1965–66 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1965–66 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
ConferenceIndependent
1965–66 record15–11
Head coachDanny Rogers (1st season)
Home arenaCampus Hall
Seasons

The 1965–66 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1965–66 NCAA College Division men's basketball season. This was the program's first season competing in intercollegiate athletics. The Anteaters were led by first year head coach Danny Rogers and played their home games at Campus Hall. They finished their inaugural season 15–11.

Roster[edit]

1965–66 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
Skip Allan
Dave Ault
Jeff Bland
Charlie Brande
Bill Brockman
Tom Bryan
Eric Carlson
Bill Carroll
John Driscoll
Jim Farley
Dale Finney
Dave Fontius
Greg Gaylord
Bob Johnson
Sheldon Keitel
Bob Lund
Eldon McBride
Scott McOwen
Don Messerchmitt
Mark Nelson
Mike Novack
Bill Roley
Nick Sanden
Head coach

Danny Rogers

Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
December 1, 1965*
UC Riverside W 85–71  1–0
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 3, 1965*
Cal Poly W 81–72  2–0
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 4, 1965*
Pomona L 77–87  2–1
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 10, 1965*
PHIBPAC W 87–74  3–1
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 20, 1965*
vs. Long Beach State
Kris Kringle Klassic
L 84–92  3–2
Titan Gym[1] 
Fullerton, CA
December 21, 1965*
vs. Redlands
Kris Kringle Klassic
W 65–61  4–2
Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
December 22, 1965*
vs. UC Davis
Kris Kringle Klassic
L 61–66  4–3
Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
December 29, 1965*
vs. UC Riverside
UC Davis Tournament
W 65–61  5–3
 
Davis, CA
December 30, 1965*
at UC Davis
UC Davis Tournament
L 61–66  5–4
 
Davis, CA
January 5, 1966*
at Caltech W 100–57  6–4
 
Pasadena, CA
January 7, 1966*
at Cal Lutheran W 85–71  7–4
 
Thousands Oaks, CA
January 8, 1966*
at Westmont L 70–78  7–5
 
Montecito, CA
January 14, 1966*
at Chapman L 85–71  7–6
 
Orange, CA
January 15, 1966*
Cal State Fullerton W 74–68  8–6
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 21, 1966*
at San Diego L 52–73  8–7
 
San Diego, CA
January 22, 1966*
at Cal Western L 67–82  8–8
 
San Diego, CA
January 28, 1966*
Fresno Pacific
UCI Invitational
W 85–70  9–8
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 29, 1966*
Chapman
UCI Invitational
L 71–73  9–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 2, 1966*
La Verne W 100–75  10–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 5, 1966*
Cal Baptist W 109–75  11–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 12, 1966*
Westmont W 100–87  12–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 15, 1966*
Biola W 91–54  13–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 18, 1966*
at UC Riverside W 80–69  14–9
UC Riverside Gymnasium 
Riverside, CA
February 19, 1966*
Caltech W 105–66  15–9
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 25, 1966*
Chapman L 76–80  15–10
Campus Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 26, 1966*
at Cal State Fullerton L 83–85  15–11
Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapman Plays Fullerton Five in Kris Kringle". Los Angeles Times. 21 December 1965.
  2. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). NCAA. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved October 16, 2017.