Rainbow Wahine Host Ala Moana Paradise Classic

The UH Wahine Basketball team returns to the floor Friday for the the Ala Moana Hotels Paradise Classic.

The University of Hawai`i Rainbow Wahine basketball team hosts its fourth and final preseason tournament when the 11th Annual Ala Moana Hotel Paradise Classic, takes place Dec. 20-21 at the Stan Sheriff Center. Joining UH in the tourney are Chattanooga, Loyola Marymount and nationally-ranked Texas Tech.

Chattanooga, out of the Southern Conference, will matchup with Texas Tech of the Big 12 on Friday at 1 p.m. The Lady Raiders enter the tournament ranked 9th in the AP Poll and 10th in the coaches poll. UH will face Loyola Marymount of the West Coast Conference at 3 p.m. on Friday. The winners will advance to the championship game on Saturday at 3 p.m. The consolation game will be held at 1 p.m.

UH looks to win its third tournament of the season. The Rainbow Wahine improved to 5-2 last weekend with wins over Kentucky and UNLV in the Hawai`i Invitational.

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