Cruising past 'good' and setting their sights on 'great'

Coming off its two most successful seasons ever, UC Riverside Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Magpayo said the team was looking to make the jump “from good to great.” The needle is trending toward Magpayo’s goal. Following a win against Idaho on Dec. 11, the men’s team has won five of...

By J.D. Warren | | Athletics

Men's, women's basketball open in Big West tourney

UC Riverside’s men’s and women’s basketball teams enter the Big West tournament this week, both propelled by winning streaks. The tournament is held in the new Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada. The women’s team (15-10, 10-6), led by coach Nicole Powell, has won eight straight games with its quarterfinal...

By J.D. Warren | | 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, women's basketball teams release schedules

UC Riverside's men's and women's basketball teams have released modified schedules for the 2020-21 season.

By UCR News | | Athletics

Men's Basketball names associate coach to top job

Associate men's basketball head coach Mike Magpayo will lead the Highlanders following the announcement that head coach David Patrick accepted the associate head Men's Basketball coaching position at the University of Arkansas, a move that provides Patrick with a return to the SEC and the opportunity to be closer to...

By UCR News | | Athletics