The basketball ‘Bows’ season-opening opponent — Portland — is scheduled to arrive in town this afternoon.
The Pilots return six of their top seven players from last year, including Marcus Shaver, a guard who has spent time in Hawaii and was a one-time UH recruit. (His father has a business here.)
Hugh Hogland is a 6-10 post player from ‘Iolani School.
The Rainbow Classic opens Friday, with North Texas and Humboldt State at 4:30 p.m. and UH and Portland at 7.
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The UH football coaches have been evaluating prospects on the mainland this week. This is the recruiting period where coaches may chat with a prospect’s coaches, counselors and teachers on campus.
The Warriors are targeting some JC players who would be eligible to sign during the early period (Dec. 19-21).