …

The Wahine (11-16, 4-10) are coming off a split on the road where senior guard Sarah Toeaina strung together back-to-back double-doubles for the first time in her career, combining for 38 points and 26 rebounds. … Gauchos’ leading scorer Drew Edelman went for a season-high 27 on Feb. 3 as UH fell 71-61 at Santa Barbara.

BASEBALL

Thursday

vs. LOYOLA MARY., 6:30 p.m.

TV: Spectrum Sports

Friday

vs. LOYOLA MARY., 6:30 p.m.

TV: Spectrum Sports

Saturday

vs. LOYOLA MARY., 6:30 p.m.

Sunday

vs. LOYOLA MARY., 1 p.m.

The skinny: At 5-2, the Rainbow Warriors last opened a season with that record or better in 2007 season when UH won 34 games.

UH’s pitching staff ranks 19th nationally and first in the Big West with a 2.03 ERA.

The Lions (1-7) have a5.83 ERA as a team and are allowing nine hits and 6.3 runs per game.

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Friday

vs. CONCORDIA, 7 p.m.

Sunday

vs. CONCORDIA, 5 p.m.

The skinny: Outside hitter Sijn van Tilburg on Wednesday was selected VolleyMob’s National Player of the Week and Off the Block/Molten National Outside Hitter of the Week after averaging 6.00 kills per set and hitting .418 for No. 2 UH (9-2). He tied his career-high with 27 kills on .458 hitting in a four-set series-finale loss to the UC Irvine on Sunday. …

This week’s matches against Concordia-Irvine of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation mark the first meetings between the teams. …

The Eagles (8-6) have won three matches in a row, including a five-set victoryagainst Northridge of the Big West in which Concordia erased six match points.

SOFTBALL

Malihini Kipa Aloha tourney

Wednesday

No. 15 Cal 5, UH 0

The skinny: In the grand reopening of the renovated Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium, Kamalani Dung ran her record to 8-0 with 4 1/3 innings of one-hit ball, striking out eight, and Mikayla Coelho hit a two-run home run off of Dana Thomsen as the Golden Bears improved to 16-1.

Thompsen (3-4) worked five innings for the Wahine (6-7).

Thursday

vs. LONGWOOD, 6 p.m.

Friday

vs. EAST CAROLINA, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday

vs. UTEP, 5 p.m.

Sunday

vs. UTEP, 2 p.m.

vs. JAMES MADISON, 4 p.m.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

March 8

at UCLA, 7 a.m. HST

at Loyola Marymount, 10 a.m.

WATER POLO

Saturday

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vs. UC IRVINE, 6 p.m.

The skinny: The Wahine (11-2) and Anteaters (4-8) will open Big West play.