Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball
2021–22 Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball team
UniversityUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Athletic directorDavid Matlin
Head coachLaura Beeman (10th season)
ConferenceBig West
LocationHonolulu, Hawaii
ArenaSimpliFi Arena at the Stan Sheriff Center
(Capacity: 10,000)
NicknameRainbow Wahine
ColorsGreen, black, silver, and white[1]
       
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1990
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1989, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2016
NIT Final Four
2001
NIT Quarterfinals
2001
NIT Second Round
2001
NIT Tournament Appearances
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019
Conference tournament champions
1996, 2016
Conference regular season champions
Big West: 1993, 1994, 2015
WAC: 1998

The Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball team competes in the Big West Conference for the University of Hawaii at Manoa.[2]

Season-by-season results

Statistics overview
Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Patsy Dung (1974–1979)
1974–75 Patsy Dung 4–2
1975–76 Patsy Dung 5–2
1976–77 Patsy Dung 4–4
1977–78 Patsy Dung 7–6
1978–79 Patsy Dung 11–6
Patsy Dung: 31–20 (.608)
Milo Griffin (1979–1982)
1979–1980 Milo Griffin 9–16
1980–1981 Milo Griffin 8–15
1981–1982 Milo Griffin 8–18
Milo Griffin: 25–49 (.338)
Jerry Busone (1982–1984)
1982–83 Jerry Busone 18–12
1983–84 Jerry Busone 17–11
Jerry Busone: 35–23 (.603)
Bill Nepfel (Pacific Coast Athletic Association) (1984–1987)
1984–85 Bill Nepfel 20–12 2–6 4th
1985–86 Bill Nepfel 12–16 5–9 6th
1986–87 Bill Nepfel 21–7 13–5 2nd
Bill Nepfel: 53–35 (.602) 20–20 (.500)
Vince Goo (Pacific Coast Athletic Association) (1987–1988)
1987–88 Vince Goo 14–14 8–10 7th
Vince Goo (Big West Conference) (1988–1996)
1988–89 Vince Goo 20–10 13–5 T–2nd NCAA First Round
1989–90 Vince Goo 26–4 16–2 2nd NCAA Second Round
1990–91 Vince Goo 12–15 6–12 8th
1991–92 Vince Goo 25–7 13–5 T–2nd NWIT Final
1992–93 Vince Goo 28–4 17–1 1st
1993–94 Vince Goo 25–5 16–2 1st NCAA First Round
1994–95 Vince Goo 6–20 4–14 9th
1995–96 Vince Goo 23–6 15–3 2nd NCAA First Round
Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (Western Athletic Conference) (1996–2004)
1996–97 Vince Goo 21–8 12–4 T–2nd
1997–98 Vince Goo 24–4 13–1 1st NCAA First Round
1998–99 Vince Goo 17–10 9–5 T–3rd
1999–2000 Vince Goo 20–9 11–3 2nd WNIT First Round
2000–01 Vince Goo 26–8 12–4 2nd WNIT Semifinals
2001–02 Vince Goo 23–8 14–4 T–2nd WNIT First Round
2002–03 Vince Goo 16–14 9–9 T–4th WNIT First Round
2003–04 Vince Goo 8–20 6–12 8th
Vince Goo: 334–116 (.742) 194–96 (.669)
Jim Bolla (Western Athletic Conference) (2004–2009)
2004–05 Jim Bolla 11–15 7–11 7th
2005–06 Jim Bolla 18–10 9–7 3rd
2006–07 Jim Bolla 15–14 9–7 T–4th
2007–08 Jim Bolla 12–18 6–10 6th
2008–09 Jim Bolla 8–23 4–12 8th
Jim Bolla: 64–80 (.444) 35–47 (.427)
Dana Takahara-Dias (Western Athletic Conference) (2009–2012)
2009–10 Dana Takahara-Dias 10–20 6–8 8th
2010–11 Dana Takahara-Dias 11–19 5–11 7th
2011–12 Dana Takahara-Dias 11–19 6–8 6th
Dana Takahara-Dias: 32–58 (.356) 17–27 (.386)
Laura Beeman (Big West Conference) (2012–present)
2012–13 Laura Beeman 17–14 13–5 T–2nd WNIT First Round
2013–14 Laura Beeman 17–14 10–6 3rd WNIT First Round
2014–15 Laura Beeman 23–9 14–2 1st WNIT First Round
2015–16 Laura Beeman 21–11 12–4 T–2nd NCAA First Round
2016–17 Laura Beeman 12–18 7–9 T–6th
2017–18 Laura Beeman 12–18 5–11 8th
2018–19 Laura Beeman 15–17 10–6 T–2nd WNIT First Round
2019–20 Laura Beeman 15–14 9–7 T–2nd
2020–21 Laura Beeman 9–8 7–6 5th
Laura Beeman: 141–123 (.534) 87–56 (.608)
Total: 715–504 (.587)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Postseason appearances

NCAA Tournament appearances

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1989 #12 First Round #5 Washington L 79–87
1990 #9 First Round
Second Round
#8 Montana
#1 Stanford
W 83–78
L 76–106
1994 #12 First Round #5 San Diego State L 75–81
1998 #8 First Round #9 Arkansas L 70–76
2016 #14 First Round #3 UCLA L 50–66

WNIT appearances

Year Round Opponent Result
2000 First Round Saint Mary's L 60–75
2001 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Santa Clara
BYU
Oklahoma State
New Mexico
W 73–57
W 77–73 OT
W 52–51
L 43–68
2002 First Round Oregon State L 50–62
2003 First Round Arizona State L 44–57
2013 First Round San Diego L 49–61
2014 First Round Washington L 50–67
2015 First Round Saint Mary's L 88–92 OT
2019 First Round Saint Mary's L 67–43

NWIT appearances

Year Round Opponent Result
1992 First Round
Semifinals
Final
Florida International
Arkansas State
Georgia Tech
W 83–73
W 83–73
L 72–90

Retired numbers

The Rainbow Wahine retired their first number in 2015, honoring number 32 for the program's all-time leader in points and rebounds, Judy Mosley-McAfee.[3]

Hawaii Rainbow Wahine retired numbers
No. Player Career Year retired
32 Judy Mosley-McAfee 1986–1990 2015

References

  1. ^ "Campus Signature Examples". University of Hawaii Office of Communications. Retrieved February 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Hawaii Athletics" (PDF). hawaiiathletics.com. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  3. ^ "Mosley-McAfee's Jersey To Be Retired on Alumnae Game Night". University of Hawaii at Manoa Athletics. Retrieved 16 November 2020.