2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters

2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
33 Mike Best Jr FC 6-10 215 May 13, 1993 San Rafael (CA) United States Terra Linda High School
3 Will Davis II Sr FC 6-8 220 Nov 9, 1992 Sacramento (CA) United States Sacramento High School
12 Giannis Dimakopoulos So C 7-2 255 Nov 7, 1994 Patras Greece Cathedral High School
24 Dominique Dunning Jr G 6-4 214 Sep 8, 1992 Corona (CA) United States Centennial High School
5 Jonathan Galloway RS-Fr F 6-10 235 Jun 19, 1996 Brentwood (CA) United States Salesian College Prep
0 Jaron Martin So G 5-10 170 Nov 5, 1994 Sunland (CA) United States Chaminade College Preparatory High School
4 Reed McConnell Jr F 6-5 194 Nov 7, 1992 Atherton (CA) United States Sacred Heart Preparatory
34 Mamadou Ndiaye So C 7-6 300 Sep 14, 1993 Dakar Senegal / United States Brethren Christian High School
10 Luke Nelson So G 6-3 190 Jun 29, 1995 Worthing England The Henley College
20 Shawn Ray Jr F 6-8 235 Mar 20, 1993 Torrance (CA) United States West Torrance High School
31 Spencer Rivers RS-Fr G 6-2 200 Jun 27, 1995 Winter Park (FL) United States Winter Park High School
25 John Ryan Sr C 6-10 262 Jun 30, 1992 El Segundo (CA) United States El Segundo High School
11 Haroldas Saprykinas Fr SG 6-1 180 Jul 10, 1995 Klaipeda Lithuania West Oak Academy
2 Travis Souza Sr F 6-5 210 - Turlock (CA) United States New Hampton School
32 Aaron Wright Jr G 6-3 212 - Cerritos (CA) United States Cerritos High School
1 Alex Young Jr G 6-2 193 Mar 28, 1994 Phoenix (OR) United States / England Phoenix High School

Recent UC Irvine Anteaters History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 31-6 (15-1) 1st (Big West) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 18-17 (11-5) 2nd (Big West) Runner Up N/A
2016-2017 21-15 (12-4) 1st (Big West) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 28-10 (13-3) 1st (Big West) 2nd Rnd CIT Runner Up
2014-2015 21-13 (11-5) 2nd (Big West) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 23-12 (13-3) 1st (Big West) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 21-16 (11-7) 4th (Big West) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 12-20 (6-10) 6th (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 13-19 (6-10) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 14-18 (6-10) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-19 (8-8) 4th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 18-16 (9-7) 5th (Big West) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 15-18 (6-8) 5th (Big West) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 16-13 (10-4) 2nd (Big West) 3rd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 16-13 (8-10) 5th (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 11-17 (6-12) 8th (Big West) N/A N/A
2002-2003 20-9 (13-5) 2nd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A

2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Will Davis II All-Big West First Team
Luke Nelson All-Big West Honorable Mention
Alex Young All-Big West Honorable Mention
Will Davis II Big West Tournament MVP
Will Davis II Big West All-Tournament Team
Luke Nelson Big West All-Tournament Team

2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Young L. Nelson T. Souza W. Davis II J. Ryan
Rotation J. Martin A. Wright   M. Best M. Ndiaye
Rotation   D. Dunning     G. Dimakopoulos
Lim PT   H. Saprykinas R. McConnell S. Ray  

2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Will Davis II 34 29.8 12.9 7.1 1.0 0.5 1.0 1.3
Mamadou Ndiaye 15 19.9 10.5 5.1 0.1 0.3 1.7 1.5
Luke Nelson 28 29.3 10.5 2.9 4.0 1.0 0.1 2.6
Alex Young 30 29.7 9.4 3.5 3.6 1.3 0.3 1.6
Travis Souza 34 25.9 7.4 3.0 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.0
Jaron Martin 33 18.8 6.6 1.1 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.0
John Ryan 25 18.0 5.3 4.8 0.9 0.3 1.3 1.2
Dominique Dunning 27 15.6 4.2 4.0 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.7
Giannis Dimakopoulos 34 10.9 3.8 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.6
Aaron Wright 33 17.2 3.7 2.0 1.6 0.8 0.1 1.5
Mike Best 34 11.7 3.4 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.3
Haroldas Saprykinas 16 3.9 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Reed McConnell 12 3.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1
Shawn Ray 10 1.9 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

2014-2015 UC Irvine Anteaters Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Russell Turner Head Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2004 to 2010)
Ali Ton Associate Head Coach 2012-2013 Assistant Coach (UC Irvine, 2010 to 2012)
Ryan Badrtalei Assistant Coach 2009-2010 Director of Basketball Operations (UC Irvine, 2007 to 2009)
Nick Booker Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Director of Basketball Operations (UC Irvine, 2010 to 2011)
Michael Izzi Director of Intercollegiate Athletics 2014-2015 N/A
Ryan Schlaich Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 N/A
Bob Olson Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Stacey Shackleford Assistant Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A