1987–88 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1987–88 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
Freedom Bowl Classic Champions
ConferencePacific Coast Athletic Association
1987–88 record16–14 (9–9 PCAA)
Head coachBill Mulligan (8th season)
Home arenaBren Events Center
Seasons
1987–88 Pacific Coast Athletic Association men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#12 UNLV 15 3   .833     28 6   .824
UC Santa Barbara 13 5   .722     22 8   .733
Utah State 13 5   .722     21 10   .677
Long Beach State 11 7   .611     17 12   .586
UC Irvine 9 9   .500     16 14   .533
New Mexico State 8 10   .444     16 16   .500
San Jose State 8 10   .444     14 15   .483
Cal State Fullerton 7 11   .389     12 17   .414
Fresno State 6 12   .333     9 19   .321
Pacific 0 18   .000     5 24   .172
1988 PCAA Tournament winner

The 1987–88 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1987–88 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Anteaters were led by eighth year head coach Bill Mulligan and played at the Bren Events Center. They were members of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association. They finished the season 14–14, 9–9 in PCAA play and reached the PCAA Tournament finals for the first time.

Previous season[edit]

The 1986–87 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team finished the season with a record of 14–14 and 9–9 in PCAA play. They were eliminated in the first round of the PCAA Tournament by Cal State Fullerton.

Roster[edit]

1987–88 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F Justin Anderson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
John Boyle
G Chris Cresswell 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
C Mike Doktorczyk 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
F 30 Wayne Englestad 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Rosemead, CA
F Steve Florentine 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
G Kevin Floyd 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
F Jeff Herdman 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Fr
G 25 Mike Hess 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Hilton Head, SC
G Tyrone Howard 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
C Ed Johansen 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
F Mike Labat
G Eddie Shannon 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
G 25 Peter Strauss 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Hilton Head, SC
F Frank Woods 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
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 27, 1987*
Army
Freedom Bowl Classic
W 90–68  1–0
Bren Events Center (1,469)
Irvine, CA
November 28, 1987*
Manhattan
Freedom Bowl Classic
W 86–83  2–0
Bren Events Center (1,787)
Irvine, CA
December 1, 1987*
at Pepperdine L 89–91  2–1
Firestone Fieldhouse (2,077)
Malibu, CA
December 4, 1987*
vs. Jacksonville
Hawkeye Classic
W 76–73  3–1
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,500)
Iowa City, IA
December 5, 1987*
at Iowa
Hawkeye Classic
L 88–124  3–2
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,500)
Iowa City, IA
December 11, 1987*
Pennsylvania W 90–66  4–2
Bren Events Center (2,167)
Irvine, CA
December 14, 1987*
New Orleans W 93–91  5–2
Bren Events Center (1,940)
Irvine, CA
December 17, 1987*
at UCLA L 100–116  5–3
Pauley Pavilion (6,735)
Los Angeles, CA
December 19, 1987*
at Bradley L 119–139  5–4
Carver Arena (8,911)
Peoria, IL
Conference Season
January 4, 1988
UC Santa Barbara L 78–81  5–5
(0–1)
Bren Events Center (3,005)
Irvine, CA
January 7, 1988
at Cal State Fullerton W 81–73  6–5
(1–1)
Titan Gym (3,106)
Fullerton, CA
January 9, 1988
at No. 13 UNLV L 68–103  6–6
(1–2)
Thomas & Mack Center (15,506)
Paradise, NV
January 14, 1988
Utah State W 87–81  7–6
(2–2)
Bren Events Center (2,863)
Irvine, CA
January 16, 1988
San Jose State W 98–77  8–6
(3–2)
Bren Events Center (3,438)
Irvine, CA
January 21, 1988
at Pacific W 87–80  9–6
(4–2)
Alex G. Spanos Center (2,724)
Stockton, CA
January 23, 1988
at Fresno State L 67–71  9–7
(4–3)
Selland Arena (10,159)
Fresno, CA
January 28, 1988
at Long Beach State L 80–100  9–8
(4–4)
Bren Events Center (3,277)
Irvine, CA
January 30, 1988
New Mexico State W 79–62  10–8
(5–4)
Bren Events Center (1,507)
Irvine, CA
February 4, 1988
No. 2 UNLV L 77–99  10–9
(5–5)
Bren Events Center (5,000)
Irvine, CA
February 6, 1988
Cal State Fullerton W 77–99  11–9
(6–5)
Bren Events Center (2,547)
Irvine, CA
February 13, 1988
at Utah State L 83–102  11–10
(6–6)
Smith Spectrum (8,162)
Logan, UT
February 15, 1988
at San Jose State W 63–55  12–10
(7–6)
San Jose Civic Auditorium (1,574)
San Jose, CA
February 18, 1988
Fresno State W 82–78 OT 13–10
(8–6)
Bren Events Center (2,053)
Irvine, CA
February 20, 1988
Pacific W 85–81  14–10
(9–6)
Bren Events Center (3,153)
Irvine, CA
February 25, 1988
at New Mexico State L 59–75  14–11
(9–7)
Pan American Center (4,853)
Las Cruces, NM
February 28, 1988
at Long Beach State L 90–98  14–12
(9–8)
Gold Mine (2,537)
Long Beach, CA
March 5, 1988
at UC Santa Barbara L 77–83  14–13
(9–9)
UC Santa Barbara Events Center (6,000)
Santa Barbara, CA
PCAA Tournament
March 10, 1988
vs. Long Beach State
Quarterfinals
W 74–69  15–13
The Forum (2,000)
Inglewood, CA
March 11, 1988
vs. No. 7 UNLV
Semifinals
W 74–70  16–13
The Forum (12,066)
Inglewood, CA
March 13, 1988
vs. Utah State
Championship Game
L 79–86  16–14
The Forum (7,994)
Inglewood, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). UC Irvine Sports. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Final 1988 Cumulative Basketball Statistics Report" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved July 22, 2017.