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ALOHA! Pete Derzis Senior Vice President and General Manager ESPN

CLASSIC BEGINNINGS

On behalf of ESPN, welcome to the fifth annual Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic! We are excited to bring this eight team men’s basketball tournament to the beautiful island of Oahu and to a national audience through the ESPN family of networks. We hope the combination of quality basketball programs coupled with the spirit of Aloha will make the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic truly a one-of-a-kind sporting event. Our staff, of dedicated, experienced personnel and volunteers, is looking forward to sharing this one-of-a-kind experience with you. It is our goal to showcase a great basketball tournament

as well as an enjoyable yet unique holiday event with you and your family. Who will join our four previous championship teams? 2009 – USC Trojans 2010 – Butler Bulldogs 2011 – Kansas State Wildcats 2012 – Arizona Wildcats Thank you for supporting the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic! Enjoy!

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The Story of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic

Diamond Head Classic

The story of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic can be traced back to August, 2008. The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, UH Athletic department, our Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl team and ESPN felt the time was right to launch a new basketball event in Honolulu. Within a few months we were able to strike a deal that worked for all parties involved. Christmas week presented an attractive TV window, as there weren’t any other collegiate basketball tournaments during that time frame. Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s largest and longest-serving carrier, stepped in as a critical partner to allow our tournament model to work. And it certainly helped that Pete Derzis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ESPN Regional Television, loves Hawai‘i. Pete is and always has been very bullish on doing business in the Islands. Schools love participating in this tournament. For the coaches, the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic is a nice recruiting tool and presents an excellent bonding trip for their teams. As a bonus, the teams get to stay at one of the great Sheraton properties in Waikiki – and these are some of the nicest properties in the entire world! Of course, sports fans in Hawai‘i also reap the rewards of this event. Not only do they get to see some great basketball, but the event also provides 22 hours of live ESPN programming. Combined with its sister event, the Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl, the state of Hawai‘i is showcased through 25 hours of ESPN programming in a span of four days. It’s a wonderful and invaluable opportunity to promote Hawai‘i to the world.

I would be remiss if I didn’t mention our host school, the University of Hawai‘i. UH Athletics Director Ben Jay and his staff have been exceptional in their support of this event. Welcome to the fifth edition of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. On behalf of our organizing committee, our partners and sponsors, I extend a warm mahalo for your continued support and patronage. Enjoy the games!

“Combined with its sister event, the Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl, the state of Hawai‘i is showcased through 25 hours of ESPN programming in a span of four days. It’s a wonderful and invaluable opportunity to promote Hawai‘i to the world.”

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MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR NEIL ABERCROMBIE

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR KIRK CALDWELL

Presented to

The 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic December 22, 2013

On behalf of the people and State of Hawai‘i, I extend my warm aloha and welcome to all the players, participants, families, and fans attending the 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. Since 2009, the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic has given eight National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I basketball programs the opportunity to compete at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Stan Sheriff Center. The Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic epitomizes the very best of college basketball, and, as such, I am proud to welcome all of the teams, coaches, assistants, and their families to our beautiful islands. It is my sincere hope that everyone attending the games will be inspired by the spirit of competition and the dedication to excellence, personified by each player. Mahalo (thank you) to Hawaiian Airlines, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts of Hawai‘i, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Chevron, Heineken, and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority for sponsoring this event. Mele Kalikimaka and Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou (Merry Christmas and Happy New Year)! With warmest regards,

Aloha! Welcome to the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. I am pleased to send special greetings to our visitors and wish all of the student-athletes, coaches and staff an enjoyable stay in Honolulu. Congratulations to Hawaiian Airlines on its fifth year of presenting this exciting and much-anticipated tournament featuring an impressive roster of Division I teams. This year’s tournament field includes Akron, Boise State, George Mason, Hawai‘i, Iowa State, Oregon State, Saint Mary’s and South Carolina, six of whom had post-season runs the previous season. Basketball fans have enjoyed this outstanding holiday tournament through coverage on the family of ESPN networks. In addition to showcasing excellent teams, the telecast brings the warmth and beauty of our islands to a national audience. On behalf of the people of the City and County of Honolulu, I extend best wishes to all teams, their coaches and staff, for a successful basketball tournament and season.

KIRK CALDWELL Mayor, City and County of Honolulu

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All-Time Results & All-TournamentTeams

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Singleton (Washington Wizards) and Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors).

2011: An X-ceptional Upset

For basketball junkies, the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic is the ultimate Christmas gift. Stirring comebacks and buzzer-beating heroics. High-arching jumpers and rim-rattling slams. Twelve action-packed games. Eight high-level teams. A nationwide audience. And the most beautiful and alluring tropical setting on Earth. Yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In just four short years, the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic has already established itself as a pristine jewel among college basketball holiday tournaments. Every Christmas week, top teams from around the country come to Honolulu for three days of intense competition. “I love this tournament,” says Gib Arnold, head coach of the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, the event’s host school. “It’s already one of the premier preseason tournaments in the country, and it’s still growing. It’s always extremely competitive, and I know the fans are going to see some really good games.” Owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (a subsidiary of ESPN), the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic debuted in 2009. The USC Trojans outlasted the UNLV Rebels to capture the first tournament title. (Coincidentally, Arnold was then an assistant coach for the Trojans.) Every tournament game is broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, including ESPN 2, ESPN U and ESPN 3, providing both the participating schools and the Aloha State invaluable hours of national television exposure. In 2012, nearly 19 million TV viewers tuned in to the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic and its Christmas Day sister event, the Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl. For visiting schools, the tournament also provides a unique cultural education. “Some of our players have been to Hawai‘i before, but most of them have not,” says Craig Robinson, head coach of Oregon State, which is part of this year’s Classic field. “This is a chance for our guys to experience something they haven’t before. It’s one of those life experiences that they will remember for years to come.” Here’s a brief look at the history of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic:

2009: A Trojan Run The USC Trojans used a stifling defense and a 16-2 first-half run to upend the No. 20-ranked UNLV Runnin’ Rebels, 6756, and capture the first Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic championship. Senior forward Marcus Johnson led the Trojans with 19 points and 8 rebounds. The tournament’s Most Valuable Player was Johnson’s teammate, Mike Gerrity. The senior point guard played all 40 minutes in the title game, notching 13 points, 3 assists and no turnovers.

2010: Butler Did It Future NBA guard Shelvin Mack scored a team-high 20 points to lead the Butler Bulldogs to a decisive 84-68 win over Washington State in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic’s championship game. The Bulldogs used the tournament as a springboard for the rest of the season, as they advanced all the way to the NCAA Tournament championship game, falling to Connecticut. Mack is now with the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. Two more players in the tournament are also currently in the NBA: Chris

MAKING HIS POINT:

Who scored the very first points in the first-ever game of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic?

Kansas State dominated the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, outscoring their three opponents by a combined 50 points, to claim the 2011 title. But Hawaii fans will most remember the host team’s stunning upset over No. 14-ranked Xavier, an 84-82 overtime thriller. The Rainbow Warriors’ Hauns Brereton drained a desperation double-clutch threepointer to tie the game at the end of regulation, and teammate Joston Thomas scored the winning shot with 1.5 seconds left in overtime.

“It’s already one of the premier preseason tournaments in the country, and it’s still growing. It’s always extremely competitive, and I know the fans are going to see some really good games.” – UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I HEAD COACH GIB ARNOLD

2012: Wildcats Rule the West In perhaps the most thrilling contest in the short history of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, No. 3-ranked Arizona held off No. 17 San Diego State, 68-67, to capture the tournament title. Both teams had 11-game winning streaks heading into the game, but it was the Wildcats who pulled out the victory. The tournament MVP was Arizona forward Solomon Hill, who later became a first-round draft pick of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers. This year’s 2013 tournament field includes Akron, Boise State, George Mason, Iowa State, Oregon State, Saint Mary’s, South Carolina and host Hawai‘i. The well-balanced field includes six teams who earned postseason berths last season, including four who advanced to the NCAA Tournament.

THE ANSWER is Manny Adako, a forward for Northeastern University. Adako, who is now playing professional ball in Qatar, went on to score 20 points against the Huskies’ quarterfinal opponent, Saint Mary’s. It wasn’t enough, however, as the Gaels prevailed, 78-67, in the inaugural 2009 contest. 14 • HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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UNIVERSITY OF AKRON NICKNAME: ZIPS | SCHOOL COLORS: BLUE & GOLD

NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

NIT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2012-13 RECORD

26-7

“We’re big and strong. We have depth. If we can get good point play, we feel like we can have a team that’s as good as any we’ve ever had here.”

2013 Roster NO.NAME 1 Demetrius Treadwell 2 Kwan Cheatham, Jr. 3 Nyles Evans 4 Deji Ibitayo 5 B.J. Gladden 10 Nick Harney 11 Aaron Jackson 12 Carmelo Betancourt 13 Quincy Diggs 15 Jake Kretzer 21 Reggie McAdams 23 Isaiah Johnson 30 Darius Hoisten 34 Pat Forsythe

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LOCATION:

Akron, Ohio

POS. F F G G W/F F G G F W W C G C

CONFERENCE MID-AMERICAN HT. 6-7 6-9 5-11 6-4 6-6 6-8 6-7 5-11 6-6 6-7 6-7 6-10 6-5 6-11

WT. 235 233 170 205 215 210 193 182 209 215 210 285 180 235

YR. Sr Fr Jr Jr Fr Sr Fr So Sr So So Fr So So

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Euclid, OH /Euclid HS Cincinnati, OH/Winton Woods HS North Canton, OH/ Brevard CC Chicago, IL/Rich Central HS Charlotte, NC/Olympic HS Cleveland, OH/Benedictine HS Gahanna, OH/Gahanna Lincoln HS Rio Piedras, PR/Colegio Adianez Dallas, TX/New Orleans) Waverly, OH/Waverly HS Elida, OH/Elida HS Cincinnati, OH/Walnut Hills HS Akron, OH/Garfield HS Brunswick, OH/West Virginia

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Keith Dambrot (10th year) ASSISTANT COACHES Rick McFadden Charles Thomas Terry Weigand BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Dan Peters

HOMEGROWN: The University of Akron has no trouble securing local talent. Eleven players on their roster are from the state of Ohio. Their head coach, Keith Dambrot, is an Akron native and a former University of Akron baseball standout. His son, Rob, plays for the Zips’ men’s soccer team. One more Akron connection: Before taking the Zips’ coaching reins, Dambrot coached Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School to a pair of Ohio state championships. His star player: fellow Akron native and Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY

NICKNAME: Broncos SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Orange NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2012-13 RECORD

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2013-14 Roster NO.NAME 0 Ryan Watkins 1 Mikey Thompson# 2 Derrick Marks 3 Anthony Drmic 4 Thomas Bropleh 5 Joe Hanstad 11 Jeff Elorriaga 12 Igor Hadziomerovic 13 Nicholas Duncan 14 Chris Nealey 20 Joey Nebeker# 21 Edmunds Dukulis 22 Robert Heyer 23 James Webb III 25 Dezmyn Trent 34 Jake Ness

POS. F G G F G/F G G G F G F F G/F F G F

HT. 6-9 6-3 6-3 6-6 6-5 6-4 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-2 6-7 6-9 6-3 6-8 6-4 6-8

“We’re a pretty good offensive team, and getting better. But we have to become a really good defensive team to compete in the Mountain West and with the top teams in the nation. We’re emphasizing defense a lot more, and our team’s buying into it.”

CONFERENCE MOUNTAIN WEST WT. 242 167 204 192 212 199 201 207 241 191 216 228 202 189 207 231

YR. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. So. Fr. Jr.

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Canyon Country, CA/Reseda HS Las Vegas, NV/Canyon Springs HS Chicago, IL /Plainfield Central HS Victoria, Australia/Australia Institute of Sport Denver, CO/New Hampton Prep Dickinson, ND/Dickinson HS Portland, OR/Jesuit HS Melbourne, Australia/Australia Institute of Sport Sydney, Australia/St. Augustine’s College Newport Beach, CA/Mater Dei HS Melba, ID/Melba HS Riga, Latvia/Riga Secondary School Worland, WY/Texas-Permian Basin Augusta, GA/North Idaho College Tacoma, WA/Foss HS Coeur d’Alene, ID/Hargrave Military Academy

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Leon Rice (4th year) ASSISTANT HEAD COACH Jeff Linder ASSISTANT COACHES Danny Henderson John Rillie BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Isaac Williams

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Boise, Idaho

REMEMBERING GUS: Perhaps Boise State’s most famous basketball alumnus is the late Gus Johnson, a five-time NBA AllStar and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Nicknamed “Honeycomb,” Johnson spent nine seasons with the Baltimore Bullets (now Washington Wizards). He was known to have shattered three backboards in his pro career. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY NICKNAME: PATRIOTS | SCHOOL COLORS: GREEN & GOLD NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

NIT APPEARANCES

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“We know this is going to be a great tournament. There will be some great competition. I can’t think of a better way for our team to prepare for our first year in the Atlantic 10 than to play three quality games in Honolulu.”

2013-14 Roster NO.NAME 0 Bryon Allen 1 Vaughn Gray 2 Johnny Williams 3 Patrick Holloway 4 Erik Copes 5 Jonathan Arledge 10 Sherrod Wright 12 Myles Tate# 13 Corey Edwards 14 Anali Okoloji 20 Jalen Jenkins 22 Marquise Moore 25 Julian Royal# 30 Michael Rudy 40 Marko Gujanicic

POS. G F F G F/C F G G G F F G F F F

HT. 6-3 6-5 6-8 6-1 6-8 6-9 6-4 5-7 5-11 6-8 6-7 6-1 6-8 6-7 6-8

CONFERENCE ATLANTIC 10 WT. 202 195 260 163 250 236 202 158 174 214 238 195 237 220 224

YR. Sr Jr Sr So Jr Sr Sr So Jr Jr Fr Fr Jr So So

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Largo, MD/St. Thomas More HS Elmwood Park, NJ/St. Benedict’s Prep HS Memphis, TN/Briarcrest Christian HS Stafford, VA/Paul VI HS Philadelphia, PA/Imhotep Charter HS Silver Spring, MD/KIMA HS Mt. Vernon, NY/Mount Vernon HS Ashburn, VA/ Mars Hill College South Jamaica, NY/Christ the King HS Brooklyn, NY/ Seton Hall Brooklyn, NY/Cardinal Hayes HS Queens, NY/St. Thomas More HS Alpharetta, GA/Georgia Tech Falls Church, VA/St. Thomas More HS Cacak, Serbia/Stoneridge Prep HS

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Paul Hewitt (3rd year) ASSISTANT COACHES Roland Houston Chris Kreider Eric Skeeters DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Scott Lombardi

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Fairfax, Virginia

A CINDERELLA RUN: George Mason didn’t win an NCAA Tournament game until 2006. But that year, the Patriots made a storybook run to the Final Four, beating (in order) perennial powers Michigan State, North Carolina, Wichita State and Connecticut. At the Final Four, they fell to Florida, the eventual national champions. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I NICKNAME: Rainbow Warriors SCHOOL COLORS: Green & White NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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NIT APPEARANCES

2012-13 RECORD

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2013-14 Roster NO.NAME 0 Keith Shamburger 1 Garrett Nevels 2 Niko Filipovich 3 Brandon Jawato 10 Dyrbe Enos 11 Quincy Smith 13 Davis Rozitis 14 Negus Webster-Chan# 15 Stefan Jovanovic 21 Jack Hackman 23 Aaron Valdes 24 Michael Harper 25 Michael Thomas 32 Brandon Spearman 34 Christian Standhardinger 42 Isaac Fotu 54 Caleb Dressler

POS. G G G G G G C G C G G G F G F F C

HT. 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-4 5-9 6-0 7-0 6-7 6-10 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-8 6-3 6-8 6-8 6-10

“I think this is the best backcourt that we’ve had since I’ve been here. We’ve been blessed with some real good frontcourt players for the past three years, but this is the first time I feel we’re very competitive in the backcourt, especially with our athleticism.”

CONFERENCE BIG WEST WT. 170 190 160 200 170 170 240 200 235 180 190 200 200 200 220 230 240

YR. Jr Jr Fr So Fr So Sr So Fr Fr Fr So Fr Sr Sr So Fr

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Los Angeles, CA/San Jose State Los Angeles, CA/Mt. San Antonio College Rancho Palos Verdes, CA/Bishop Montgomery HS El Segundo, CA/El Segundo HS Aiea, Oahu / Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama Antioch, CA/City College of San Francisco Cesis, Latvia/USC Scarborough, Canada/Missouri Kraljevo, Serbia/Bishop Montgomery HS Portland, OR/Jesuit HS Whittier, CA/La Serna High School Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia/Trinity Grammar Woodland Hills, CA/El Camino Real HS Chicago, IL/Indian Hills CC Munich, Germany /Nebraska Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand/Rangitoto College Vancouver, WA/Evergreen HS

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Gib Arnold (4th year) ASSISTANT COACHES Benjy Taylor Brandyn Akana Scott Fisher BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Chris McMillian

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LOCATION:

Honolulu, Hawai‘i

GOING GREEN: University of Hawai‘i senior center Davis Rozitis played in the very first Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic…as a member of the USC Trojans. Rozitis, then a freshman, contributed off the bench as the Trojans captured the 2009 Classic title. UH head coach Gib Arnold served as an assistant coach on that USC team. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

NICKNAME: CYCLONES | SCHOOL COLORS: CARDINAL & GOLD NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

NIT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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“I played in the NBA for Larry Brown and Larry Bird with the Pacers, and for Flip Saunders and Kevin McHale when I was at Minnesota. So I’ve played for a lot of great coaches. I’ve tried to take bits and pieces from each of those guys and apply them to my philosophy.”

2013-14 Roster NO. NAME 2 Abdel Nader 3 Melvin Ejim 4 Sherron Dorsey-Walker 11 Monté Morris 12 Kourtlin Jackson 15 Naz Long 21 Matt Thomas 22 Dustin Hogue 23 K.J. Bluford 24 Percy Gibson 31 Georges Niang 33 Tyler Ellerman 42 Daniel Edozie 50 DeAndre Kane

POS. F F G G G G G F G C G F F G

HT. 6-6 6-6 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-6 6-1 6-9 6-7 6-8 6-8 6-4

CONFERENCE BIG 12 WT. 225 230 190 195 185 210 190 205 185 260 245 240 235 195

YR. Jr# Sr Fr Fr So* So Fr Jr Jr Jr So Sr Jr Sr

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Skokie, IL/Northern Illinois Toronto, Ontario/Brewster Academy HS Detroit, MI/Pershing HS Flint, MI/Beecher HS Des Moines, IA/John Wood CC Mississauga, Ontario/St. Martin HS Onalaska, WI/Onalaska HS Yonkers, NY/Indian Hills CC Minneapolis, MN/Northeast CC Detroit, MI/Southeastern HS Methuen, MA/The Tilton School Dallas Center, IA/Dallas Center-Grimes HS Compton, CA/Tyler JC Pittsburgh, PA/Marshall

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Fred Hoiberg (4th year) ASSISTANT COACHES Matt Abdelmassih Cornell Mann Doc Sadler BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Micah Byars

# denotes will redshirt 2013-14 per NCAA transfer rules * will redshirt 2013-14

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LOCATION:

Ames, Iowa

HOMETOWN HERO: Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg began his association with the basketball program as a ball boy. In the 1986 contest against Windsor, star Cyclone player Jeff Hornacek landed on Hoiberg, sprained his ankle and missed the rest of the game. Recalled Hoiberg, “Injuring the best player in school history wasn’t how I wanted to be remembered.” Years later, as a Cyclone player, Hoiberg got the nickname “The Mayor” because of his popularity with the fans. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

NICKNAME: Beavers SCHOOL COLORS: Orange & Black NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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0

NIT APPEARANCES

2012-13 RECORD

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14-18

2013-14 Roster NO. NAME 1 Victor Robbins 2 Michael Moyer 3 Hallice Cooke 4 Challe Barton 5 Cheikh N’diaye 10 Daniel Jones 11 Malcolm Duvivier 12 Angus Brandt 13 Langston Morris-Walker 14 Daniel Gomis 15 Eric Moreland 22 Alex Roth 24 C.J. Mitchell 30 Olaf Schaftenaar 32 Jarmal Reid 44 Devon Collier 55 Roberto Nelson

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LOCATION:

Corvallis, Oregon

POS. G/F G G G C C G C G F F G G F F F G

HT. 6-7 6-3 6-3 6-3 7-0 6-11 6-2 6-10 6-5 6-10 6-10 6-4 6-1 6-10 6-7 6-8 6-4

“Roberto Nelson and Angus Brandt both were in that first big recruiting class that I brought in five years ago. They’ve both developed into really good Pac12 players. We can rely on them. Night in and night out, you know what you’re going to get from them, and that’s always nice to have.”

CONFERENCE PAC 12 WT. 197 207 185 197 230 219 205 246 216 223 218 183 182 224 231 216 198

YR. HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL So Compton, CA/Compton HS Sr Turner, OR/ St. John Fisher College Fr Union City, NJ/St. Anthony HS Jr Goteborg, Sweden/Sandagymnasiet Fr Dakar, Senegal/Army-Navy Academy Sr Orland, CA/Hamilton Union HS Fr Toronto, Canada /St. Michael’s College Sr Sydney, Australia/Blaxland HS So Berkeley, CA/Berkeley HS So Thies, Senegal/Oak Hill Academy Jr Houston, TX/UTEP Fr Salem, OR/West Salem HS Sr Portland, OR/Horizon Christian HS So Utrecht, Netherlands/Rodenborch College So Decatur, GA/Columbia HS Sr Bronx, NY/St. Anthony HS Sr Santa Barbara, CA /Santa Barbara HS

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Craig Robinson (6th year) ASSISTANT HEAD COACH Doug Stewart ASSISTANT COACHES Nate Pomeday Freddie Owens DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL Joe Kennedy

BORN TO LEAD: You already know that Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson is the older brother of First Lady Michelle Obama. But the Princeton alumnus also made a name for himself in the business field, serving as a vice president at Continental Bank (1990-92), then Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (1992-99). He is also a bestselling New York Times author, penning A Game of Character in 2010. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE NICKNAME: GAELS | SCHOOL COLORS: RED & BLUE

NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

NIT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2

3

2012-13 RECORD

28-7

“The Diamond Head Classic is our favorite event. It’s in Honolulu, it’s by the beach, it’s great competition and it’s on ESPN.” 2013-14 Roster NO. NAME 00 Brad Waldow 2 Paul McCoy 3 Kerry Carter 11 Dane Pineau 12 Jordan Giusti 13 Eividas Petrulis 14 Stephen Holt 15 Beau Levesque 22 Garrett Jackson 24 Calvin Hermanson 25 Treaven Duffy 33 Matt Hodgson 35 James Walker III # Emmett Naar # Joe Coleman

POS. F G G F G F G F F F G C G G G

HT. 6-9 5-11 6-2 6-9 6-2 6-7 6-4 6-6 6-5 6-6 6-2 6-11 6-3 6-1 6-4

CONFERENCE WEST COAST CONFERENCE

WT. 260 175 205 225 185 210 195 220 225 200 190 255 185 195 210

YR. Jr Sr Jr Fr So Jr Sr Sr Jr Fr Fr Sr Sr Fr Jr

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Shingle Springs, CA/Ponderosa HS Portland, OR/SMU West Covina, CA/Citrus College Melbourne, Australia/Melbourne Grammar School Danville, CA/San Ramon Valley HS Vilnius, Lithuania/Sarunis Marciulionis Academy Portland, OR/Jesuit HS Lafayette, CA/De La Salle HS Portland, OR/USC/Westview Lake Oswego, OR/Lake Oswego HS Walnut Creek, CA/Cushing (Mass.) Academy Queensland, Australia/Ipswich Grammar School Long Beach, CA/Utah St. Sydney, Australia/Sydney Boys High School Minneapolis, MN/Hopkins HS

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Randy Bennett ASSISTANT COACH Adam Caporn Marty Clarke Eran Ganot BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Marcus Schroeder SPECIAL ASSISTANT Jim Shaw

# denotes will redshirt 2013-14 per NCAA transfer rules

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LOCATION:

Moraga, California

FAMILIAR FACE: Saint Mary’s College’s coaching staff includes assistant coach Eran Ganot, who spent four seasons (2006-10) at the University of Hawai‘i. Ganot served one year as director of basketball operations under longtime UH coach Riley Wallace, and spent three seasons as an assistant coach under Wallace’s successor, Bob Nash. HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

“We’re extremely young, with seven freshmen and four sophomores. But that’s not an excuse. We need to grow up in a hurry, and we’re looking forward to improving tremendously as a team.”

NICKNAME: Gamecocks SCHOOL COLORS: Garnet and Black NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2

NIT APPEARANCES

2012-13 RECORD

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14-18

2013-14 Roster NO.NAME 0 Sindarius Thornwell 1 Brenton Williams 4 Tyrone Johnson 5 Jaylen Shaw 10 Duane Notice 12 Austin Constable 14 Laimonas Chatkevicius 15 Reggie Theus Jr. 20 Justin McKie 21 Demetrius Henry 23 Bruce Ellington 24 Michael Carrera 25 Mindaugas Kacinas 32 Desmond Ringer 35 Brian Steele 45 Carlton Geathers

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Columbia, South Carolina

POS. G G G G G G F F G F-C G F F F-C F F

HT. 6-5 5-11 6-3 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-11 6-6 6-4 6-9 5-9 6-5 6-7 6-9 6-5 6-10

CONFERENCE SEC WT. 206 172 194 182 221 180 250 210 195 215 196 214 210 255 200 255

YR. Fr Sr Jr Fr Fr So So Fr Fr Fr Sr So So Fr So Jr

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL Lancaster, SC/Oak Hill Academy Kissimmee, FL/ Santa Fe College Plainfield, NJ/ Villanova Hartsville, SC/Hartsville HS Woodbridge, Canada/St. Thomas More HS West Chester, PA/Henderson HS Klaipeda, Lithuania/South Kent School Los Angeles, CA/Fairfax HS Columbia, SC/Irmo HS Miami, FL/Faith Baptist Christian School Moncks Corner, SC/Berkeley HS Anzoátegui, Venezuela/Montrose Christian School Klaipeda, Lithuania/Word of Life Fire Traditional School McDonough, GA/Eagle’s Landing HS Greenville, SC/Wade Hampton School Georgetown, SC/Carvers Bay HS

Coaching Staff HEAD COACH Frank Martin (2nd year) ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH Matt Figger ASSISTANT COACHES Perry Clark Lamont Evans BASKETBALL OPERATIONS Andy Assalay

MAKING HIS POINTS: The most prolific scorer in the NBA during the 1980s (21,018 points) was South Carolina alumnus Alex English. The eight-time All-Star was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997. He remains South Carolina’s career leader in minutes played (4,113) and field goals made (855). HAWAIIAN AIRLINES DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC 2013

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HOOPS IN PARADISE

Ralph Sampson and the No. 1-ranked Virginia Cavaliers. At the time, Chaminade was a tiny NAIA school with an enrollment of about 800 students. The 82-74 shocker on Dec. 22, 1982 is still regarded by many as the greatest upset in the history of college basketball. That game helped lead to the formation of the Maui Invitational, an annual eight-team tournament held in Lahaina on the island of Maui.

The sport of basketball has a rich history in the Hawaiian Islands.

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BY LANCE TOMINAGA

While growing up in Hawai‘i, Barack Obama probably never imagined he would one day become President of the United States of America. He did, however, envision himself as an accomplished basketball phenom. “Good luck in everything you do, and get that law degree,” a young Obama inscribed in a high school classmate’s yearbook. “Some day when I am an all-pro basketballer, and I want to sue my team for more money, I’ll call on you.” Of course, President Obama wasn’t the only person in the Islands trying to chase a hoops dream. Ever since James Naismith invented the game in 1891, basketball has maintained a considerable presence in Hawai‘i.

The Aloha Classic

The sport’s popularity in Hawai‘i soared in the early 1970s, when the University of Hawai‘i fielded its celebrated “Fabulous Five” squad. Coached by the Hilo-born Ephraim “Red” Rocha, the team compiled a lofty 47-8 record in two seasons, earning an NCAA Tournament bid in 1972. That 1972 team was ranked as high as No. 12 in the national polls. The team’s leading player, center Bob Nash, was a firstround draft pick by the Detroit Pistons and would later become head coach of the Rainbow Warriors.

1964 The Rainbow Classic holiday tournament debuts.

The Rainbow Classic also played an important role in popularizing basketball in the Islands. The eight-team holiday tournament began in 1964 and, over the years, brought in the country’s premier collegiate programs, including North Carolina, Indiana, Kansas, Duke, Syracuse and Michigan. The event also gave Hawai‘i fans an opportunity to see many of the game’s greatest players, including future NBA legends such as Michael Jordan, Pete Maravich, Elvin Hayes, Isiah Thomas, Danny Manning, Chris Webber, Christian Laettner and Paul Pierce.

1976

“Fabulous Five” ranks as high as No. 12 in the national polls.

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For nearly 20 years, the Aloha Classic was played at the Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Top college seniors from around the country participated in this roundrobin tournament to showcase their skills in front of NBA scouts. Players who used this event as a launching pad to the pros included Hall of Fame legends such as Nate Archibald, David Thompson, Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and Joe Dumars. Honolulu once fielded its own professional team. The Hawai‘i Volcanoes competed in the now-defunct Continental Basketball Association in 1979-80. The Volcanoes were led by future NBA guard Rickey Green. Of course, a history of basketball in Hawai‘i wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the Chaminade Silverswords’ stunning upset over

1983

Pete Newell Big Man Camp (instructional camp). Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal, Carmelo Anthony and Bill Walton are among the players who have participated in the camp.

1972

Photos courtesy of Chaminade University

basketball team in the mid-1970s was a young graduate assistant named Rick Pitino. The future Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee briefly served as an interim head coach for the Rainbow Warriors.

1972 UH Fabulous Five team

the College of Hawai‘i Fighting Deans – played its first game on Feb. 13, 1913 at the Honolulu YMCA. The Fighting Deans beat McKinley High School, 14-13. For the first two decades of the program’s existence, Hawai‘i competed against high school teams and intramural squads. Their opponents included the Chong Clothiers, Blookie Bullets, Log Cabins and the mighty Kilby Florists!

The University of Hawai‘i basketball team – then known as the College of Hawaii Fighting Deans – plays its first game.

1975 Aloha Classic program.

Another notable face on the UH

The University of Hawai‘i basketball team – then known as

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As the “Fabulous Five” era ended, the university welcomed all-American guard Tom Henderson, fresh off his run with the 1972 U.S. Olympic Team. Henderson starred for two seasons in Hawai‘i before becoming a first-round pick of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. He went on to win an NBA title with the Washington Bullets in 1978.

1982 Chaminade upsets the No. 1-ranked Virginia Cavaliers.

Iolani School in Honolulu hosts the prestigious Iolani Basketball Classic

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High school basketball in the Aloha State also has a proud legacy. Iolani School in Honolulu, for example, has hosted the prestigious Iolani Basketball Classic since 1983, drawing some of the tops schools in the nation. Among the players who have competed in the tournament are Kevin Durant, Bobby Hurley, Brandon Roy, Tyson Chandler, Jerry Stackhouse, Josh Smith and Rajon Rondo.

Eddie Jones - Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have held several training camps in Honolulu. Local fans have enjoyed watching the likes of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant perform in several preseason games in the Islands. Hawai‘i has also been the home of the Pete Newell Big Man Camp. The instructional camp was founded in 1976 by Newell, whose son, Tom, played for the University of Hawai‘i. Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal, Carmelo Anthony and Bill Walton are among the players who have participated in the camp.

The 2000 men’s and women’s USA Basketball teams played a series of exhibition games in Honolulu in preparation for the Summer

Gary Payton - 2000 Olympic Men’s USA Basketball team.

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2009

The Stan Sheriff Center on the UH-Manoa campus opens.

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Cool old space, nice trendy neighborhood

Opened in 1994, the Stan Sheriff Center on the UH-Manoa campus is a 10,300-seat venue that draws some of the best teams in the country. In 2012, fans in the arena witnessed No. 4-ranked Stanford pull off a thrilling upset over Brittney Griner and the then-No. 1-ranked Baylor Bears in NCAA women’s basketball. Today, the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic shines as the latest jewel in Hawai‘i’s proud and storied basketball heritage. As the tournament continues to attract the best schools from around the country, fans can expect to enjoy their own “Hawaiian Hoops Heaven” for years to come.

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Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Vince Carter, Alonzo Mourning, Gary Payton and Kevin Garnett starred for the men’s squad, while the women’s team featured WNBA luminaries such as Lisa Leslie, Chamique Holdsclaw, Sheryl Swoopes, Dawn Staley and Teresa Edwards.

Photos courtesy of UH Sports Media Relations

Chaminade isn’t the only nonDivision I school to make a splash in the Islands. In 1993, Hawaii Pacific University’s men’s hoops team captured the NAIA national championship.

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TOURNAMENT HISTORY All-Time Results & All-Tournament Teams Saint Mary’s Northeastern

76 65

USC W. Michigan

CONSOLATION W. Michigan Northeastern

75 60

SEVENTH Northeastern SMU

Washington St Mississippi St.

UNLV SMU

67 53

Hawai‘i 84 College of Charleston 71

CONSOLATION College of Charleston 72 SMU 71

SEMI-FINAL USC Saint Mary’s

60 49

SEMI-FINAL UNLV Hawai‘i

77 53

73 62

FIFTH W. Michigan 66 College of Charleston 63

THIRD Saint Mary’s Hawai‘i

84 75

CHAMPIONSHIP USC UNLV

67 56

83 57

Baylor San Diego

83 50

Butler Utah

74 62

Florida State Hawai‘i

70 62

CONSOLATION Mississippi St. San Diego

69 52

CONSOLATION Hawai‘i Utah

68 55

SEMI-FINAL Washington State 77 Baylor 71

SEMI-FINAL Butler Florida State

SEVENTH San Diego Utah

67 64

FIFTH Hawai‘i 68 Mississippi State 57

THIRD Florida State Baylor

CHAMPIONSHIP Butler 84 Washington State 68

UTEP Clemson

61 48

Kansas State 83 Southern Illinois 58

Long Beach State 68 Xavier 58

Auburn Hawai‘i

CONSOLATION Clemson 83 Southern Illinois 75 (OT)

CONSOLATION Hawai‘i Xavier

84 82 (OT)

SEMI-FINAL Kansas State UTEP

78 70

SEMI-FINAL Long Beach State 64 Auburn 43

SEVENTH Xavier 87 Southern Illinois 77

FIFTH Hawai‘i Clemson

75 68

THIRD UTEP Auburn

83 76

CHAMPIONSHIP Kansas State 77 Long Beach State 60

Indiana State Ole Miss

87 85 (OT)

San Diego State 80 San Francisco 58

Arizona 73 East Tennessee State 53

Miami Hawai’i

85 78

CONSOLATION Hawai‘i 84 East Tennessee State 61

SEMI-FINAL San Diego State 62 Indiana State 55

SEMI-FINAL Arizona Miami

FIFTH Ole Miss Hawai‘i

THIRD Indiana State Miami

CHAMPIONSHIP Arizona 68 San Diego State 67

CONSOLATION Ole Miss San Francisco

SEVENTH San Francisco 67 East Tennessee State 47

55 51

81 66

68 61

57 55 (OT)

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2009

All-Tournament Team Marcus Johnson, USC Omar Samhan, Saint Mary’s Dwain Williams, Hawai‘i Tre’Von Willis, UNLV Most Valuable Player: Mike Gerrity, USC

2010

All-Tournament Team 67 64

65 62

73 58

LaceDarius Dunn, Baylor Shelvin Mack, Butler Chris Singleton, Florida State Klay Thompson, Washington State Most Valuable Player: Matt Howard, Butler

2011

All-Tournament Team Larry Anderson, Long Beach State Zane Johnson, Hawai‘i Jamar Samuels, Kansas State Michael Perez, UTEP Most Valuable Player: Rodney McGruder, Kansas State

2012

All-Tournament Team 69 50

Murphy Holloway, Ole Miss Jake Odum, Indiana State Chase Tapley, San Diego State Mark Lyons, Arizona Most Valuable Player: Solomon Hill, Arizona

Individual Records Most Points Scored SINGLE GAME: (36) Dwain Williams, Hawai‘i vs. St. Mary’s, 2009 TOURNAMENT: (79) Klay Thompson, Washington State, 2010

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Most Field Goals Made SINGLE GAME: (13) Chase Tapley, San Diego State vs. San Francisco, 2012 TOURNAMENT: (25) Murphy Holloway, 2012; Vander Joaquim, 2012; Klay Thompson, Washington State, 2010

Most 3-Point Field Goals Made SINGLE GAME: (7) Marshall Henderson, Ole Miss vs. Indiana State, 2012 TOURNAMENT: (13) Klay Thompson, Washington State, 2010

Most Free Throws Made SINGLE GAME: (16) Dwain Williams, Hawai‘i vs. Saint Mary’s, 2009 TOURNAMENT: (24) Dwain Williams, Hawai‘i, 2009

Most Rebounds GAME: (15) Vander Joaquim, Hawai‘i vs. Ole Miss, 2012; Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State vs. Indiana State, 2012 TOURNAMENT: (35) Murphy Holloway, Ole Miss, 2012

Most Assists GAME: (9) Mickey McConnell, Saint Mary’s vs. Northeastern, 2009 TOURNAMENT: (18) Jeremiah Ostrowski, Hawai‘i, 2011; Jacques Streeter, UTEP, 2011

Most Turnovers GAME: (7) Petras Balocka, Hawai‘i vs. College of Charleston, 2009; Derek Williams, SMU vs. UNLV, 2009 TOURNAMENT: (7) Petras Balocka, Hawai‘i, 2009

Most Blocked Shots GAME: (7) David Foster, Utah vs. Butler, 2010 TOURNAMENT: (12) David Foster, Utah, 2010

Most Steals GAME: (6) Shane Larkin, Miami vs. Arizona, 2012 TOURNAMENT: (10) Shane Larkin, Miami, 2012

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Iowa State Game 1

Sunday, December 22 12:30pm

George Mason Game 5

Game 6

Monday, December 23 9:30am

Monday, December 23 11:30am

Oregon State Game 2

Sunday, December 22 2:30pm

Akron Game 10

Game 12

Wednesday, December 25 11:00am

Wednesday, December 25 3:30pm

South Carolina Game 3

Sunday, December 22 6:00pm

Saint Mary’s Game 8

Game 7

Monday, December 23 6:30pm

Monday, December 23 4:00pm

Boise State Game 4

Sunday, December 22 8:00pm

Hawai‘i Game 9

Wednesday, December 25 8:30am

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