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‘Bows clamp down on Allman, Fullerton

By Brian McInnis on January 10, 2019

Two opponents have scored 40 points against Hawaii in a Big West game at the Stan Sheriff Center. The first to do it, UC Davis guard Corey Hawkins, did it on just 14 shots from the field in an 11-point Aggies road win in 2013, his sophomore season. He scored 29 and 19 points on his next two visits, both Rainbow Warriors victories. The most recent 40-bomber, Cal State Fullerton guard Kyle Allman Jr., did it last year, rallying the […]

Game Day: UH vs. Fullerton

By Stephen Tsai on January 9, 2019

UH and Cal State Fullerton open Big West play tonight in the Stan Sheriff Center. Here’s the skinny on the Titans: >> The Titans are 4-10, but they’ve played the seventh-toughest pre-conference schedule. Their 10 losses have come against teams with a combined 105-40. “One of the tough parts about going to the NCAA Tournament (last year) having four of five starters back, nobody wants to come play you at your place,” CSUF coach Dedrique Taylor said. “We had to […]

Day of the dedications

By Brian McInnis on January 9, 2019

It was a 2-for-1 special Wednesday morning at the Manoa lower campus. Two brand-new facilities upgrades received Native Hawaiian blessings and dedications essentially at the same time (they were back-to-back). Hawaii baseball got its new locker room — re-branded a clubhouse — at Les Murakami Stadium, and the UH basketball teams can say their Gym II practice facility is officially open for business. Check out the new #HawaiiBSB locker room. 😶 pic.twitter.com/PzIgVvA8mx — Brian McInnis (@Brian_McInnis) January 9, 2019 The […]

Warrior Beat: Hoops captains

By Stephen Tsai on January 5, 2019

Call me a paleontologist because here’s some old news: Brocke Stepteau and Drew Buggs are this season’s basketball captains. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I missed the news. But both are good players with tremendous leadership qualities.

Warrior Beat: Curran update

By Stephen Tsai on January 1, 2019

Representatives for Bobby Curran have been assured that UH’s radio play-by-play announcer will not be charged over an incident that occurred last week. Curran, 63, was arrested following a confrontation with his 15-year-old son. His attorney termed it as an argument that escalated into a wrestling match. There were no reported serious injuries. Curran said he will discuss the matter at 7:30 a.m. Thursday during his daily radio show on KKEA 1420-AM. Curran, who has been on vacation for more […]

UH resolves to keep it rolling into 2019

By Brian McInnis on December 31, 2018

Happy New Year, all. The Hawaii basketball team concluded its nonconference schedule in reasonably successful fashion, going 2-1 in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic and surviving a challenge from Alabama A&M in the nonleague finale on Saturday. So how does UH’s 9-5 record stack up to the rest of the Big West? As you’ll recall, the Rainbow Warriors were picked to finish sixth in the nine-team league in the preseason of 2018-19. Besides highly successful nonconference runs for UC […]

Stansberry talks the talk against Alabama A&M

By Brian McInnis on December 29, 2018

Eddie Stansberry shot the shot. He proved he could talk the talk, too. Perhaps inspired by the return of chatterbox teammate Sheriff Drammeh, the usually mild-mannered Stansberry exchanged some good-natured smack talk with Alabama A&M players late in Hawaii’s 71-63 win over the Bulldogs to close out nonconference play with a 9-5 record. The junior college transfer had career highs of 26 points and six 3-pointers. In the final minutes, he and Jack Purchase combined to squelch a 9-0 AAMU […]

Game Day: UH vs. Alabama A&M

By Stephen Tsai on December 29, 2018

The Rainbow Warriors wrap up their pre-conference schedule with tonight’s game against Alabama A&M. For the ‘Bows, this game will lead to a much-needed period of practices and rest. As head coach Eran Ganot noted, not many student-athletes have played on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. The Bulldogs have struggled the past several years. They finished last among 351 Division I teams the previous two seasons. They are 1-11 this season — they upset Tulane a week ago — and 6-66 […]