Highlanders fend off Cal Poly, move into first place in Big West

UC Riverside welcomed students back to campus on Monday at a packed SRC Arena, treating them to free extra basketball with a thrilling 83-78 overtime win over Cal Poly to move into first place in the Big West. The Highlanders are now 6-1 in conference play, the best start in...

By UCR News | | Athletics

UCR enters Big West tournament as No. 3 seed, first game Thursday

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team is hoping to cap off the best season in program history with a first-ever trip to the NCAA tournament. But the Highlanders will have to win the Big West Men’s Basketball Championship to do so, which begins this Tuesday at the at the Michelob...

By Omar Shamout | | Athletics

Men's basketball releases its 2018-19 schedule

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The University of California, Riverside Athletics Department released its 2018-19 Men's Basketball team schedule today, announcing an exciting non-conference slate that features five home games at the SRC Arena and a trip to the Tiger Thanksgiving Tournament. "We are looking forward to our 2018-19 season," Head Coach...

By Daniel Moebus-Bowles | | Athletics