Team preview: Hawaii

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 5:56 PM ET
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Despite spending much of his summer vacation in Hawaii, it wasn't exactly an island paradise for Rainbow Warriors head coach Riley Wallace.

Not only did he lose his star player to the Indiana Pacers and his best post man to the football team, the island's top recruit committed to Washington State several months before the early signing period, leaving Wallace with an empty feeling inside.