UCI News

Los Angeles Times, Nov. 2, 2015
UC Irvine looks to build on success after making first NCAA tournament appearance
[Coach Russell] Turner is in his sixth season at Irvine, which opens its season Saturday when it hosts UC San Diego in a nonconference game. When he arrived, Irvine was typically a middle-of-the-pack Big West Conference team. Now the Anteaters, seeking their fourth consecutive 20-win season, are the media’s pick to win the conference title.

Money, Nov. 3, 2015
10 best colleges for beach lovers
1. University of California, Irvine.  Irvine sometimes gets a bad rap for lacking a “college town” feel.  But if you’d rather spend your time on the sand than on Main Street, it’s a tough spot to beat.

Fox Sports West, Nov. 2, 2015
Profile of UC Irvine volleyball coach Ashlie Hain
Have a look at this profile of UC Irvine volleyball coach Ashlie Hain, in her first season at the helm of her alma mater (2001-04).

Orange County Register, Oct. 29, 2015
Brits won’t return a local fugitive accused of child molestation. Here’s why
Nicholas Scurich, a UC Irvine professor specializing in psychology and criminal justice, said courts largely have upheld the laws on the grounds that civil commitment is a form of treatment rather than punishment. … While civil commitment may be unconstitutional, he said, California likely won’t see many challenges. “It’s not politically smart for anyone to side with sex offenders,” he said.

The Huffington Post, Nov. 2, 2015
Young entrepreneur wins nationals with a locket to protect from assault
Crystal Sanchez, a freshman at the University of California, Irvine and the first in her family to attend college, won with her plan for Guardian Locket, cellular chip disguised as a locket in order to protect women from assault.

CBS Sports, Nov. 2, 2015
10 coaches on the rise: Jerod Haase has UAB on right track
Russell Turner, UC Irvine. Former NBA assistant was a possession away from beating Louisville last year in the NCAA Tournament and then decided to turn down the vacancy at George Mason. Turner has the pedigree, demeanor, and respect needed to be a high-major head coach and he should again have the team to beat in the Big West.