Davies, Atwell lead Hawaii women to Big West basketball title

  • Associated Press From left to right, UC Irvine guard Chloe Webb (2), Hawaii forward Amy Atwell (25) and UC Irvine guard Deja Lee (13) go after a ball Saturday in the championship of the Big West Conference tournament in Henderson, Nev.

LAS VEGAS — Olivia Davies and Amy Atwell combined to score 27 points, 21 in the second half when Hawaii used 14-0 and 8-0 runs to defeat UC Irvine 59-48 in the championship game of the Big West Conference tournament, earning the Rainbow Wahine their third NCAA Tournament berth.