May 13, 2000 |
UC Irvine thanked men's basketball Coach Pat Douglass for a job well done Friday, extending his contract by two years. Douglass' contract, originally set to expire in 2002, now extends through 2004, but without a raise from his base salary of about $110,000. Douglass did not seek the extension, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero said. "We just felt we wanted to make a commitment to Pat and the foundation he has laid with his program," Guerrero said.
March 12, 2000 |
MEN AUTOMATIC BIDS Arizona (26-6): Pac-10: Steals No. 1 in West and packs for Salt Lake City. St. John's (24-7): Big East: Think Barkley will want to play? Temple (26-5): Atlantic 10: Owls can make case for No. 1 in South. Saint Louis (19-13): Conference USA: Lorenzo Romar pulls off a minor miracle. Hofstra (24-6): America East: Flying Dutchmen take flying leap into tournament. Winthrop (21-8): Big South: Packer troubled because this was once a "girly" college. N.C.
January 23, 2000 |
Cal State Northridge bided its time and finally brushed aside pesky Montana, 79-67, in a Big Sky Conference game before 1,483 Saturday night at the Matadome. In a tight game in which both teams forged significant leads, the Matadors--most prominently forward Andre Larry--were the ones hanging around at the end. Larry's emphatic two-handed dunk in the final seconds provided the exclamation point to a 14-4 Northridge run in the final four minutes that proved decisive.
December 17, 1998 |
* SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COLLEGE (4-5) at PEPPERDINE (5-3), 5 p.m.--Pepperdine hopes to end a three-game losing streak against an NAIA team that has played three Division I opponents--Cal State Northridge, Loyola Marymount and San Diego State--and lost by an average of nearly 39 points. Pepperdine's last two losses were against top 25 foes Kansas and Wisconsin. The Waves are led by guard Jelani Gardner, who is averaging 12.3 points. Dennis Keane averages 13.
July 14, 1996 |
Barring one of the greatest upsets in the history of sports, the men are playing to see who will finish second behind the U.S. But the women's competition, with a seasoned U.S. team flush from success in exhibitions, could be wide open. WHAT WE KNOW Welcome back to the quadrennial mismatch, in which American opponents have as much chance as a grape in a winery. Jimmy Vacarro of the Mirage in Las Vegas says he'll quote odds on individual games--the U.S.
October 14, 1995 |
The college basketball practice season begins tonight at midnight, and at least three local teams are inviting fans to attend their first workouts. The Cal State Northridge and Ventura College men's teams and the Valley College women's team will open practices as the clock strikes 12, and there will be festivities for fans who chose to join them. At Valley, there will be music, food, a prize raffle and a half-court shooting contest for fans. Admission is $1.