Amis could be back for Chicago State

There was some encouraging information about Hawaii senior forward Bill Amis after last night’s 72-50 win over Hawaii Pacific.

In the postgame press conference, UH coach Gib Arnold responded positively about Amis’ status recovery from his stress fracture in his right foot — even that the tri-captain could play a few minutes against Chicago State on Friday.

“He had his best workout (Saturday) with our trainer. He got some shots up without the boot, felt pretty good, didn’t have a lot of soreness,” Arnold said. “We’re even optimistic enough where maybe even (he plays against) Chicago State. That puts us at a month out (from the injury date), which was kind of the target date to begin with. If the doctors clear him, we’ll probably give him a few minutes there, then have him a little more minutes in the Diamond Head (Classic), then have him ready by WAC.”

However, Arnold was clear on what the priority was with Amis.

“Most importantly, we want him back by the WAC. So we’re not going to do anything to jeopardize that. If it’s close, we’ll hold him out.”


It was a day off from practice today as the team prepares for final exams. They’ll then have four days of practice before flying to Maui on Thursday night and playing the Cougars at the Lahaina Civic Center on Friday.


  1. Hoohiki December 12, 2010 7:07 pm

    How do we get tickets to watch the game on Maui?

  2. josh December 12, 2010 8:11 pm

    This is very good news, the team really needs Amis out on the court.

  3. JohnBoy December 12, 2010 9:19 pm

    “How do we get tickets to watch the game on Maui?”

    You buy them at the gate.

  4. greenthumb December 12, 2010 9:28 pm

    Great news about Bill Amis; he’s a valued member of this team.

  5. Eagle December 13, 2010 1:54 am

    …sounds like trainers and team physicians have a pretty good handle on managing/healing the stress fracture — [without hearing a lot, i WAS concerned that this round could worsen (to season threatening) like last year …] this sounds WAY better this time around …

    UNTIL our newbies have full-on break out games AND build some consistency (Vander Joaquim, Joston Thomas, Bobby Miles, etc.)
    Amis is the WAC Upper Half/Championship X-Factor …

    then from a full-on fun and awesome perspective, waiting for that day when the heavens open up and we keep raining threes from all angles — all shooters getting their season strokes … [like when we used to burn TULSA @ Tulsa for WAC Championships …]

    Looking for a Good “Road” Phase 2 warm-up with Chi-State and then making some waves in DH Classic … maybe POSTING NOTICE !

    OC-16 and K-5 ? At last a one-camera shoot from Maui ?

Comments are closed.