November 22, 2013
UCI Pregame vs. Boston University Saturday, 5:30 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters (3-2) have won three straight and will play the second of their three games in three days as part of the 2K Sports Classic Irvine Subregional. The visiting Terriers (2-2) were defeated by Eastern Washington, 80-68, in the first game of the event on Friday. Will Davis, a 6-foot-8 junior forward and the reigning Big West Conference Player of the Week, entered Friday's game topping UCI at 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest.
November 20, 2013
UC Irvine junior Will Davis has been named Big West Conference Player of the Week in men's basketball. Davis, a 6-foot-8 forward, shot 73.1% from the field (making 10 of 12 attempts) en route to 22 points to lead the Anteaters to an 86-72 nonconference win at Washington on Thursday. He also added seven rebounds and two blocked shots in 26 minutes. Davis, the conference Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore, collected 12 points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in an 84-79 loss at Pacific on Nov. 12 and he finished the week with 13 points in just 11 minutes of a 110-73 home blowout of Pacifica on Sunday.
November 18, 2013
The UC Irvine men's soccer team has earned a first-round bye and will play host to an NCAA Championship second-round match Sunday afternoon at Anteater Stadium. Coach George Kuntz's Anteaters (14-4-3) are the national No. 12 seed and will take on the winner of North Carolina and South Florida Sunday afternoon at 2 in Irvine. The Tar Heels (8-5-5) play host to the Bulls of USF (8-3-9) in a first-round match Thursday night at 7 (ET) in Chapel Hill, N.C. UCI is making its fourth appearance in the NCAA Championship in the past six years.
November 14, 2013
The Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar High boys' water polo teams each won coin flips and will play host to CIF Southern Section Division 1 quarterfinal matches on Saturday. No. 3-seeded Newport Harbor plays host to Dana Hills at 11:30 a.m. CdM plays host to top-seeded Mater Dei at 1 p.m. The Sunset League champion Sailors (22-4) used seven goals from senior Luca Cupido and got past Long Beach Millikan, 16-4, in a first-round match Wednesday. They have not played Dana Hills, the South Coast League champion, this season.
November 14, 2013
Tucked into the corner of an administrative building, awash with the hush-hush of important work, an earth-toned room was occupied by furniture, books and knickknacks. And there it lay - smack-dab in the center. A curvy black case, held together by a medley of criss-crossing, bedraggled red and silver tape, sat on the carpet. An Eiffel Tower sticker bespoke time in France. As Joe Lewis opened it with a click, his eyes twinkled at the sight of the guitar sheathed within. Propping up his foot on a nearby chair, the suit-and-tie-clad dean of UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts began playing a tune.
November 2, 2013
WOMEN'S SOCCER Westmont 1, Vanguard 0 SANTA BARBARA - The host Warriors, ranked No. 3, scored in the 47th minute to earn a two-game conference sweep of the defending champion Lions, ranked No. 10, on Saturday. Tiffany DiMaculangan scored an unassisted goal for the difference. Vanguard (14-3, 7-3 in conference) finished third and is the No. 3 seed for the six-team GSAC Tournament that begins Tuesday. Vanguard will play host to No. 6-seeded Biola at a time to be determined on Tuesday.