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Eagles send Brizer on secret scouting trip to Hawaii…

And you thought our GateKeeper went to Hawaii for mere pleasure? Think again. GK Brizer was all about football business this past week as he scoured the Hawaiian islands for prospects. He gathered metrics on draft-eligible players who spent their college careers in our 50th state. Most of Brizer’s reports for the Eagles are classified as top-secret. And most of the prospects he...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara Fan Rushes Court To Confront Hawaii Coach (Video)

The University of Hawaii took on UC Santa Barbara on Friday night in Santa Barbara, and a wild UCSB fan decided to rush the court on his own and attempt to intimidate Hawaii coach Gib Arnold. It all went down when Hawaii’s Brandon Spearman was assessed a technical foul, and Arnold came on the floor to argue. That set something off in the mind of the UC Santa Barbara fan, who thought...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UCSB Fan angrily confronts Hawaii coach

A UC Santa Barbara fan ran out on the court Thursday night during a stoppage in play and angrily confronted the Hawaii coaching staff, the third time in a month a college basketball fan has come into violent contact with a player or coach. The man, who wore a royal blue UC Santa Barbara Class of 2014 T-Shirt, was later arrested after being quickly ushered off the court during the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UCSB fan confronts Hawaii coach, gets pushed away by player

Hawaii coach Gib Arnold had just received a technical foul, and then things turned very weird during Thursday night’s game with UC Santa Barber. A crazed fan came rushing onto the court during the first-half, confronting the coach and cursing in his face.  Lucky, before anything else escalated, a Hawaii player, Christian Standhardinger, pushed away the fan. The Gaucho’s would...
Via Diehardsport
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Standhardinger leads Hawaii past UC Davis 86-77

Christian Standhardinger scored 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Hawaii cruised to an 86-77 victory over UC Davis on Saturday night. Isaac Fotu, who came into the game ranked 11th nationally in field goal percentage (.600), added 18 points - on 8-of-12 shooting - and 11 rebounds for Hawaii. Garrett Nevels scored 11 points, Brandon Spearman 10 and Keith Shamburger had eight assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Irvine shuts down Hawaii for 60-56 overtime win

Mamadou Ndiaye had 11 points Thursday night to lead UC Irvine to an overtime victory at Hawaii 60-56. The 7-foot-6 Ndiaye also anchored the Anteaters (18-9, 9-2 Big West) defensive interior that held Hawaii (18-8, 7-5) without a field goal for the final 7:59. After Keith Shamburger pulled Hawaii within 56-54 on two free throws with 1:25 left in overtime, Irvine made four straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fotu leads Hawaii past CS Fullerton 83-80

Isaac Fotu scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half as Hawaii won its fourth consecutive road game - for the first time since the 1971-72 season - beating Cal State Fullerton 83-80 Saturday night. Garrett Nevels hit a 3 with 1:03 remaining, giving Hawaii an 81-78 lead. Alex Harris made a pair of free throws 8 seconds later to make it a one-point game. Nevels pushed the Rainbow...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Standhardinger, Hawaii beat UC Riverside 87-76

Christian Standhardinger scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Hawaii never trailed in an 87-76 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night. Chris Patton's layup with 10:26 pulled the Highlanders within one, but Standhardinger scored six points during a 10-0 Hawaii (17-7, 6-4 Big West) spurt over the next 2 1/2 minutes. A 3 by Brandon Spearman with just more than 5 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii Warriors season preview

Norm Chow will return as head coach of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors despite his disappointing 1-11 record in 2013. The 67-year-old Chow enters his third season in Honalulu and has brought in Kevin Clune from Utah State to serve as defensive coordinator.  The Rainbow Warriors are recovering from the death of running back Willis Wilson, who drowned last November in the ocean while...
Via College Football Universe
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fotu's 26 leads Hawaii past Cal Poly 69-60

Isaac Fotu scored 16 of his 26 points in the second half as Hawaii handed Cal Poly its fourth consecutive loss Saturday night, 69-60. Fotu, who came into the game leading the Big West Conference in field goal percentage (.608), connected on 10 of 13 field goals and 6 of 8 free throws. Hawaii (16-7, 5-4 Big West), which trailed for the majority of the first half, used a 13-3 run...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara defeats Hawaii 75-64

Alan Williams scored 20 points and gathered 17 rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara over Hawaii 75-64 on Thursday. UC Santa Barbara (15-6, 6-2) kept pace atop the Big West, matching UC Irvine's win earlier in the night. Michael Bryson added 18 points while Taran Brown had 13. Hawaii (15-7, 4-4) was led by Isaac Fotu with 17 points. Christian Standhardinger had 15 and Brandon Spearman...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii pulls away from CS Northridge, 77-63

Isaac Fotu scored 20 points to help Hawaii pull away from Cal State Northridge for a 77-63 win Saturday night. The game was tied at 47-47 with 12 minutes left to play. Brandon Spearman scored seven of his 15 points and Christian Standhardinger scored all six of his points in Hawaii's drive to the finish. An All Big West first-teamer, Standhardinger averages 18.2 points per game...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawaii-UC Irvine features two game-tying buzzer beaters

UC Irvine's Alex Young and Hawaii's Keith Shamburger both nailed buzzer-beating three-pointers yesterday. Shamburger's off-balance throw, however, sent the game into overtime and should be watched many, many times... The Rainbow Warriors go on to win in OT, 90-86.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies for a 90-86 win over UC Irvine

Isaac Fotu scored 30 points and Hawaii closed out overtime on a 7-0 run to give the Warriors a 90-86 win over UC Irvine on Saturday. Keith Shamburger added 17 points and 11 assists for Hawaii (14-5, 3-2 Big West) and his 3-pointer at the end of regulation sent the game into overtime, tied at 78. Alex Young led six UC Irvine (13-8, 4-1) players in double figures with 14 points....
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Standhardinger, Hawaii race past UC Davis 90-73

Christian Standhardinger had 22 points with 10 rebounds and Isaac Fotu added 20 points to propel Hawaii past UC Davis 90-73 Thursday night. The Warriors (13-5, 2-2 Big West) erased an early 15-8 deficit, storming ahead with a 20-5 run. UC Davis pulled within four, but a quick 7-0 surge capped by a Keith Shamburger 3-pointer gave Hawaii a 45-34 halftime advantage. Trailing by 20...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brenden Daley, LB, Hawaii

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Brenden Daley, LB, Hawaii How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Out of high school I was heavily recruited by UCLA, Utah, Fresno State. I took an official visit to the University of Oregon. How did you come to make your college decision? After receiving my AA […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brenden Daley, LB...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii races past UC Riverside in100-69 rout

Christian Standhardinger scored 27 points as Hawaii tuned its Big West Conference home opener into a rout, racing past California Riverside 100-69 Saturday night The Rainbow Warriors raced to a 15-1 lead in the opening minutes. Standhardinger and Brandon Spearman each scored 15 first-half points as Hawaii built a 56-30 halftime advantage. Hawaii (12-5, 1-2 Big West) got 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eversley, Cal Poly cruise past Hawaii 77-65

Chris Eversley had 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Cal Poly raced past Hawaii 77-65 in a Big West Conference opener for both teams Thursday night. The Mustangs (5-9, 1-0) jumped out to an early 21-6 lead as Kyle Odister hit two 3-pointers and added a layup. Hawaii (11-4, 0-1) closed the first half on a 12-3 run sparked by 3-pointers from Brandon Spearman and Garret...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii rallies to defeat Nebraska-Omaha 77-73

Christian Standhardinger and Keith Shamburger combined to score six points in the final 1:38 as Hawaii rallied for a 77-73 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night. Hawaii (11-3) took its first lead of the second half after three free throws with 53 seconds remaining. The Warriors made 6 of 8 free throws in the final minute to seal the comeback. Isaac Fotu scored Hawaii's first...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Standhardinger leads Hawaii by Norfolk State 77-66

Christian Standhardinger scored 29 points, 20 in the second half, and Garrett Nevels added 21 as Hawaii turned back Norfolk State 77-66 on Monday. The Rainbow Warriors (10-3), who have won eight of their last nine games, made 20 of 28 free throws, including 12 of 14 by Stanhardinger. Nevels knocked down 4 of 5 3-pointers and matched Standhardinger's eight rebounds. The Spartans...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawaii takes fifth place; beats Oregon State with 2nd-half surge

Isaac Fotu scored 17 points as Hawaii beat Oregon State 79-73 in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic Wednesday. Garrett Nevels had 16, Christian Standhardinger 15 and Brandon Spearman added 14 for the Rainbow Warriors (9-3). Spearman also grabbed 10 rebounds and Keith Shamburger chipped in with nine points, 10 assists and six rebounds. Hawaii, which led by as many...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawaii takes 5th place; beats Oregon State 79-73

Isaac Fotu led four players scored in double figures with 17 points as Hawaii beat Oregon State 79-73 in the fifth place game of the Diamond Head Classic Wednesday. Garrett Nevels had 16, Christian Standhardinger 15 and Brandon Spearman added 14 for the Rainbow Warriors (9-3). Spearman also grabbed 10 rebounds and Keith Shamburger chipped in with nine points, 10 assists and six...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawaii nips St. Mary's in thriller 76-74

Christian Standhardinger made a 14-foot baseline jumper with 1.4 seconds left as Hawaii beat Saint Mary's 76-74 in a thrilling consolation semifinal of the Diamond Head Classic on Monday. Standhardinger scored 14 of his game-high 22 in the first half and three other players scored in double-figures for the Rainbow Warriors (8-3). Isaac Fotu scored 13 points, Brandon Spearman...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Stefan Jankovic transferring to Hawaii

Mizzou logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Stefan Jankovic has made it official. He is transferring to Hawaii. Jankovic told me, he was impressed with his visit there last week. Stef enjoyed a great conversation with the coach about his future role. Jankovic said he decided on Hawaii, “because of the opportunity to come in and play.” Jankovic will have a familiar guard on the roster...
Via STLSportsMinute
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawaii comeback beats Chaminade, 94-84 on Kauai

Christian Standhardinger matched his career high, scoring 31 points in leading Hawaii to a 94-84 win over Division II-Chaminade, at Kauai High School on the island of Kauai Saturday night. Standhardinger's 31 points are a season high. Chaminade raced to a 13-point lead at 25-12 with 12 minutes left in the half. Keith Shamburger sparked a Hawaii comeback with a pair of 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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