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Acclimatizing

July 11th, 2014

The waiting game continues for those looking to see a new Hawaii basketball player see significant action in the College Summer League. In the meantime, some of those Rainbow Warriors have started acclimatizing to their new digs. Guard Brocke Stepteau has absorbed close to a week of island life and summer school, and his summerREAD MORE


New contract for Arnold

July 10th, 2014

This morning’s news that Hawaii coach Gib Arnold is about to be given a three-year extension (plus the possibility of one more year) is sure to turn some heads, given its timing. UH leadership felt it could not wait on it, even with the resolution of the NCAA investigation still pending. This breakdown is this:READ MORE


UH loses Harville to St. Mary's

July 6th, 2014

What was feared in some corners proved true with Hawaii commit Tyler Harville, who was to be a preferred walk-on with the Rainbow Warriors in the fall. Harville decided to enroll at Saint Mary’s instead. UH won’t get to find out — firsthand, anyway — just how deadly the diminutive guard’s shooting stroke could be.READ MORE


Just some spot action

July 6th, 2014

If anyone was hoping for a concentrated dose of projected Hawaii walk-ons Tyler Harville or Zach Buscher on Saturday, they had to walk out of the Manoa Valley District Park gym with some disappointment. Both players scored just two points off the bench (Harville for Grantco Pacific in a 108-103 win over Wealth Strategy PartnersREAD MORE


Phil Martin turns back clock

July 1st, 2014

  Phil Martin is going retro in Manoa. The 34-year-old former Hawaii Rainbow Warrior is now a family man living on Oahu and has put a professional basketball career in Italy behind him. However, that doesn’t mean he’s done with hoops entirely. Martin, now of the local fitness industry, is playing as a reserve big manREAD MORE


Right-handed layup strikes back

June 29th, 2014

It was at once impressive and highly predictable on the first night of the College Summer League on Saturday. Former Hawaii all-conference forward Christian Standhardinger barreled into the paint again and again. Everyone knew where he was headed — to the right — and yet he kept drawing fouls, kept getting the ball up onREAD MORE


Reyes no-go for summer league

June 26th, 2014

One of the three 2014-15 Hawaii men’s basketball signees, big man Sammis Reyes, will more than likely not appear in the College Summer League in Manoa, which begins on Saturday. If the Rainbow Warriors are fortunate, that’s where the disappointment will end and the Chilean will arrive on time for the fall semester. I receivedREAD MORE


2014 Summer League rosters revealed

June 18th, 2014

Expecting the bar to rise another notch was probably unrealistic. We may have been a little spoiled by level of participation of current University of Hawaii men’s basketball players in the College Summer League over the last couple of years. The numbers are down in the rosters revealed for the 38th running of the league,READ MORE


Buscher in, Hackman out, Standhardinger spars

May 29th, 2014

Hawaii seems intent on keeping its corps of walk-ons well-stocked heading into the 2014-15 season, while upping its local flair at the same time. ‘Iolani shooting guard Zach Buscher said he’s agreed to join UH in the fall as a walk-on, which will mark the first time under Gib Arnold that there will be twoREAD MORE


Good get for 'Bows

May 21st, 2014

The Hawaii men’s basketball team may have been quiet for most of the spring signing period, but the Rainbow Warriors made some noise on the final day of the period Wednesday by signing post banger Sammis Reyes of North Broward (Fla.) Prep. The 6-7, 240-pound Reyes should be of immediate help for a UH team thatREAD MORE


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