Court Sense

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

A Purchase for the future

by Brian McInnis on June 21, 2015

Not only will Jack Purchase potentially provide something for three years after he redshirts — his shooting and passing are said to be his greatest assets, especially for his size — he marks the first in what Ganot hopes will be a long line of Australians eager to join the program in seasons to come.

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Tar Heels coming in 2016

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by Brian McInnis on June 18, 2015

It’s official: Hawaii will host North Carolina at the Stan Sheriff Center in 2016 prior to the Tar Heels’ participation in the Maui Invitational. When they meet Nov. 16, 2016, at the Sheriff, it will have been nearly 22 years since the last time the teams played.


Rozitis issues statement

by Brian McInnis on June 6, 2015

Former Hawaii center Davis Rozitis, who was mentioned in the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations against UH and in UH’s subsequent response, issued a statement in defense of himself and former coach Gib Arnold on Saturday.


Sai Tummala Q&A

by Brian McInnis on June 5, 2015

A Q&A with recent Hawaii commit Sai Tummala and his former coach at Salt Lake Community College, Todd Philips.

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Tummala commits to UH

by Brian McInnis on June 3, 2015

Former Arizona State forward Sai Tummala has given an oral commitment to Hawaii and coach Eran Ganot, per sources.


Avea visits UH hoops

by Brian McInnis on May 31, 2015

Hawaii hosted former Kahuku multi-sport athlete Samuta Avea on a visit over the weekend.


Going camping

by Brian McInnis on May 29, 2015

Eran Ganot’s inaugural camp runs June 4-7 (Thursday through Sunday) at the UH athletics complex between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at a cost of $250. It’s for boys and girls ages 6-17 and of all skill levels. Registration is open through the start of camp.

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Staffing up

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by Brian McInnis on May 24, 2015

Hawaii coach Eran Ganot reflected on his newly completed staff with the addition of Chris Acker as assistant coach.

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Response fallout

by Brian McInnis on May 17, 2015

The University of Hawaii’s official response to the NCAA’s notice of allegations was filed and made public on Friday.
Former coach Gib Arnold, meanwhile, hasn’t yet made any public comments detailing his official response, although his attorney James Bickerton has indicated that the overriding theme will be contesting just about all aspects of UH’s version of events.

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Canda, Ganot Q&A

by Brian McInnis on May 12, 2015

Bryce Canda and Eran Ganot talked about the Central Wyoming College guard’s addition to the UH program.

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