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Spearman named top 'Bow

The senior guard wins the Tip of the Spear Award

By Brian McInnis

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LAST UPDATED: 07:52 a.m. HST, May 02, 2014


Hawaii men's basketball senior guard Brandon Spearman was honored with a rebranded MVP award on Thursday at the team's 2013-14 postseason banquet at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

Spearman, a tri-captain, was presented by coach Gib Arnold with the Tip of the Spear Award in place of the traditional Art Woolaway Most Outstanding Player Award.

The rebranded award represents five attributes: humility, enthusiasm, accountability, relentlessness and teammanship, Arnold said.

Spearman was an all-around contributor statistically and a vocal presence for a team that went 20-11, the program's best record in a decade.

"I'll forever be grateful for the opportunity I had here in Hawaii," Spearman told the banquet crowd.





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Pocho wrote:
Mr. Spearman, good luck to you in whatever you do in the future. Thank you for giving your all playing for the University of Hawaii basketball. Your a Great example for our kids, great attitude, always trying your best and not giving up, etc. Mahalo! braddah Spear
on May 1,2014 | 10:23PM
pauliboy wrote:
awesome leader and a great example. this year's best all-around player. good luck and congratulations. aloha and mahalo brandon!
on May 1,2014 | 11:31PM
jfmel wrote:
Very classy! Thank you for your hard work here in the 808 State. Wishing you lots of luck in the future. Aloha!
on May 1,2014 | 11:58PM
kauaiguy wrote:
Hope you decide to live here Brandon!!
on May 2,2014 | 12:09PM
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