1986–87 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1986–87 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
ConferencePacific Coast Athletic Association
1986–87 record14–14 (9–9 PCAA)
Head coachBill Mulligan (7th season)
Home arenaCrawford Hall/Bren Events Center
Seasons
1986–87 PCAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 UNLV 18 0   1.000     37 2   .949
UC Santa Barbara 10 8   .556     16 12   .571
San Jose State 10 8   .556     16 14   .533
Cal State Fullerton 9 9   .500     17 13   .567
New Mexico State 9 9   .500     15 15   .500
UC Irvine 9 9   .500     14 14   .500
Utah State 8 10   .444     15 16   .484
Long Beach State 7 11   .389     10 17   .370
Pacific 6 12   .333     10 17   .370
Fresno State 4 14   .222     9 20   .310
1987 PCAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986–87 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1986–87 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Anteaters were led by sixth year head coach Bill Mulligan. UCI played their first three home games at Crawford Hall until the new Bren Events Center was opened on January 8. They were members of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association. They finished the season 14–14 and 9–9 in PCAA play.

Previous season[edit]

The 1985–86 Anteaters featured only one returning starter and the rest of the starting line-up was made up of transfers, including future NBA head coach Scott Brooks.[1] Despite a slow start, the anteaters finished with an overall record of 16–11 which included an upset of #6 UNLV. They were invited to the 1986 National Invitation Tournament where they defeated UCLA and lost to BYU.

Roster[edit]

1986–87 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 12 Scott Brooks 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr French Camp, CA
G 23 Joe Buchanan 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Seattle, WA
C Mike Doktorczyk 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
So
F 22 Rob Doktorczyk 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So San Pedro, CA
F 30 Wayne Englestad 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Jr Rosemead, CA
F Steve Florentine 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Fr
G Kevin Floyd 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
So
G 25 Mike Hess 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Jr
C Arthur Phillips 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Fr
G 25 Peter Strauss 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Hilton Head, SC
G Jason Turner 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Fr
F Mike Warren 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
So
F Frank Woods 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Jr
Head coach

Bill Mulligan

Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: September 19, 2017

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-Conference Season
November 28, 1986*
Nebraska W 109–101  1–0
Crawford Hall (1,458)
Irvine, CA
December 1, 1986*
Bradley W 121–111  2–0
Crawford Hall (1,229)
Irvine, CA
December 4, 1986*
at Tulsa L 66–84  2–1
Tulsa Convention Center (7,135)
Tulsa, OK
December 6, 1986*
at Oral Roberts W 92–91 OT 3–1
Mabee Center (3,569)
Tulsa, OK
December 16, 1986*
at Boise State L 71–81  3–2
BSU Pavilion (4,129)
Boise, ID
December 18, 1986*
at Montana L 80–101  3–3
Dahlberg Arena (5,604)
Missoula, MT
December 20, 1986*
Pepperdine W 103–91  4–3
Crawford Hall (1,247)
Irvine, CA
December 28, 1986*
Eastern Washington
Anteater Classic
W 97–68  5–3
Long Beach Arena[2] (3,467)
Long Beach, CA
December 29, 1986*
No. 3 Iowa
Anteater Classic
L 103–105  5–4
Long Beach Arena (4,380)
Long Beach, CA
Conference Season
January 3, 1987
at No. 1 UNLV L 72–114  5–5
(0–1)
Thomas & Mack Center (19,058)
Paradise, NV
January 5, 1987
at Fresno State L 66–66  5–6
(0–2)
Selland Arena (10,132)
Fresno, CA
January 8, 1987
Utah State W 118–96  6–6
(1–2)
Bren Events Center (4,542)
Irvine, CA
January 10, 1987
San Jose State W 89–84  7–6
(2–2)
Bren Events Center (2,743)
Irvine, CA
January 12, 1987
Pacific W 83–77  8–6
(3–2)
Bren Events Center (1,777)
Irvine, CA
January 15, 1987
at Cal State Fullerton W 76–70  9–6
(4–2)
Titan Gym (3,354)
Fullerton, CA
January 17, 1987
at UC Santa Barbara L 75–93  9–7
(4–3)
UC Santa Barbara Events Center (1,441)
Santa Barbara, CA
January 19, 1987
at Long Beach State L 71–78  9–8
(4–4)
Gold Mine (1,862)
Long Beach, CA
January 22, 1987
New Mexico State W 86–80  10–8
(5–4)
Bren Events Center (1,531)
Irvine, CA
January 24, 1987
Long Beach State W 81–66  11–8
(6–4)
Bren Events Center (3,244)
Irvine, CA
January 29, 1987
No. 3 UNLV L 103–114  11–9
(6–5)
Bren Events Center (4,644)
Irvine, CA
February 5, 1987
at San Jose State L 70–95  11–10
(6–6)
San Jose Civic Auditorium (2,481)
San Jose, CA
February 7, 1987
at Utah State L 103–106  11–11
(6–7)
Smith Spectrum (6,540)
Logan, UT
February 12, 1987
UC Santa Barbara L 85–92  11–12
(6–8)
Bren Events Center (2,563)
Irvine, CA
February 14, 1987
Cal State Fullerton W 78–69 OT 12–12
(7–8)
Bren Events Center (4,522)
Irvine, CA
February 19, 1987
at New Mexico State L 66–70 OT 12–13
(7–9)
Pan American Center (7,258)
Las Cruces,NM
February 21, 1987
at Pacific W 90–79  13–13
(8–9)
Alex G. Spanos Center (3,800)
Stockton, CA
February 26, 1987
Fresno State W 92–82  14–13
(9–9)
Bren Events Center (3,204)
Irvine, CA
PCAA Tournament
March 5, 1987
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Quarterfinals
L 81–92  14–14
The Forum (11,338)
Inglewood, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[3][4]

Awards and Honors[edit]

  • Scott Brooks
    • AP Honorable Mention All-American
    • PCAA First Team All-Conference

Source: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCurdie, Jim (November 27, 1985). "UCI Hopes to Rebound". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "E. Washington Beaten by UCI". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, CA. 1986-12-29. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  3. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). UC Irvine Sports. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "Final 1987 Cumulative Basketball Statistics Report" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "UC Irvine Honors" (PDF). UC Irvine Sports. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved September 20, 2017.