Madut, Colina to pursue pro dreams after this season

Two University of Hawaii basketball juniors — guard Junior Madut and center Mate Colina — have decided to pursue pro aspirations and not return for their senior seasons in 2022-23.

Both are scheduled to earn bachelor’s degrees in May.

Madut, who was born in South Sudan and reared in Australia, will his explore his basketball options.

Colina, who grew up in Australia, already signed a future contract to play footie for the Richmond Tigers of the Australian Football League. Colina said he will focus on his Australian rules football training following the end of the Rainbow Warriors’ season.


  1. Da Punchbowl Kid February 21, 2022 10:52 am

    Foist baybee! Stephen thank goodness you’re back!


  2. SteveM February 21, 2022 11:06 am

    Welcome back, ST!

  3. Stephen Tsai February 21, 2022 11:14 am

    DPK, SteveM
    Nice to be back.

  4. Bulla February 21, 2022 11:45 am

    Blessings Always🙏🏻❤️ to all

  5. wafan February 21, 2022 11:49 am

    To 10! Yahoo, Mr. Tsai!!!

  6. Stephen Tsai February 21, 2022 12:57 pm

    Hi, Bulla and wafan.

  7. jm2375 February 21, 2022 1:36 pm

    Welcome back!!
    I missed the blog.

  8. Da Punchbowl Kid February 21, 2022 2:54 pm

    Good luck to Madut and Colina! Mahalo for being Bows!

  9. Stephen Tsai February 21, 2022 6:14 pm

    It’s been a minute, as the kids like to say.
    So, it’s baseball at Les Murakami Stadium tonight.

  10. Stephen Tsai February 21, 2022 6:16 pm

    So, while I’m cleaning up at home, I found a bunch of 2007 media guides. Anyone want ’em, let me know. I’ll even throw in a pack of Clorox wipes.

  11. Jason February 21, 2022 6:59 pm

    Who would want a 2007 media guide, it’s not like that was a memorable year or anything.

    Kidding, of course! I even purchased a Phil Steele guide that year, thinking it would be a special season. Fond memories…

    Speaking of fond memories, remember the blog? That used to be a thing. 🤣

  12. Da Punchbowl Kid February 21, 2022 7:20 pm

    Meanwhile, back at the BraddaHood:

    The Warriors gather! Mahalo recruits and coaches!

  13. Stephen Tsai February 21, 2022 7:57 pm

    Blog? What sort of relic is that?

  14. iwonderwhytheyhateme February 21, 2022 8:08 pm

    Welcome back ST! Wishing you all the best.


  15. HawaiiMongoose February 21, 2022 10:12 pm

    Hey ST, awesome to have you back! We’ve missed you!

    Can you share anything about what’s happening with Jerome Desrosiers? As you know he’s scheduled to join Junior and Mate in being recognized on Senior Night. Just wondering whether that means UH is still waiting to hear back from the NCAA on his petition for another year of eligibility or if it means the possibility of playing one more season is no longer on the table.

  16. al February 22, 2022 1:03 am

    Wow. I must have been sleeping for years.
    This is just cause for a celebration,
    Hmmmm. Perhaps a Cattle Call is in order?

    You in?

  17. Da Punchbowl Kid February 22, 2022 8:22 am

    Al, will there be food? If there is food, count me in!

  18. al February 22, 2022 3:01 pm

    Ask a silly question.

  19. al February 22, 2022 3:06 pm

    For me, Madut should wait a year before considering a pro career.

    He needs to work on his shot, handles, defense, and BB IQ.

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