1969–70 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1969–70 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
ConferenceIndependent
1969–70 record17–9
Head coachTim Tift (1st season)
Home arenaCrawford Hall
Seasons

The 1969–70 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1969–70 NCAA College Division men's basketball season. The Anteaters were led by first year head coach Tim Tift and played their home games at Crawford Hall. The anteaters finished the season with a record 17–9.

Previous Season[edit]

The 1967–68 UC Irvine Anteaters finished with a record of 19–9 under second year coach Dick Davis. They were invited to the 1969 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament where they lost to the San Francisco State Gators in the regional semifinals and defeated theUC Davis Aggies in the regional third place game. The anteaters finished the season with a record 19–9. At the end of the season, head coach Dick Davis accepted the head coach position at San Diego State and frosh coach Tim Tift was promoted to replace him as the anteater's head coach.[1][2]

Roster[edit]

1969–70 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G Brad Baker 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
So
G Mike Barnes 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Sr
G Keith Bean 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Jr
F Ed Burlingham 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
So
F Jeff Cunningham 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Sr
F John Farwell 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr
G Gary Fox 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
So
C Bill George 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
So
G John Glavinovich 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Sr
C Les Mingo 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Jr
F Bill Moore 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
So
G Steve Sabins 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Sr
F Robbie Sagehorn 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
So
G Larry Wasserman 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
So
Head coach

Tim Tift (Pepperdine)

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
city, state
Regular Season
December 1, 1969*
at Nebraska L 73–76  0–1
Nebraska Coliseum 
Lincoln, NE
December 3, 1969*
at Colorado L 65–80  0–2
Balch Fieldhouse 
Boulder, CO
December 6, 1969*
Cal State LA L 87–90 OT 0–3
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 13, 1969*
at San Diego State L 68–80  0–4
Peterson Gym 
San Diego, CA
December 26, 1969*
Tahoe College
UCI Invitational
W 98–74  1–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 27, 1969*
Cal State Fullerton
UCI Invitational
W 86–65  2–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 29, 1969*
Northern Arizona
UCI Invitational
L 84–86  2–5
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 3, 1970*
San Francisco State W 95–81  3–5
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 7, 1970*
John F. Kennedy W 95–81  4–5
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 9, 1970*
Cal State Fullerton W 84–79  5–5
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 16, 1970*
at UC Riverside L 95–97  5–6
UC Riverside Gymnasium 
Riverside, CA
January 17, 1970*
at Cal Poly Pomona W 72–70  6–6
Kellogg Gym 
Pomona, CA
January 23, 1970*
at UC Davis
UC Davis Tournament
L 73–91  6–7
 
Davis, CA
January 24, 1970*
vs. UC Riverside
UC Davis Tournament
W 86–70  7–7
 
Davis, CA
January 30, 1970*
San Fernando Valley State W 92–83  8–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 31, 1970*
Cal Poly W 85–72  9–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 4, 1970*
at Chapman W 77–66  10–7
 
Orange, CA
February 6, 1970*
San Jose State W 91–80  11–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 10, 1970*
UC San Diego W 94–80  12–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 13, 1970*
at Cal State Fullerton W 70–68  13–7
Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
February 17, 1970*
Chapman W 74–72  14–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 20, 1970*
UC Riverside L 76–78  14–8
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 21, 1970*
Cal Poly Pomona W 99–91  15–8
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 23, 1970*
Cal State Stanislaus W 102–74  16–8
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 27, 1970*
at San Fernando Valley State W 86–75  17–8
Matadome 
Northridge, CA
February 28, 1970*
Cal Poly L 88–103  17–9
Mott Gym 
San Luis Obispo, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010-11 San Diego State Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). goaztecs.com. San Diego State Aztec.
  2. ^ Chortkoff, Mitch (15 March 1969). "MAY JOIN AZTECS: Scholarship Problem Vexes UCI's Davis". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). NCAA. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved October 10, 2017.