2012–13 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team

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2012–13 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball
UC Irvine Anteaters logo.svg
CIT, Second Round
ConferenceBig West Conference
2012–13 record21–16 (11–7 Big West)
Head coachRussell Turner (3rd season)
Assistant coachAli Ton
Assistant coachRyan Badrtalei
Assistant coachNick Booker
Home arenaBren Events Center
Seasons
2012–13 Big West men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Long Beach State 14 4   .778     19 14   .576
Pacific 13 5   .722     22 13   .629
Cal Poly 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
UC Irvine 11 7   .611     21 16   .568
Hawaii 10 8   .556     17 13   .567
UC Davis 9 9   .500     14 17   .452
UC Santa Barbara 7 11   .389     11 20   .355
Cal State Fullerton 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
Cal State Northridge 5 13   .278     14 17   .452
UC Riverside* 3 15   .167     6 25   .194
2013 Big West Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll
*ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties

The 2012–13 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team represented the University of California, Irvine during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Anteaters, led by third year head coach Russell Turner, played their home games at the Bren Events Center and were members of the Big West Conference. They finished the season 21–16, 11–7 in Big West play to finish in fourth place. They advanced to the championship game of the Big West Tournament where they lost to Pacific. They were invited to the 2013 CIT where they defeated High Point in the first round before losing in the second round to Oral Roberts.

Off-Season[edit]

2012 Recruiting Class[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Connor Clifford
C
Huntington Beach, CA Ocean View High School 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) N/A  
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 80
Alex Young
PG
Phoenix, OR Phoenix High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) N/A  
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: n/a   Rivals: n/a  ESPN: n/a
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "ESPN - UC Irvine Basketball Recruiting 2012". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
  • "2012 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2017-10-20.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 UC Irvine Anteaters men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 21 Alex-Javad Assadipour 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Jr Ankara (Turkey)
C 42 Conor Clifford 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 268 lb (122 kg) Fr Huntington Beach, California
F 3 Will Davis II 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Sacramento, California
G 24 Dominique Dunning Current redshirt 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 213 lb (97 kg) So Corona, California
G 0 Derick Flowers 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Sr Los Angeles, California
C 20 Adam Folker 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Marham, Ontario (Canada)
F 35 Ege Mala 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr İzmir (Turkey)
F 4 Reed McConnell 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Fr Atherton, California
G 5 Chris McNealy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Jr Danville, California
C 25 John Ryan 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 247 lb (112 kg) RS So El Segundo, California
F 2 Travis Souza 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 222 lb (101 kg) So Turlock, California
G 22 Daman Starring 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Sr Las Vegas, Nevada
F 23 Michael Wilder 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Sr Long Beach, California
G 10 Collin Woods 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 181 lb (82 kg) So Scottsdale, Arizona
G 32 Aaron Wright 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 188 lb (85 kg) RS Fr Cerritos, California
G 1 Alex Young 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 176 lb (80 kg) Fr Phoenix, Oregon
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/03/2012*
7:00 PM
Vanguard W 101–92 
Bren Events Center (846)
Irvine, CA
Regular Season
11/10/2012*
7:00 PM
Nevada W 78–64  1–0
Bren Events Center (1,561)
Irvine, CA
11/13/2012*
8:30 PM, P12N
at No. 13 UCLA
Legends Classic
L 79–80 OT 1–1
Pauley Pavilion (7,254)
Lon Angeles, CA
11/15/2012*
7:00 PM
Pacifica Graduate Institute W 116–47  2–1
Bren Events Center (812)
Irvine, CA
11/19/2012*
4:00 PM
vs. Liberty
Legends Classic
W 64–46  3–1
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (1,089)
Huntsville, TX
11/20/2012*
4:00 PM
vs. Southern Miss
Legends Classic
L 65–69  3–2
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (502)
Huntsville, TX
11/21/2012*
6:00 PM
at Sam Houston State
Legends Classic
L 63–65 OT 3–3
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (531)
Huntsville, TX
11/24/2012*
7:00 PM
at Pepperdine L 62–72  3–4
Firestone Fieldhouse (662)
Malibu, CA
11/28/2012*
7:00 PM, TWCSN
at No. 24 UNLV L 57–85  3–5
Thomas & Mack Center (13,876)
Paradise, NV
12/04/2012*
7:00 PM
San Diego Christian W 94–52  4–5
Bren Events Center (691)
Irvine, CA
12/08/2012*
6:00 PM
at Weber State L 51–65  4–6
Dee Events Center (5,761)
Ogden, UT
12/15/2012*
7:00 PM
at Fresno State W 58–51  5–6
Save Mart Center (6,376)
Fresno, CA
12/18/2012*
7:00 PM
LSU L 60–66  5–7
Bren Events Center (1,536)
Irvine, CA
12/20/2012*
8:00 PM, P12N
at USC W 61–54  6–7
Galen Center (3,879)
Los Angeles, CA
12/29/2012
7:00 PM
UC Davis W 69–58 OT 7–7 (1–0)
Bren Events Center (1,401)
Irvine, CA
01/03/2013
7:00 PM
at UC Santa Barbara L 71–74  7–8 (1–1)
The Thunderdome (2,094)
Santa Barbara, CA
01/05/2013
7:00 PM
at Cal Poly L 67–72  7–9 (1–2)
Mott Gym (2,125)
San Luis Obispo, CA
01/09/2013
8:00 PM, ESPNU
Hawaiʻi W 68–64  8–9 (2–2)
Bren Events Center (1,541)
Irvine, CA
01/12/2013
4:00 PM, PT
Cal State Northridge W 79–69  9–9 (3–2)
Bren Events Center (3,907)
Irvine, CA
01/17/2013
8:00 PM
at Cal State Fullerton W 92–65  10–9 (4–2)
Titan Gym (798)
Fullerton, CA
01/19/2013
7:00 PM
at UC Riverside L 58–68  10–10 (4–3)
UC Riverside Student Recreation Center (882)
Riverside, CA
01/26/2013
4:00 PM, PT
at Long Beach State L 59–81  10–11 (4–4)
Walter Pyramid (3,580)
Long Beach, CA
01/30/2013
7:00 PM
Cal Poly W 52–45  11–11 (5–4)
Bren Events Center (1,110)
Irvine, CA
02/02/2013
7:00 PM
UC Santa Barbara W 62–60  12–11 (6–4)
Bren Events Center (3,430)
Irvine, CA
02/07/2013
7:00 PM
at Cal State Northridge L 61–70  12–12 (6–5)
Matadome (1,111)
Northridge, CA
02/09/2013
9:00 PM
at Hawaiʻi L 72–78  12–13 (6–6)
Stan Sheriff Center (7,011)
Honolulu, HI
02/13/2013
7:00 PM
UC Riverside W 52–48  13–13 (7–6)
Bren Events Center (881)
Irvine, CA
02/16/2013
8:00 PM, PT
Cal State Fullerton W 86–66  14–13 (8–6)
Bren Events Center (1,847)
Irvine, CA
02/20/2013
7:00 PM
Pacific W 68–59  15–13 (9–6)
Bren Events Center (825)
Irvine, CA
02/23/2013*
3:00 PM
at Texas–Arlington
BracketBusters
W 77–70  16–13
College Park Center (1,349)
Arlington, TX
03/02/2013
4:00 PM, FSW
Long Beach State W 72–69  17–13 (10–6)
Bren Events Center (3,035)
Irvine, CA
03/07/2013
7:00 PM
at Pacific L 62–70  17–14 (10–7)
Alex G. Spanos Center (1,737)
Stockton, CA
03/09/2013
7:00 PM
at UC Davis W 88–85  18–14 (11–7)
The Pavilion (2,477)
Davis, CA
Big West Tournament
03/14/2013
8:30 PM, PT
vs. Hawaiʻi
Quarterfinals
W 71–60  19–14
Honda Center (3,942)
Anaheim, CA
03/15/2013
6:30 PM, ESPN3
vs. Long Beach State
Semifinals
W 67–60  20–14
Honda Center (5,136)
Anaheim, CA
03/16/2013
7:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. Pacific
Championship Game
L 55–64  20–15
Honda Center (6,795)
Anaheim, CA
CIT
03/20/2013*
7:30 PM
High Point
First Round
W 80–71  21–15
Crawford Hall (368)
Irvine, CA
03/25/2013*
5:00 PM
at Oral Roberts
Second Round
L 62–76  21–16
Mabee Center (2,142)
Tulsa, OK
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

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