Court Sense

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


Smith injury update

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by Brian McInnis on July 26, 2015

Hawaii guard Quincy Smith exited his game vs. Electricians Hawaii on Saturday in the first half with what was apparently a dislocated finger.

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Dead-eye Valdes

by Brian McInnis on July 15, 2015

Aaron Valdes hit a whopping 11 3-pointers en route to 43 points in the College Summer League on Tuesday, July 14.

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Arnold’s coaches: Where are they now?

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by Brian McInnis on July 14, 2015

A look at the current whereabouts of the UH basketball coaches during Gib Arnold’s tenure.

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Rainbow Warriors spice up Summer League

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by Brian McInnis on July 8, 2015

The annual College Summer League in Manoa got a little more interesting on Tuesday night with the addition of several current Hawaii basketball players.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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