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Acker on way out

By Brian McInnis on June 1, 2017

It’s looking increasingly likely that UH assistant Chris Acker is taking a position at Boise State.

UH scoops up Brandon Thomas

By Brian McInnis on May 26, 2017

Outside shooting came and went for the Hawaii basketball team in 2016-17. Its ho-hum 32.5 percent team accuracy on 3-pointers was sixth among nine Big West Conference members, and was especially felt at times given that UH runs a four-out offense. The Rainbow Warriors hope their latest addition will make them a touch more deadly in that regard. Riverside Community College 6-foot-4 wing Brandon Thomas, the younger brother of UH senior forward Mike Thomas, was made official by UH on […]

Up next: Jaaron Stallworth

By Brian McInnis on May 15, 2017

Yuba College point guard Jaaron Stallworth could soon be Hawaii’s first commit of the spring.

Alberts at the plate

By Brian McInnis on May 10, 2017

Gonzaga transfer Bryan Alberts, a 6-foot-5 guard, is the latest player to be courted in person at the Manoa campus by Hawaii basketball this spring signing period. Word is he arrived today. Alberts is a tantalizing prospect, given he has size, played on a great team (the Bulldogs, in case you forgot, were the national runners-up) and is the rare graduate transfer to have two years of immediate eligibility. Sounds like he has a planned visit to Long Beach State […]

Izzo ‘smarter’ in return to Sheriff Center

By Jason Kaneshiro on November 10, 2016

Nearly 11 years have passed since Tom Izzo last coached in the Stan Sheriff Center. But the lessons of that afternoon stuck with him leading up to Michigan State’s return on Friday. In the Spartans’ last appearance in Honolulu, then fourth-ranked Michigan State lost its 2005 season-opener to Hawaii 84-62 with several players having to leave the game due to cramps. Future-NBA player Shannon Brown suffered the most severe case and had to be taken from the court on a […]

Eight doubleheaders for UH hoops teams

By Jason Kaneshiro on September 24, 2016

Compared to last season, the UH men’s and women’s basketball teams will double up on their doubleheaders in the upcoming season. The Rainbow Warriors and Rainbow Wahine are scheduled to share dates eight times this season, six times at the Stan Sheriff Center and twice more during a Big West road trip to UC Riverside and Cal State Northridge in early February. The UH teams played four regular-season doubleheaders last season, two during the nonconference schedule and two in the […]

Video: NCAA run ends for Hawaii

By Warrior World on March 20, 2016

The Hawaii men’s basketball team lost 73-60 to Maryland in the second round of the NCAA tournament.