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  1. Freshman forward elects to return to Hawaii program

    Nov 14, 2014, 11:30 AM EST

    Hawaii Athletics

    Sammis Reyes originally decided to leave the Hawaii program in the immediate aftermath of head coach Gib Arnold and assistant Brandyn Akana being fired.

  2. Hawaii has found its new head coach

    Nov 1, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Hawaii Athletics

    Hawaii has found someone to coach the team after Gib Arnold was fired on Oct. 28.

  3. All-Big West forward declared ineligible at Hawaii

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

    Isaac Fotu

    Isaac Fotu’s part of the NCAA’s investigation into the program, and other schools have attempted to poach some of Hawaii’s remaining players.

  4. Long Beach State, head coach Dan Monson agree to contract extension

    Oct 29, 2014, 8:30 PM EST

    Dan Monson

    Monson is four wins away from becoming Long Beach State’s winningest coach.

  5. Hawaii considering its options regarding NCAA investigation of basketball program

    Oct 25, 2014, 7:03 PM EST

    Gib Arnold

    While head coach Gib Arnold released a statement saying that the school had yet to receive a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, the administration is considering the option of self-imposing sanctions.

  6. Led by senior forward Alan Williams, UCSB capable of earning first NCAA tournament bid since 2011

    Oct 19, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

    UCSB's Alan Williams (AP Photo)

    Alan Williams gets most of the attention nationally, but he won’t be alone as the Gauchos look to rebound from last year’s disappointing finish.

  7. 2014-15 Big West Preview: UC Irvine, UCSB lead highly competitive race

    Oct 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner (AP Photo)

    An entertaining regular season was followed by a wild conference tournament in 2013-14. Will that once again be the case?

  8. Long Beach State loses starting guard to torn ACL

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

    A.J. Spencer, Michael Williams, Josh Gentry

    Spencer averaged 9.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game last season.

  9. Three-star power forward commits to Long Beach State

    Sep 25, 2014, 9:22 PM EST

    Dan Monson

    All three of Long Beach State’s 2015 commitments are front court players.

  10. Hawaii announces addition of Senque Carey to coaching staff

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

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    Carey has plenty of experience recruiting on the west coast, and that could prove beneficial to Hawaii as it looks to build towards winning a Big West crown.

  11. Report: Former Gonzaga forward Lucas Meikle transfers to Cal Poly

    Jul 6, 2014, 4:23 PM EST

    Joe Callero

    Meikle will have three years of eligibility remaining, beginning with the 2015-16 campaign.

  12. Cal Poly announces addition of shooting guard Trevor John

    Jun 27, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

    Joe Callero

    With two of their top three scorers from last year’s NCAA tournament team gone, Cal Poly has made another addition to its roster.

  13. Clerical issue resulted in nine-day scholarship check delay for nearly 60 Hawaii athletes

    Jun 13, 2014, 4:11 PM EST

    Hawaii_Warriors_Logo

    While the AD voiced his concern about possible NCAA violations had the school helped its athletes, it turns out they could have done so without penalty.

  14. Report: Hawaii loses two staff members to JuCo ranks

    May 30, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Gib Arnold

    Hawaii has lost two staff members to the junior college ranks.

  15. Former USC forward Roschon Prince transfers to Long Beach State

    Mar 28, 2014, 2:39 AM EST

    prince

    Former USC forward Roschon Prince has decided to transfer to Long Beach State for his final three seasons of college eligibility.

  16. NCAA Tournament Primer: Cal Poly Mustangs

    Mar 16, 2014, 1:34 AM EST

    bennett

    Cal Poly entered the Big West tournament 2-9 in its last 11 games. Three wins later, the Mustangs will make their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance.

  17. 2014 Big West Tournament Preview: UC Irvine, UCSB lead the way in Anaheim

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Getty Images

    Regular season champion UC Irvine may have gone 13-3 in Big West play, but look for this tournament to provide a surprise or two.

  18. UCSB issues statement regarding Thursday’s fan incident

    Mar 7, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

    Gib Arnold

    UCSB issues a statement regarding Thursday’s incident in which a fan confronted Hawaii head coach Gib Arnold on the court

  19. UCLA transfer Tyler Lamb a difference-maker in his Long Beach State debut

    Dec 20, 2013, 1:09 AM EST

    monson

    After winning its season opener against Hawaii Pacific, Long Beach State lost nine straight games in a variety of ways. There were blowouts, and there were also close defeats like their one-point loss to Loyola Marymount on November 14. Dan Monson’s team has traditionally played a brutal non-conference schedule, with the goal being to enter…

  20. Victory at San Diego serves as a reminder that UCSB’s no one-man outfit

    Dec 15, 2013, 8:05 PM EST

    bryson

    Through five games UCSB power forward Alan Williams was near unstoppable, posting averages of 26.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots per game for a team that blew out UNLV in Las Vegas last month. Entering Sunday’s game against San Diego, the Gauchos were looking to build on the momentum gained from their home…

  21. UC Irvine pastes Washington, but it’s the Huskies who will advance to NYC

    Nov 15, 2013, 1:58 AM EST

    AP Photo

    The semifinalists in the 2K Sports Classic have been known for months now, with UConn and Boston College meeting in one semifinal and Washington taking on Indiana in the other. But this is still a “tournament,” and on Thursday the UC Irvine Anteaters (and earlier Thursday the Toledo Rockets) displayed why that word should be…

  22. Two-point shooting, rebounding push New Mexico State past Hawaii

    Nov 12, 2013, 7:48 AM EST

    Marvin Menzies

    Pegged as the overwhelming favorites to win the WAC, New Mexico State has two areas of strength: the versatility of junior guard Daniel Mullings, and their size in the front court. Tuesday morning against former conference rival Hawaii, the Aggies were able to take advantage of both on their way to a 95-88 victory in…

  23. UC Irvine, head coach Russell Turner agree to five-year extension

    Nov 7, 2013, 9:05 PM EST

    Russell Turner, Will Davis II

    After making their first Big West tournament final appearance since 2008 this past spring, the UC Irvine Anteaters enter the 2013-14 season as the preseason favorite to win the conference and make their first NCAA tournament appearance as a Division I member. Armed with key returnees such as forward Will Davis II and guard Alex…

  24. UC Irvine aiming for first NCAA tournament appearance as a Division I member

    Oct 13, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    AP Photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. In the first two seasons of Russell Turner’s tenure at UC Irvine the Anteaters took their lumps, winning a total of 25 games and finishing no better than sixth in the Big…

  25. 2013-2014 Big West Conference Preview: Long Beach St., UC Irvine among the contenders

    Oct 13, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Russell Turner, Will Davis II

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…