January 24, 2014
UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Hawaii Saturday, 7 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters have won six in a row, all in 2014, and enter the Big West Conference game 13-7, 4-0 in conference, alone in first place in the nine-team men's basketball conference. UCI, coached by Russell Turner, has won its four Big West games by an average of 11.5 points, but is expected to be tested by the Rainbow Warriors (13-5, 2-2). UCI is 21-4 in its last 25 games at the Bren Center and is off to its best start in conference play since it opened 8-0 in 2006.
January 23, 2014
Digging Too Deep Jill Amadio Mainly Murder Press ; 207 pages Jill Amadio's "Digging Too Deep" is the sort of book that will have you casting the movie version in your head as you read. Put the right director at the helm and these characters could net multiple Oscar nominations - John Malkovich, maybe, as the sinister music professor suspected of murder, or George Clooney as the avuncular Secret Service veteran with a yen for poetry. The English gossip columnist who arrives in America intent on solving a crime?
January 22, 2014
As a devoted newspaper man, Joseph Bell spent his life sharing stories. After two hours and more than a dozen speeches during Bell's memorial Tuesday night, it became clear that Bell's personality and humor touched just as many people as his widely published writing. Bell, a longtime Newport Beach resident known for his extensive publishing record as a freelance writer, journalism educator, author and Daily Pilot columnist, died on Thanksgiving 2013, members of his family said.
January 11, 2014
UCI women's soccer scored the National Soccer Coaches Assocation of America (NSCAA) honor for the third straight season claiming the Team Academic Award. "This program has worked extremely hard to be successful both on and off the field. " Head Coach Scott Juniper said of his Anteaters. "We take pride in our high achievements in the game of soccer, but more importantly, in our academics. This award shows the amount of work and dedication our players put into their studies and in the classroom.
January 11, 2014
RIVERSIDE - Just because UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner elected not to play starting big men Will Davis and Mamadou Ndiaye didn't mean the Anteaters gave anything less than their "Best" effort Saturday night. Mike Best, a 6-foot- 10 sophomore who along with 6-10 junior John Ryan replaced the aforementioned standouts in the starting lineup for the first time all season, had nine points, nine rebounds and five blocks to help the visiting Anteaters handle UC Riverside, 72-52, in a Big West Conference clash at the Student Recreation Center.
December 31, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Washington 72, UC Irvine 69 SEATTLE — Senior guard Jennifer Tsurumoto led the Anteaters with 17 points, including four three pointers in the nonconference game Monday. Junior guard Madison McKenney came off the bench to go five for 10 from the field for 10 points for UCI (6-7). Senior Lauren Spinazze tied her season-high with nine points to go with a season-best six rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Anteaters.