| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:00 PM
Corona del Mar High girls' basketball Coach Mark Decker talked with pride during the season about the number of two-sport athletes on his team.
Junior Natalia Bruening, the Sea Kings' 6-foot-4 forward, would be at the top of that list.
| Apr 18, 2015
| 11:21 PM
When it was over, in a tidy 81 minutes no less, the seniors wore the ceremonial Hawaii leis and the entire team ran under and through the crowd's human tunnel.
But the UC Irvine men's volleyball team is now intent on laying claim to the program's...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:25 PM
David Baker, the president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, couldn't help but laugh Friday at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, where he told the story about giving Ray Guy some good news.
Everyone in attendance for the Ronnie Lott IMPACT (Integrity,...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:48 PM
UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-6 sophomore during the recently completed men's basketball season, has announced he will not declare himself eligible for the 2015 NBA Draft.
"After thinking things over and talking with the people closest to me, I...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Together they sat and watched a projection screen, with anticipation. The UC Irvine Anteaters began to get excited when they saw Louisville (24-8) flash up as the No. 4 seed in the East Region during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Selection Show...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:55 PM
At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level.
Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:35 PM
A weekend flirtation with George Mason has resulted in an agreement from the UC Irvine athletic department to raise men's basketball coach Russell Turner's salary and extend the length of his contract, UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi and Turner...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 12:44 AM
ANAHEIM — UC Irvine is celebrating its 50th year of existence and there are few traditions that have stood the test of five decades. But the inability of the Anteaters' men's basketball team to make the NCAA Division I tournament is still one of...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:21 PM
ANAHEIM — Thursday night's Big West Conference men's basketball tournament quarterfinal between No. 3-seeded UC Irvine and No. 6-seeded UC Riverside was all about culture change.
And the Petri dish for the Anteaters' 63-54 victory at Honda...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 9:22 PM
Luke Nelson took his history final Thursday morning. About five hours later, the UC Irvine sophomore guard's attempt to delay finality to a historic men's basketball season bounded off the rim.
Nelson's potential go-ahead three-pointer from about 26...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:51 PM
Amid the smell of popcorn and pizza, the bobbing gold and blue balloons and the blaring 5-foot projection TVs, fans of UC Irvine basketball had the jitters.
Hundreds of students and alumni crowded the Newkirk Alumni Center on campus Friday afternoon...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:56 PM
The steps to the UC Irvine men's basketball team's first Big Dance have been frequently performed with a limp.
The No. 13-seeded Anteaters (21-12), who make the 50-year-old program's inaugural appearance in the NCAA Tournament on Friday against No. 4-...