UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye, who is the tallest player in NCAA Division I at 7 feet, 6 inches, stands in the huddle during a break in a game earlier this season against Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UC Irvine To Make NCAA Tournament Debut Against No. 4 Seed Louisville

March Madness is about to descend on UC Irvine.


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Davis Scores 24 As UC Irvine Drops Cal Poly, 63-56

Will Davis II scored 24 points and UC Irvine got past Cal Poly 63-56 on Thursday to remain in second place in the Big West.



UC Irvine Holds Off UC Riverside for 52-48 victory

Michael Wilder scored 17 points, including four 3-pointers, and UC Irvine held off a late rally to claim a 52-48 victory over struggling UC Riverside on Wednesday night.


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UC Irvine Opens Hoops Season With Loss To #13 Illinois

Reserve Brandon Paul scored all of his 18 points on 3-pointers to lead No. 13 Illinois to a 79-65 season-opening win over UC-Irvine on Monday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic.


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UC Irvine To Tip-Off NCAA Hoops Season At #16 Illinois

Illinois doesn’t expect depth to be a concern with all five starters and seven of its top eight scorers back from last season. That experience could be important as the team deals with very high expectations.