Court Sense

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

Gib Arnold presser transcript

by Brian McInnis on October 31, 2014

The transcript of Gib Arnold’s 20-minute press conference at his Kailua home on Thursday, Oct. 30.


Taylor, players’ press conference transcript

by Brian McInnis on October 30, 2014

A transcript of press conferences by acting head coach Benjy Taylor and players Garrett Nevels and Aaron Valdes.


Arnold out β€” now what?

by Brian McInnis on October 28, 2014

I’m sure by now everyone has heard the news that Hawaii basketball head coach Gib Arnold and assistant coach Brandyn Akana have been removed from their positions by the university. Associate head coach Benjy Taylor is now the acting head coach, effective immediately. It’s unclear how long he will hold that position. The team engaged […]


Scrimmage breakdown 10/25

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by Brian McInnis on October 26, 2014

A statistical breakdown of UH basketball’s intrasquad scrimmage on Oct. 25 in Klum Gym.


Double-barreled hoops updates

by Brian McInnis on October 23, 2014

It was an eventful morning where basketball news was concerned.


Arnold responds to report

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by Brian McInnis on October 22, 2014

On Wednesday after practice, Hawaii coach Gib Arnold responded to a Star-Advertiser report that UH could come down with self-imposed sanctions on the men’s basketball program in the near future.


Slammis takes the court

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by Brian McInnis on October 22, 2014

Hawaii 6-foot-6 freshman forward Sammis Reyes participated in a full practice for the first time on Tuesday, as he was cleared to play fullcourt because he’s made adequate progress healing up from a fractured pinkie toe.


Practice: Webster-Chan in, Smith out

by Brian McInnis on October 20, 2014

Full health remains elusive for the Hawaii men’s basketball team throughout this 2014-15 preseason. Yet another previously active player, point guard Quincy Smith, was in spectator mode at Monday’s practice with back soreness. However, this time the Rainbow Warriors managed to get a body back on the floor in a one-for-one swap. Swingman Negus Webster-Chan […]

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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) β€” 13 points, 3-10 […]


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.