KCBS/KCAL’s Kristine Leahy Introduces You To Country’s Tallest Basketball Player – UC Irvine’s Mamadou Ndiaye
Starting freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is averaging eight points, six rebounds and three blocks per game for UC Irvine. That is not surprising for a player who stands 7 feet and six inches tall.
Chris McNealy scored 17 points and UC Irvine defeated UC Santa Barbara 71-60 Thursday night in a matchup of the Big West’s first-place teams.
Dominique Dunning, who just posted a career-high 11 points last Saturday, came off the bench to score a new career-high 20 points as UC Irvine dominated UC Riverside 70-52 Saturday night.
Luke Nelson scored a career-high 28 points and UC Irvine held on for a 61-58 win over Long Beach State Thursday.
UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake is quitting to take the top job at Ohio State University, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday.
Chris McNealy scored 22 points Thursday night as UC Irvine rolled over Cal State-Fullerton 72-54 for its third straight Big West Conference win.
After taking a stand as the only University of California campus to allow electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco, UC Irvine has reversed its decision under pressure from UC officials.
The University of California Irvine will allow students and staff to puff electronic cigarettes and chew tobacco on campus, despite a university system-wide ban that took effect Wednesday.
It wasn’t exactly the way it has been going for Arizona State, but the Sun Devils withstood a late rally to finish a respectable non-conference schedule.
University of California students in Riverside and Irvine will soon have the ability to take online courses offered by other campuses within the system.
The tallest NCAA player came up big on Thursday night, when 7-foot-6 freshman Mamadou Ndiaye scored 18 points, added nine blocks and eight rebounds to lead UC Irvine to an 86-72 win over host Washington.
Ross Rivera scored 21 points and Sama Taku added 20 with 11 free throws as Pacific outlasted UC Irvine 84-79 Tuesday night.
Allen Huddleston launched a 3-pointer from half court at the overtime buzzer, lifting Fresno State over UC Irvine 98-87 on Friday night.
A 31-year-old man who patrols two Orange County college campuses posted pro-Nazi and anti-black sentiments on the Internet, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
Attorneys are appealing a federal decision to dismiss claims that alleged three University of California campuses failed to respond effectively to anti-Semitism displays during events at the schools.