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Castro never gave up

In August 2013, there was a buzz when a top commitment arrived at the Warriors’ training camp at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. As a Vista Murrieta High senior in 2012, Jeremy Castro received a 4-star rating from Scout.com. Rivals.com rated Castro as the nation’s No. 17 weak-side defensive end and California’s No. 40 overall prospect. […]
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5 days ago

Allen, Purchase help Hawaii top Fullerton in OT, 64-58

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen scored 21 points and Jack Purchase hit two 3-pointers in overtime to lead Hawaii to a 64-58 win over Cal State-Fullerton on Saturday night. Purchase drained a trey 14 seconds into the extra session when Sherriff Drammeh found him in the left corner. The Titans were within one when Drammeh found Purchase again to make it 54-50 with 2:32 to play. Gibson...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for the second half of the NBA season

Now that the All-Star Game is a thing of the past, NBA teams are looking forward to the unofficial start of the second half. It will begin with the trade deadline this week, which will surely impact how the playoff race plays out moving forward.But there’s a whole heck of a lot more to look at when checking in on the top storylines for the second half of the NBA season.Will the...
Via Sportsnaut
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawaii rolls to 82-61 win over Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Noah Allen hit five 3-pointers and finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead Hawaii to an 82-61 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Gibson Johnson added 14 points and Jack Purchase had 13 with eight boards for Hawaii, which shot 51 percent from the field and was 13 of 23 from long range to snap a two-game skid. Hawaii (13-13...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

The long-term gains of being in the LeBron business

When LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, Dan Gilbert's franchise went from breaking even most seasons with an expensive payroll, and luxury tax on top of that, to turning a profit of $33 million during the 10-11 season. Despite being in a financially limited small market, The LeBron Economy was kept in place for that first season without him with Quicken Loans Arena...
Via RealGM - NBA
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Nelson scores 29, UC Irvine cruises past Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) Luke Nelson had 16 of his season-high 29 points in the second half and UC Irvine cruised to a 72-58 win over Hawaii on Saturday night. Nelson was 6 of 10 from 3-point range, Ioannis Dimakopoulos added 11 points and Jonathan Galloway grabbed 11 boards to go with four points. The Anteaters (15-12, 8-3 Big West) moved alone into second place in the conference standings...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen scores 21, Hawaii defeats Cal Poly 74-65

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Hawaii defeated Cal Poly 74-65 on Thursday night for its fourth-straight win. Gibson Johnson added 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Rainbow Warriors (12-11, 6-4 Big West), who never trailed. Allen had 13 points in the first half when Hawaii led 38-31. Victor Joseph had two 3-pointers and Jakub Niziol...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

The Cavaliers shouldn't trade Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony or anyone else

There's a very good reason LeBron James was so vehement in his denial of trade rumors between the Cavaliers and Knicks:The only way the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony is if the entire organization is drunk on an institutional level.We're talking "rum in the morning coffee, vodka tonic for lunch, highball for happy hour," drunk. "Out on your feet, three...
Via FOX Sports
February 07, 2017

Allen scores 34 points, leads Hawaii over CS Northridge

LOS ANGELES (AP) Noah Allen matched a career-high with 34 points to lead Hawaii to a 76-72 victory over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night for its sixth straight win in the series. Allen was 11 of 17 from the field and made four 3-pointers. He also scored 34 points against UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 28. Brocke Stepteau and Jack Purchase added nine points apiece for Hawaii ...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawaii opens big lead, holds off UC Riverside 72-63

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Jack Purchase and Sheriff Drammeh scored 15 points apiece, Brocke Stepteau had 14 and Hawaii defeated UC Riverside 72-63 on Thursday night after losing most of a 20-point halftime lead. Hawaii scored 19-straight points and closed the first half on a 25-1 run to lead 38-18. The Rainbow Warriors made 7 of 11 3-pointers and 15 of 27 shots overall in the first...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen's 30, Green's 3 lift Hawaii over CS Northridge 80-77

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen scored a career-high 30 points and Leland Green drained a 3-pointer from the corner as Hawaii edged Cal State Northridge 80-77 on Wednesday night in a game that saw 22 lead changes. With the score knotted at 77 and the clock winding down, Hawaii's Brocke Stepteau brought the ball up court but stalled near half court, finally driving into the paint, cutting...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawaii hits 9 3s in 1st half, beats Delaware State 77-66

HONOLULU (AP) Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help Hawaii beat Delaware State 77-66 on Thursday night. Purchase made Hawaii's sixth 3-pointer of the first half with 9:38 left for a 24-19 lead and the Rainbow Warriors took their first double-digit lead with less than two minutes left on Ido Flaisher's putback. Hawaii had a 41-27 lead at the break after...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii finishes 7th in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Hawaii snapped a four-game losing streak with a 60-46 victory over Southern Mississippi in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday. Hawaii went on a 10-0 run to stretch its lead to 21 points midway through the second half as Southern Miss went scoreless for five-plus minutes. Gibson...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies to beat Middle Tennessee 52-35 in Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns and Hawaii overcame an early deficit to beat Middle Tennessee 52-35 in the Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night. The Rainbow Warriors (7-7) amassed 500 yards of total offense and their highest-scoring output this season to end the year on a three-game winning streak. Brown completed 20 of 30 passes without an interception...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Hawaii Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. Pregame rituals are a staple of...
Via Yardbarker
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Princeton beats Hawaii 75-62 in Pearl Harbor Invitational

HONOLULU (AP) Steven Cook scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Princeton over Hawaii 75-62 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Wednesday night. Cook was 7 of 14 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Spencer Weisz added 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting for Princeton (3-4), which shot 26 of 56 from the floor for 46 percent, and made 13 of 15 free throws. Henry Caruso...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii cruises to 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

HONOLULU (AP) Gibson Johnson scored 13 points to lead Hawaii to a 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday night. Jack Purchase and Matthew Owies added 11 points apiece for Hawaii (4-3), which has won two of its last three games since a 15-point loss to then No. 5 North Carolina on Nov. 18. Larry Lewis Jr. had 10 points, and Sheriff Drammeh had five assists and chipped...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns throws 5 TDs; Hawaii holds off UMass 46-40

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown passed for 311 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions on Saturday night and Hawaii beat Massachusetts 46-40 to become bowl eligible in the regular season finale for both teams. Brown threw the go-ahead TD pass 56 yards to Keelan Ewaliko, capping the scoring with 3:52 left in the game. Hawaii (6-7) missed the extra-point conversion. UMass (2-10) reached...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen has 24 as Hawaii defeats Hawaii Hilo 86-55

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen had 16 of his career-high 24 in the first half and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Hawaii to an 86-55 win over Hawaii-Hilo on Tuesday night. Allen finished 9 of 14 from the field with six 3-pointers. Sheriff Drammeh added 16 points, Gibson Johnson had 14 with eight rebounds and Brocke Stepteau had 11 with seven assists for the Rainbow Warriors (3-2). Hawaii...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii edges Florida Atlantic 64-63 in Rainbow Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Gibson Johnson scored the game-winner with 6.3 seconds left to lead Hawaii to a 64-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday morning in the Rainbow Classic. Johnson scored the final five points for Hawaii and finished with 13. Noah Allen led the Rainbow Warriors (2-1) with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Sheriff Drammeh added 13 points. Ronald Delph led FAU (0-3) with...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii coach has benches removed at halftime of loss

As a football coach, sometimes your team is simply outclassed in every way and there’s very little you can do about it. Nobody told that to Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich, though. With his team down 35-3 at home to Boise State at halftime on Saturday, Rolovich had the sideline benches removed, leaving a few players to sit in pithy little folding chairs when not on the field, while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Owens, Crosby help New Mexico beat Hawaii 28-21

HONOLULU (AP) Tyrone Owens ran for 102 yards and a score, Lee Crosby returned a fumble for a touchdown and New Mexico beat Hawaii 28-21 on Saturday night for its third straight win. Daniel Henry forced a fumble by Diocemy Saint Juste which Crosby scooped up and returned 46 yards to cap the scoring with 8:53 to play. Richard McQuarley scored on a 1-yard run and Teriyon Gipson had...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown, Kemp lead Hawaii to 34-27 win over AFA in 2 OTs

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Dru Brown threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Kemp on the first play of the second overtime and Hawaii beat Air Force 34-27 on Saturday to end the Falcons' 15-game home winning streak. Jalen Rogers intercepted a Nate Romine pass on fourth down to seal it for the Rainbow Warriors, who won consecutive road games for the first time since 2010. Brown...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown, Saint Juste help Hawaii beat Nevada 38-17

HONOLULU (AP) Dru Brown threw two touchdown passes, Diocemy Saint Juste had a career-high 205 yards rushing and Hawaii beat Nevada 38-17 night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. Brown completed 15 of 18 passes for 222 yards and Metuisela `Unga had two touchdown receptions for Hawaii (2-3), which piled up season highs of 344 yards rushing and 566...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dawkins, Taylor lead Arizona to rout of Hawaii

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Brandon Dawkins made the most of another start for injured Anu Solomon, especially in the first half.The Arizona redshirt sophomore ran for three touchdowns and passed for another, all in the first two quarters, and the Wildcats wrapped up nonconference play with a 47-28 victory over Hawaii on Saturday night.With Solomon out with a knee injury for the second straight...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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