| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Four points, 11 rebounds, four blocked shots. That was center Mamadou Ndiaye's contribution last week in 33 minutes toward UC Irvine's 46-44 victory over Long Beach State.
It might be the most deceiving box score line in college basketball this season....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
There should be fewer creampuffs for UCLA’s basketball team to munch on in the future.
The Bruins’ non-conference schedule prepared them well for conference play. Of course, that’s provided that conference is the Big West or Big Sky,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The UC Irvine Anteaters were chosen by a vote of the media to win the Big West Conference men's basketball title.
UC Irvine finished with with 183 points and nine first-place votes. UC Santa Barbara was second with 167, votes with Cal Poly and Long...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:05 AM
UCLA believes it is a worthy national champion, the best college baseball team in the nation.
But Coach John Savage wasn’t thinking that way a couple of weeks ago, when the Bruins were preparing to meet Cal State Fullerton in a best-of-three-games...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Long Beach State will play North Carolina in basketball for the third consecutive season in 2012, the latest example that 49ers Coach Dan Monson doesn't duck anybody.
More evidence: Long Beach will also play Syracuse, Ohio State, Arizona, UCLA and USC...
| Mar 17, 2013
Cal Poly overcame the loss of star forward Kayla Griffin on Saturday to upset top-seeded Pacific, 63-49, in the Big West Conference women's basketball tournament final at Honda Center.
The win earned the second-seeded Mustangs their first trip to the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:33 PM
James Ennis was like the fifth Beatle on last season's Long Beach State basketball team, a back-beat junior in a Fab Four senior lineup led by lead slinger Casper Ware.
Ennis, they say, was the quiet one as the 49ers swept through the Big West...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Top-seeded Long Beach State versus injury-ravaged Cal State Fullerton went just as you might expect a game with that billing would go.
Fullerton's Titans were tenacious enough in Thursday night's opening round of the Big West Conference tournament. They...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:32 PM
The school with the funny nickname is 40 minutes from becoming no joke.
UC Irvine had a great coach once in Bill Mulligan. The school has produced a roster of star players that includes Kevin Magee, Ben McDonald and Scott Brooks.
The mighty Anteaters,...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:43 PM
UC Irvine men's basketball team will not be making its first NCAA tournament appearance.
This is not the year to finally fear the Anteater.
Top-seeded Pacific jumped to an early lead Saturday night and never lost it on its way to a 64-55 win in the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Announcement, ESPN's film about Magic Johnsons HIV disclosure, airs Sunday night....