By Brian McInnis
Hawaii did some shuffling of its recruit visits with the spring signing day rapidly approaching. Negus Webster-Chan, a 6-7, 200-pound swingman who played for Missouri in 2012-13, is currently on an official visit to UH.
Webster-Chan, of Ontario, Canada, averaged 2.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in 15.5 minutes as a Tigers freshman, starting six of 32 contests. He connected on 16 of 59 3-pointers (27.1) percent). He'll have to sit out a year wherever he ends up, then will have three years to play three.
His requested release from Mizzou was announced on April 2, effectively giving UH and Gib Arnold his first shot to impress.
City College of San Francisco point guard Quincy Smith is currently slated to visit here next weekend, a few days after the Wednesday start to the signing period.
Meanwhile, last week's visitors Garrett Nevels and Corey Allen of Mount San Antonio College are continuing their tour of official visits. Nevels is at Morehead State this weekend while Allen is at South Florida, Mt. SAC coach Clark Maloney said Friday.
"They really enjoyed it," Maloney said of the pair's time at UH. "They really liked the direction of the program. They want something to compare it to."
Junior center Davis Rozitis is believed to still be undecided on coming back for his senior year. We'll know either way on him before too long.
Freshmen Manroop Clair and Ozren Pavlovic have been mentioned as possible departures, but no official word there just yet.
I've sensed this come up more and more lately: Is freshman Brandon Jawato on scholarship? Yes, Jawato was placed on scholarship soon after the team got back from the Warriors to Asia tour in 2011.