The University of Hawaii women's basketball team earned its first Big West victory of the season on Sunday, beating Cal State Northridge 54-44 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Ashleigh Karaitiana and Shawna-Lei Kuehu each had 14 points for the Rainbow Wahine (7-7, 1-1 Big West), who had lost three games in a row. Karaitiana also had nine rebounds. Molokai High School graduate Kalei Adolpho had two points and five rebounds for UH.
Cinnamon Lister scored 11 points for the Matadors (5-11, 1-1).
Hawaii will play its first conference road game of the season Saturday at UC Riverside.