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  • Despite letdown, UCI men's program headed in right direction

    Coach Russell Turner was 6 when the UC Irvine men's basketball program entered the Division I ranks. Now, 37 years later, the Anteaters have still yet to qualify for what has commonly been referred to as The Big Dance, the NCAA Tournament that sweeps...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: Vanguard vs. Benedictine

    Vanguard University Pregame Vs. Benedictine College of Kansas Friday at 4:15 p.m. PT at Kansas City, Mo. The Vanguard University men's basketball team will try to add to a historic season when it faces Benedictine in the second round of the NAIA...
  • Lions hammer Cougars

    FRANKFURT, Ky. — Vanguard University senior women's basketball standout Nicole Ballestero loves shooting down Cougars. The Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year, who earned NAIA All-American honors last season, scored 38 points to...
  • Apodaca: Let's pause and recall the influence of Jerry Norman

    With the NCAA tournament underway, it's worth remembering that March Madness hasn't always been around to turn us into a nation of obsessed college basketball fans. Back in more provincial times, one man contributed as much as anyone to raising the...
  • Lions make history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Vanguard University men's basketball team made history on two fronts Friday by defeating Benedictine of Kansas, 81-70, in the second round of the NAIA Tournament at Municipal Arena. Junior DeAngelo Jones had 25 points and...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: Vanguard vs. Georgetown of Kentucky

    Vanguard University Pregame Vs. Georgetown of Kentucky Saturday at 2 p.m. PT The Vanguard University men's basketball team is in uncharted territory when it faces Georgetown of Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Tournament on Saturday at 2 p.m....
  • All-League Girls' Basketball: Bruening on first team

    Corona del Mar High sophomore Natalia Bruening has earned first-team All-Pacific Coast League status for the recently completed girls' basketball season. Bruening, a 6-foot-3 forward, produced team-best averages of 14.5 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks...
  • Women's Basketball: Ballestero tops four Lions lauded

    Nicole Ballestero, a returning first-team All-American who led Vanguard to the program's fourth undefeated regular season, has been named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year in women's basketball. Ballestero, a 5-foot-8 guard, averaged a...
  • Men's Basketball: Lions earn top GSAC honors

    Senior guard Preston Wynne, who led the Vanguard University men's basketball team to the program's first Golden State Athletic Conference title since 1990, its first outright crown since 1989, has been named Player of the Year by conference coaches....
  • SMU rallies to top UCI in NIT

    DALLAS — The UC Irvine men's basketball completed its season on Wednesday, falling at SMU, 68-54, in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The top-seeded Mustangs (24-9) overcame a 30-29 halftime deficit and a sub-par shooting...
  • Lions outrun Life

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Junior Keith Mason had a career-high 27 points and added 13 rebounds, while senior Preston Wynne produced 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Vanguard University men's basketball team to a 103-94 victory over Life University...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UC Irvine vs. UC Riverside

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. UC Riverside Big West Conference Tournament quarterfinal Thursday, 6 p.m. at Honda Center UC Irvine, the Big West Conference regular-season men's basketball champion, begins its quest to win three games in three days and...