UC Irvine’s Russ Turner Talks Anteater Basketball’s Big West Dominance

Jon Schaeffer and UC Irvine Head Coach Russ Turner discuss Anteaters’ remarkable run in the Big West Conference.

On this episode of Left Coast Sports, Jon Schaeffer is joined by UC Irvine head coach Russ Turner to discuss his program’s decade-long dominance in the Big West.

UC Irvine recently had their best season in school history, going 31-6 and upsetting 4th-seeded Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Learn more about the Anteaters’ remarkable run in the Big West and why coach Turner has lofty goals for his program in the years ahead.

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  • West Coast Conference breakdown (featuring “local” schools Pepperdine, LMU and even St. Mary’s in NoCal).
  • USD/UCSD season updates
  • San Diego State regular-season recap.
  • NCAA Championship Week/Selection Sunday preview
  • Break down the NCAA Tournament field after Selection Sunday
  • NCAA Tournament update
  • Final Four preview
  • National Championship Recap
  • Olympics – A weekly countdown leading up to the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo featuring interviews with U.S. athletes preparing for the Summer Games.
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