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Warriors unveiled at Green & White Scrimmage

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UCLA transfer Noah Allen led all players with 23 points and 10 rebounds Saturday afternoon in the University of Hawai’i’s annual Green & White Scrimmage at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Sophomore guard Sheriff Drammeh added 15 points and four assists, and freshman guard Matt Owies chipped in 11 points and six assists. The scrimmage was played in three 10-minute sessions with three NCAA officials; the “Green” and “White” squads were mixed up in different combinations for each of the three sessions.

The Scrimmage was followed by an Alumni Game featuring former UH standouts like Julian Sensley, Zane Johnson and Miah Ostrowski, along with fan favorites like Dyrbe Enos and Lance Takaki.

About 500 fans took advantage of the free admission and opportunity to get a sneak preview of the 2016-17 season.

More details, including video highlights and interviews, will be posted later.

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Here is a scrimmage recap from www.hawaiiathletics.com

HONOLULU – Fans caught their first on-court glimpse of the 2016-17 University of Hawaii men’s basketball team at the annual Green & White Scrimmage Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Three separate 10-minute periods were played with different combinations of UH players playing with and against each other. The Green team captured the first two period,s 21-14 and 26-16. The White team claimed the final period 25-20.

With 10 newcomers there was plenty of intrigue with today’s scrimmage. Senior transfer Noah Allen led all scorers, pouring in 23 points, including four three-pointers. He also corralled in a game-high 10 rebounds. Returning sophomore Sheriff Drammeh, who makes the move to point guard this season, tallied 15 points and four assists. Meanwhile, freshman Matthew Owies also showed his playmaking abilities by scoring 11 points and dishing out a team-high six assists. Tweleve of 15 players on the roster saw action with only Drew Buggs, Darryl Matthews, and Mike Thomas, not participating.

Following the game, the players and coaches made their way into the stands to show their aloha and take pictures with fans. UH then welcomed more than a dozen former Rainbow Warriors who participated in a fun-filled alumni game.

UH is back in action with an exhibition game versus BYU-Hawaii on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. The team opens the regular season on Friday, Nov. 11 with the Outrigger Rainbow Classic.

2 Comments

  1. BYUH gave UH a tough time in scrimmages the last two years, at least, i think.

  2. Mahalo for the highlights !

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