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  Malia Nawahine
Malia  Nawahine

Player Profile
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Springville, Utah

High School:
Springville HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
F

11/23/2014

Cornhuskers Jump Out Early and Down Utes

Utah unable to recover from Nebraska's first half run

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2014-15: Second on team with 13.3 points per game before injury ... scored 17 points with four rebounds, two assists and a block against San Jose State (11/14) ... nine points, two rebounds and two assists at Creighton (11/20) ... 14 points and two rebounds at Nebraska (11/23) ... missed last 27 games due to injury.

Nawahine's 2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics

2013-14: Started 12 games and appeared in all 31 contests ... six games with double figures in points ... 10 points and two rebounds in Ute debut against Denver (11/8) ... hit a 3-pointer and grabbed two rebounds with first career assist against No. 15/12 Nebraska (11/15) ... five points and five rebounds at Utah State (11/19) ... hit three critical free throws to help solidify win at UNLV (11/26) with season-high two assists and first career block ... seven points and two steals against Butler (11/29) ... four points,2-3 from free throw line, with an assist and steal versus Marquette (11/30) ... four rebounds and two points against Nevada (12/7) ... 11 points on three, 3-pointers to go with three assists against Utah Valley (12/11) ... tied season high with three assists and scored four points at BYU (12/14) ... 18 points (3-3 from 3-point territory) to go with four rebounds and two assists against Samford (12/21) ... six points, five rebounds and two assists against UCSB (12/30) ... four points, three rebounds and two assists at UCLA (1/3) ... two points and three rebounds at Washington State (1/19) ... four points and an assist versus No. 14/23 Arizona State (1/24) ... seven points, three rebounds and an assist against Arizona (1/26) ... tied career high with five rebounds to go with seven points off a 3-of-4 shooting performance at Colorado (2/2) ... career-high 19 points off 7-of-12 shooting to go with three assists at Oregon (2/8) ... knocked down six of her seven shots for 14 points against Washington State (2/14) with five rebounds and four assists ... eight points, five rebounds and two assists at Arizona (2/21) ... team-high 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting with career-high three steals at ASU (2/23) ... 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in USC and UCLA homestand (2/27-3/2) ... five points and two steals versus Washington (3/6) ... four points and four boards against Oregon State (3/7).

Nawahine's 2013-14 Game-By-Game Statistics

High School: 2012-13 Gatorade Utah Girls Basketball Player of the Year … Salt Lake Tribune Prep Female Athlete of the Year … Deseret News Ms. Basketball … Valley Player of the Year … led Springville HS to a 4A state championship with an undefeated season (25-0) … 18.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 2.6 assists per game as a senior … 40 percent three-point shooter … MVP of the state tournament … all-star game … 2013 Region 8 MVP … two-time all-state … led Springville High School to the state championship game in 2012, scoring 91 points with 27 three-pointers in the state tournament … averaged 18 points, eight rebounds and three steals per game … moved from California to Utah before her junior year … has also participated in track and volleyball.

Personal: Daughter of Hank and Eve Nawahine … has six brother and two sisters … grandfather Bill Cravens played football at Utah (1960-62) … sister of former teammate Valerie Nawahine, who played for the Utes from 2013-15 … cousin of current teammate Wendy Anae … pronounced MUH-lea NOW-uh-HE-nay.

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