Court Sense

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


Scrimmage stats & observations

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by Brian McInnis on October 19, 2014

Hope everyone is staying dry. Here was the scoring breakdown for Hawaii basketball players during their officiated intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday. Below is the player, their win-loss record among the four 10-minute scrimmage periods (with a different set of teammates each time), and their shooting numbers. #0 PG/SG Isaac Fleming (2-2) — 13 points, 3-10 […]

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Call the Coach rewind

by Brian McInnis on October 15, 2014

Hawaii coach Gib Arnold appeared on KKEA 1420-AM’s “Call the Coach Show” on Tuesday night at Rumours Nightclub at the Ala Moana Hotel. He’s a recap of what he said.

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MASH-ed unit

by Brian McInnis on October 13, 2014

Two days of recharge time over the weekend didn’t have a magical effect on the number of healthy bodies on the court Monday for the Hawaii men’s basketball team.

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Playing through contact

by Brian McInnis on October 11, 2014

Sophomore center Stefan Jovanovic has operated as the team’s one true big man in practices because of the team’s injury bug to its front line.

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Jawato nears full return

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by Brian McInnis on October 8, 2014

Hawaii guard Brandon Jawato, a fourth-year junior, is not far removed from a return to full action from his offseason foot and ankle rehab, judging by his progress in Wednesday’s practice.

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Rakocevic contemplates options

by Brian McInnis on October 6, 2014

Hawaii recruiting prospect Gligorije Rakocevic, who visited the Manoa campus over the weekend, indicated he doesn’t plan to make a commitment until the late signing period in the spring. He named the other schools he’s considering as Washington State, Oregon State, New Mexico and Utah.

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Focusing on the court

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by Brian McInnis on October 4, 2014

The Hawaii men’s basketball team tipped off full practices for the 2014-15 season on Saturday morning in UH’s auxiliary Gym 2.

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Easing into practices

by Brian McInnis on October 1, 2014

Besides Saturday’s Green & White scrimmage, Hawaii coach Gib Arnold said Wednesday he doesn’t plan to have a complete practice until Friday, Oct. 10, because of various player ailments.

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Valdes reigns on the beach

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by Brian McInnis on September 27, 2014

Aaron Valdes claimed Gib Arnold’s 2014 “King of the Beach” preseason conditioning title on Saturday morning at Queen’s Beach, outdoing runner-up Sammis Reyes and third-place Garrett Nevels.

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Getting close

by Brian McInnis on September 25, 2014

Where did the offseason go? The start of NCAA men’s basketball full 2014-15 practices are nearly upon us.

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