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Up next: 100th season will be celebrated when Warriors host UC Davis on Saturday

The University of Hawai’i basketball team will play just one game this week, and it will be a special one … hopefully resulting in a victory.

The Rainbow Warriors will host UC Davis this Saturday in what could be a showdown for positioning near the top of the Big West Conference standings. The game is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Hawai’i is 12-6 overall and 3-1 in the Big West. The Aggies, who have a home game on Wednesday before heading to Honolulu, are 8-11 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Regardless of Saturday’s outcome, the UH basketball program will celebrate its 100th season of competition that night.

Numerous former UH players and coaches are expected to attend. Former head coach Riley Wallace will serve as the honorary captain for the game, and the other coaches and players in attendance will be recognized at halftime. A video presentation of some of the top moments in UH basketball history will also be shown at halftime.

Among those signed up to appear so far:

Huthifah Abdeljawad
Eric Ambrozich
Tom Beckerle
Dyrbe Enos
Rykin Enos
Jerome Freeman
Kawika Hallums
Harvey Harmon
Dwight Holiday
Garland Hughes
Larry Jones
Gibson Johnson
Kalia McGee
Pi’i Minns
Andre Morgan
Bob Nash
Bruce O’Neil (coach)
Geremy Robinson
Miah Ostrowski
John Penebacker
Dennis Sallas
Julian Sensley
Kelii Silva
Justice Sueing
Mike Thomas
Riley Wallace (coach)
Johnny White
Artie Wilson  ​​​

The first UH basketball team competed during the 1912-13 season, playing against high school and intramural teams. This season is the 100th because UH did not compete in the 1916-17, 1917-18, 1920-21, 1942-43, 1943-44, 1944-45 and 1945-46 seasons.

HAWAI’I (12-6, 3-1 Big West) vs. UC DAVIS (8-11, 2-1 Big West)
When: Saturday, Jan. 25, 7:00 p.m.  HT
Where: Where: Stan Sheriff Center (10,300) – Honolulu, HI
Television: Spectrum Sports – Channels 16 (SD) and 1016 (HD).
Streaming Video: BigWest.TV (Must be a Spectrum cable subscriber to stream in Hawai’i).
Radio: Live on ESPN Honolulu (1420 AM/92.7 FM), KRKH (Maui), KPUA (Hawai’i Island), and KTOH (Kaua’i).
Audio Webcast: ESPNHonolulu.com/Sideline Hawai’i App.
Live Stats: HawaiiAthletics.com
Ticket Information: Lower level – $32; Upper level (prices vary by section) – $22 or $15 for adults, $18 or $13 for senior citizens, $8 or $5 for students. UH Manoa students free with validated ID. Parking is $7.


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