Court Sense

Expanded coverage of Rainbow Warriors basketball, including practice notes,
game analysis, recruiting info and observations on the Big West Conference.


UH scoops up Brandon Thomas

by Brian McInnis on May 26, 2017

Outside shooting came and went for the Hawaii basketball team in 2016-17. Its ho-hum 32.5 percent team accuracy on 3-pointers was sixth among nine Big West Conference members, and was especially felt at times given that UH runs a four-out offense. The Rainbow Warriors hope their latest addition will make them a touch more deadly […]

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Up next: Jaaron Stallworth

by Brian McInnis on May 15, 2017

Yuba College point guard Jaaron Stallworth could soon be Hawaii’s first commit of the spring.

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Alberts at the plate

by Brian McInnis on May 10, 2017

Gonzaga transfer Bryan Alberts, a 6-foot-5 guard, is the latest player to be courted in person at the Manoa campus by Hawaii basketball this spring signing period. Word is he arrived today. Alberts is a tantalizing prospect, given he has size, played on a great team (the Bulldogs, in case you forgot, were the national […]

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UH makes run at Myles Johnson

by Brian McInnis on May 5, 2017

UH basketball is making a run at Long Beach Poly big man Myles Johnson.

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Exercise in patience

by Brian McInnis on April 20, 2017

So, to state the obvious, it hasn’t been a gangbusters start to the spring signing period for the Hawaii basketball team. There have been no official announcements yet (the period began on April 12 and runs through May 17), nor any known commitments — although it sounds like the Rainbow Warriors might be close to something […]

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Bringing in the guards

by Brian McInnis on April 15, 2017

UH, which has four scholarships to hand out, is hosting two guards early in the spring signing period.

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Taking stock

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by Brian McInnis on April 13, 2017

Hawaii basketball is up to four early player departures this spring.

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Banquet pivot

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by Brian McInnis on April 12, 2017

In a sense, the 2017 UH basketball postseason banquet was a pivot from past to future.

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Owies gets release

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by Brian McInnis on April 7, 2017

Point guard Matt Owies has been released from the program.

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JUCO center to visit

by Brian McInnis on April 5, 2017

Casper College (Wyo.) center Colin Russell will take an official visit to Hawaii this weekend, sources confirmed. Word is the 6-foot-10 (or 6-foot-9), 224-pound Russell is the first visitor of the spring. Russell, who averaged 9.1 points and 4.8 rebounds in 14.6 minutes per game for the Thunderbirds in 2016-17, would fill a need up […]

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