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Video: Hawaii recruits hit the waves -- literally

Posted on: May 2, 2011 5:09 pm
Edited on: May 2, 2011 5:18 pm
Posted by Matt Norlander

Certain schools can claim certain advantages; it's the crux of recruiting, really. The bluebloods have the history and facilities. Other areas can woo recruits with the local food flavor, the weather, the community lifestyle and, yes, even the predominent attractive female contingent.

Hawaii's different from any other school, though. It sells itself. It has to, what with being in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and all. Something we don't get to see a lot of is just how great the life of a University of Hawaii student-athlete's life can be. So here's a peek. Recently, two newly signed prospects -- Dillon Biggs and Gerry Blakes -- took the Pacific, as Warriors head coach Gib Arnold and assistant Brandyn Akana sent the pair into the mighty waters, attempting to teach the two how to surf.

As you can see below, it wasn't exactly a natural fit. I wouldn't do any better, either.

Props to's Diamond Leung for tipping me off to this.

Category: NCAAB
Tags: Hawaii, Video
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