After frenzied five-game stretch, Vuls can get some R&R after beating Simpson again

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones scored 26 points Sunday against Simpson, an NAIA school from California. The Vulcans improved to 3-0 with the victory in front of 394 fans at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Payton Grant grabs a rebound Sunday during the Vulcans' 87-71 victory against Simpson at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Steven Hubbell shoots a 3-pointer Sunday during the Vulcans' 87-71 victory against Simpson at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Donald McHenry dribbles past Simpson forward Gary Mims on Sunday during the Vulcans' 87-71 victory against Simpson at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald UH-Hilo guard Darren Williams dribbles the ball around Simpson guard Dylan Banks on Sunday during the Vulcans' 87-71 victory against Simpson at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

The UH-Hilo basketball team gets a well-deserved day off today after playing five games over five days, traveling back and forth to battle Simpson twice.