Like father, like son
Iolani's Nash commits to UH,
joins infamous dad
By Paul Honda
Bobby Nash, rated No. 2 in the state in Hawaii Sports Network's Preseason All-State list, committed to the
The 6-foot-6 senior asserted himself last season as a key component of Iolani's state championship squad. His father, Bob Nash, is a UH assistant coach and was the cornerstone of
Nash returns with guard Derrick Low, the state's No. 1-ranked player, this winter as the basketball season begins. Last season, the lean forward showed extended range on his pull-up jump shot and averaged 16 points per game. He also tallied 10 rebounds, nine assists and two steals per contest.
He is listed as the No. 98 player in the RivalsHoops.com Top 100 prospect list. ESPN.com ranks him 87th in the nation.
The HSN Preseason All-State list is used by McDonald's All-American to rank the top players in all states.
Bobby Nash and former Kalaheo star Ikaika Alama-Francis pose during this photo shoot for HSN Magazine last year. Alama-Francis is now a promising walk-on freshman with the Rainbows.
(HSN file photos by Arna Johnson)