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

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

UC Riverside names head women's basketball coach

The University of California, Riverside, today, March 30, 2020, announced that Nicole Powell, head coach at Grand Canyon University, has been named head women’s basketball coach for the Highlanders. Powell, a WNBA All-Star and Championship winning player, three-time All-American and two-time Pac-10 Player of the Year, and stellar recruiter, joins...

By UCR News | | Athletics