Court Sense

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


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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Final schedule breakdown

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by Brian McInnis on April 4, 2017

Now that all games for the 2016-17 season are in the books, here’s a breakdown of how UH’s full schedule rated.

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Some notes

by Brian McInnis on April 2, 2017

Everyone enjoying some March (now April) Madness? Despite an unusual Final Four composition, ultimately it was a couple of No. 1 seeds that made it to Monday’s national championship — North Carolina and Gonzaga. When UNC held off Oregon in the Final Four on Saturday, the Tar Heels became the first Hawaii opponent to reach the […]

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2016-17 season officially over

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by Brian McInnis on March 10, 2017

Hawaii’s 73-62 loss to Long Beach State in the Big West tournament first round was the definitive end to the 2016-17 season.

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Gameday: Big West quarterfinals

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by Brian McInnis on March 9, 2017

Can Hawaii be the team to win back-to-back Big West tournament titles at the Honda Center?

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Well deserved

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by Brian McInnis on March 6, 2017

Hawaii’s 2016-17 Big West postseason awards, announced Monday, were quite respectable.

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Gameday: at Long Beach State

by Brian McInnis on March 4, 2017

For the second straight season, your humble correspondent is coming to you live courtside from Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid to cap the Big West regular season. That’s thanks to the NCAA’s decision on Friday to lift UH’s postseason ban, suddenly clearing the Rainbow Warriors for the Big West tournament next week in Anaheim. I’ll […]

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UH cleared to play — How about that?

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by Brian McInnis on March 3, 2017

It’s real: UH basketball has been cleared by the NCAA to play in the postseason, and got scholarships back.

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Gameday: at UC Davis

by Brian McInnis on March 2, 2017

Hawaii’s Big West senior night tour rolls on tonight at The Pavilion in Davis, Calif.

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Final road — how long?

by Brian McInnis on February 28, 2017

It’s anyone’s guess how long the Hawaii basketball team will be gone on its final road trip of the season.

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