Posted at 9:59 p.m., Friday, November 24, 2006
Rainbow Wahine edge Texas Tech in basketball
By Brandon Masuoka
Advertiser Staff Writer
Hawai'i advanced to play Arkansas, an 84-58 winner over Denver, in today's semifinal at 1:20 p.m. In other games, No. 2 North Carolina routed Sacramento State, 99-38, and Gonzaga upset No. 23 UCLA, 62-57.
Hawai'i's Janevia Taylor scored a game-high 17 points. Fellow guard Saundra Cariaga, who started her first collegiate game, added a career-high 12 points.
Hawai'i (2-1) led by as many as 14 twice in the second half, but the Lady Raiders (3-1) rallied to within one point three times, the last at 53-52, on Jordan Murphree's 3-pointer with 2:29 remaining.