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Home game against UH-Hilo added to 2015-16 schedule

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One more game has been added to the 2015-16 schedule for the University of Hawai’i basketball team.

The Warriors will host Hawai’i-Hilo on December 8 at the Stan Sheriff Center, according to an updated schedule on www.hawaiiathletics.com. There were previous reports of a game between the Warriors and Vulcans to be played on the Big Island, but logistics apparently could not be worked out.

Instead, the Warriors will now play a total of 29 regular-season games, including 20 home games in the Sheriff Center. This does not include Thursday’s exhibition game against Chaminade at the Sheriff Center.

The Warriors defeated the Vulcans, 89-71, in the Sheriff Center last season, with Aaron Valdes scoring 31 points and Roderick Bobbitt (12 points, 10 assists, 10 steals) recording just the second triple-double in UH basketball history.

No information was immediately available for season ticket holders who may have already received their ticket packages before the UH-Hilo game was added.

5 Comments

  1. Glad to hear fans will have another opportunity to see the team play at home. Even though the game is on a Tuesday night, it fills in what would otherwise be a 10-day gap with no men’s or women’s hoops being played at the SSC.

  2. Nice hawaii fans get to see UH MBB team at SSC 20 times
    Chance to build up wins
    Hope good crowds

  3. 2014-15 MBB schedule:
    RBC at SSC:
    Arkansas Pine Bluff- UH W.. 11/14/14
    Cal Bakersfield – W…11/15/14
    High Point (espn2 )- L…11/17/14
    UH Hilo at SSC – W…11/19/14
    Pitt on Maui- W…11/21/14…. off island, away from SSC.. that great win for Benjy and the guys.. national recognition for the win..
    Gulf Coast Showcase(Florida)
    San Francisco- L…11/24/14.. very exhausted UH MBB team flying directly to Florida after Maui Pitt game..
    Marist – W(Benjy benched Fleming)…11/25/14
    East Carolina -W(Benjy benched Fleming)…11/26/14…..An INCREDIBLE 8 games in thirteen days.. no wonder were tired..
    Delaware St. at SSC – W…12/2/14
    BYU in Salt Lake City Utah- L… 12/6/14 quick 4 day turnaround from Hawaii back to Utah..Hawaii in beginning was keeping pace..exhausted and BYU got hot from 3 in corned and ran away at the end..
    Chaminade home team at Blaisdell- W…12/19/14
    DHC
    12/22/14(short 3 day return to Hawaii from Utah) Nebraska- W
    12/23/14 Wichita State ranked.. -L
    12/25/14 Colorado ..W

    12 /29/14 Southern- W..
    12/30/14 Prarie View – W…
    BWC regular Season
    8-8 record
    BWC tournament
    2-1
    lost in championship game to UC Irvine..first time BWC championship game in MBB history.
    Overall record 22-13, and Benjy Taylor receives that mid year mid major coach of half season award the Hugh Durham trophy..

  4. UH MBB schedule for 2015-2016(JMO.. what do you think Manoa Baller, even without Isaac Fleming .. UH can win over 20 games with this schedule.? Last year, early part that 8 games in first 13 days across the pacific from HST to EST.. was a killer,. however they gutted it out and went 12-4, finished, I think 3rd in DHC.. amazing.. hope Eran and Bows win the DHC.. then they ready !!

    11/13/2015 Montana State Stan Sheriff Center
    11/15/2015 Coastal Carolina Stan Sheriff Center
    11/16/2015 Nevada Stan Sheriff Center
    11/22/2015 Nicholls State Stan Sheriff Center
    11/28/2015 Texas Tech Lubbock, Tex.(ONLY PRE BWC road game)
    12/2/2015 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Stan Sheriff Center
    12/8/2015 UH-Hilo Stan Sheriff Center
    12/12/2015 Hawai’i Pacific Stan Sheriff Center
    DHC-field…Aurburn, New Mexico, BYU, Harvard, Oklahoma, Washington St, Hawaii, and Northern Iowa
    12/22/2015 Northern Iowa (ESPNU) Stan Sheriff Center
    12/23/2015 Semifinal #1 (ESPNU) Stan Sheriff Center
    12/25/2015 Championship (ESPN2) Stan Sheriff Center
    ___________________________________________
    12/29/2015 Mississippi Valley State Stan Sheriff Center
    1/2/2016 Howard Stan Sheriff Center
    ____________________________________________
    BWC starts SSC 1/6/15 against Cal Poly at SSC
    start season with 3 consecutive SSC home games.
    _____________________________________________
    BWC tournament Anaheim
    3/10/15 to 3/12/15
    and on to NCAA or NIT hopefully.. !

  5. I.F. was mentioned in the story, but here’s about the others.

    “Some of the team’s younger guards have seen their roles increase as a result. Sophomore Niko Filipovich, freshman Sheriff Drammeh, redshirt freshman Brocke Stepteau and others have shouldered a greater load.

    Bobbitt, meanwhile, was termed “day to day” and sidelined Monday with an unspecified ailment, meaning the younger crop got even more looks. Walk-on Dyrbe Enos, a fourth-year junior, played with the green team at times, as did Stepteau.

    Ganot had high praise for Stepteau, a walk-on from Dallas.

    “Brocke’s been pretty consistent,” Ganot said. “He’s actually been consistently solid in all the practices. He defends, he takes care of the ball and he takes good shots. He’s really improved as a shooter. That’s pretty valuable with what we have going on right now. Someone who can spread the floor and do things right.”

    http://www.staradvertiser.com/sportspremium/sportsnewspremium/20151103_rainbows_starting_lineup_taking_shape.html?id=339750552

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