1972–73 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1972–73 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
UCI Invitational Champions
ConferenceIndependent
1972–73 record15–13
Seasons

The 1972–73 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1972–73 NCAA College Division men's basketball season. The Anteaters were led by fourth year head coach Tim Tift and played their home games at Crawford Hall. The Anteaters finished the season with an overall record of 15–13 and were not invited to a post season tournament.

Previous season[edit]

The 1971–72 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team finished the season with a record of 16–12. They were invited to the 1972 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament where they lost to Southern Colorado in the regional semifinals and UC Riverside in the regional 3rd place game.

Roster[edit]

1972–73 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
C C. David Baker 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
So
G Sam Bunch 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
So
F Richard Clark 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Sr
F Gary Denton 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
So
F Gary Eubanks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
So
C Scott Magnuson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Jr
F Jerry Maras 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
So
F Marc Martinez 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Fr
G Rich Mraule 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Jr
G Scott Palmer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Fr
F Eric Paulsen 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Jr
G Harlan Peet 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr
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
November 25, 1972*
at Minnesota L 71–93  0–1
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
November 27, 1972*
at North Dakota State W 62–56  1–1
Bison Sports Arena 
Fargo, ND
December 1, 1972*
at Hawaii L 75–99  1–2
Neal S. Blaisdell Center 
Honolulu, HI
December 2, 1972*
at Hawaii L 82–99  1–3
Neal S. Blaisdell Center 
Honolulu, HI
December 9, 1972*
Montana State W 82–76  2–3
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 16, 1972*
John Brown W 83–70  3–3
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 19, 1972*
Central W 74–61  4–3
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 22, 1972*
vs. Loyola Marymount
International City Classic
L 58–92  4–4
Long Beach Arena[1] 
Long Beach, CA
December 23, 1972*
vs. Long Island W 67–65  5–4
Long Beach Arena 
Long Beach, CA
December 27, 1972*
North Park W 74–64  6–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 29, 1972*
Humboldt State W 74–67  7–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
December 30, 1972*
Cal State Northridge W 83–75  8–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 2, 1973*
Taylor W 80–79  9–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 3, 1973*
Macalester Scots W 72–63  10–4
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 9, 1973*
at Montana State L 59–75  10–5
MSU Fieldhouse 
Bozeman, MT
January 11, 1973*
at Idaho State L 49–61  10–6
Holt Arena 
Pocatello, ID
January 13, 1973*
at Puget Sound L 49–55  10–7
 
Tacoma, WA
January 19, 1973*
UC San Diego
All-Cal Tournament
W 69–63  11–7
Crawford Hall[2] 
Irvine, CA
January 20, 1973*
UC Riverside
All-Cal Tournament
W 69–68  12–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 27, 1973*
Stanislaus State W 86–71  13–7
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
January 30, 1973*
Cal Poly Pomona L 66–70  13–8
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 1, 1973*
Cal State Fullerton L 64–70  13–9
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 3, 1973*
Cal State Northridge L 59–65  13–10
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 6, 1973*
at Chapman W 80–72  14–10
 
Orange, CA
February 13, 1973*
at UC Riverside L 65–69  14–11
UC Riverside Gymnasium 
Riverside, CA
February 17, 1973*
at Cal State Northridge L 63–64  14–12
Matadome 
Northridge, CA
February 23, 1973*
Chapman W 73–61  15–12
Crawford Hall 
Irvine, CA
February 27, 1973*
at Cal State Fullerton L 76–92  15–13
Titan Gym 
Fullerton, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distel, Dave (23 December 1972). "CSLB 104-62 Winner Over Long Island U." Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ "UC Riverside, UCI Advance in Tournament". Los Angeles Times. 20 January 1973.
  3. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). NCAA. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved October 10, 2017.