1994–95 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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1994–95 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
ConferenceBig West Conference
1994–95 record13–16 (6–12 Big West)
Head coachRod Baker (4th season)
Home arenaBren Events Center
Seasons
1994–95 Big West men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Utah State 14 4   .778     21 8   .724
New Mexico State 13 5   .722     25 10   .714
Long Beach State 13 5   .722     20 10   .667
Nevada 12 6   .667     18 11   .621
Pacific 9 9   .500     14 13   .519
UC Santa Barbara 8 10   .444     13 14   .481
UNLV 7 11   .389     12 16   .429
UC Irvine 6 12   .333     13 16   .448
Cal State Fullerton 5 13   .278     7 20   .259
San Jose State 3 15   .167     4 23   .148
Big West Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994–95 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 1994–95 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Anteaters were led by fourth year head coach Rod Baker and played at the Bren Events Center and were members of the Big West Conference.

Previous season[edit]

The 1993–94 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team finished the season with a record of 10–20, 4–14 in Big West play and made a surprise run to the Big West Conference Tournament finals.

Roster[edit]

1994–95 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
C Dan Augulis 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
So
F Shaun Battle 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Jr
G Chris Brown
Sr
F Khalid Channell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Sr
G Danny Fernandez 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr
G Brian Keefe 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Fr
G 5 Raimonds Miglinieks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Riga (Latvia)
F Mark Odsather 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Sr
G Kevin Scott 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
So
F Kevin Simmons 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Fr
F LaDay Smith 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Sr
G Shauhin Talesh 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
Jr
F Michael Tate 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr
G Zuri Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Sr
Head coach

Rod Baker (College of the Holy Cross)

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
November 30, 1994*
at Oklahoma L 77–99  0–1
Lloyd Noble Center (6,485)
Norman, OK
December 2, 1994*
vs. No. 14 Ohio
Hawkeye Invitational
L 72–81 OT 0–2
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (13,045)
Iowa City, IA
December 3, 1994*
vs. Pepperdine
Hawkeye Invitational
W 75–68  1–2
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (14,300)
Iowa City, IA
December 10, 1994*
at San Diego W 73–70  2–2
USD Sports Center (1,767)
San Diego, CA
December 17, 1994*
at No. 13 Arizona State L 58–87  2–3
Wells Fargo Arena (6,249)
Tempe, AZ
December 20, 1994*
Oregon State W 89–73  3–3
Bren Events Center (2,410)
Irvine, CA
December 23, 1994*
St. Mary's W 69–66  4–3
Bren Events Center (1,846)
Irvine, CA
January 3, 1995
Cal State Fullerton L 68–74  4–4
(0–1)
Bren Events Center (2,108)
Irvine, CA
January 7, 1995
at UNLV L 80–84  4–5
(0–2)
Thomas & Mack Center (9,937)
Paradise, NV
January 9, 1995
at No. 24 New Mexico State L 80–85  4–6
(0–3)
Pan American Center (6,823)
Las Cruces, NM
January 14, 1995
Nevada L 83–95  4–7
(0–4)
Bren Events Center (2,604)
Irvine, CA
January 16, 1995
Utah State L 87–93  4–8
(0–5)
Bren Events Center (1,875)
Irvine, CA
January 19, 1995
at Pacific L 77–86  4–9
(0–6)
Alex G. Spanos (2,225)
Stockton, CA
January 22, 1995
at San Jose State W 85–74  5–9
(1–6)
Event Center Arena (1,037)
San Jose, CA
January 26, 1995
Long Beach State W 78–68  6–9
(2–6)
Bren Events Center (3,400)
Irvine, CA
January 28, 1995
UC Santa Barbara W 62–58  7–9
(3–6)
Bren Events Center (2,918)
Irvine, CA
February 2, 1995
UNLV W 82–69  8–9
(4–6)
Bren Events Center (2,494)
Irvine, CA
February 4, 1995
New Mexico State L 77–102  8–10
(4–7)
Bren Events Center (3,058)
Irvine, CA
February 9, 1995
Utah State L 67–94  8–11
(4–8)
Smith Spectrum (6,865)
Logan, UT
February 11, 1995
at Nevada L 79–95  8–12
(4–9)
Lawlor Events Center (5,681)
Reno, NV
February 16, 1995
San Jose State W 79–49  9–12
(5–9)
Bren Events Center (2,398)
Irvine, CA
February 18, 1995
Pacific L 83–84  9–13
(5–10)
Bren Events Center (2,955)
Irvine, CA
February 23, 1995
at UC Santa Barbara L 73–79  9–14
(5–11)
UC Santa Barbara Events Center (2,123)
Santa Barbara, CA
February 25, 1995
at Long Beach State L 71–84  9–15
(5–12)
The Pyramid (5,003)
Long Beach, CA
March 1, 1995*
Cal State Northridge W 89–73  10–15
Bren Events Center (1,741)
Irvine, CA
March 4, 1995
at Cal State Fullerton W 91–83  11–15
(6–12)
Titan Gym (1,126)
Fullerton, CA
Big West Conference Tournament
March 9, 1995
vs. Cal State Fullerton W 76–69  12–15
Thomas & Mack Center (3,711)
Paradise, NV
March 10, 1995
vs. Utah State W 76–72  13–15
Thomas & Mack Center (3,522)
Paradise, NV
March 11, 1995
vs. Nevada L 69–88  13–16
Thomas & Mack Center (4,450)
Paradise, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[1][2]

Awards & Honors[edit]

  • Raimonds Miglinieks
    • Big West First Team All-Conference
  • Brian Keefe
    • Big West All-Freshman Team
  • Kevin Simmons
    • Big West All-Freshman Team

Source: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UC Irvine Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). UC Irvine Sports. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Final 1995 Cumulative Basketball Statistics Report" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "UC Irvine Honors" (PDF). UC Irvine Sports. UC Irvine Athletics. Retrieved September 21, 2017.