2017-2018 UC Irvine Anteaters

2017-2018 UC Irvine Anteaters Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
22 Teo Davidian Sr G 6-1 180 - Glendale (CA) United States Hoover High School
11 John Edgar So F 6-5 215 Dec 15, 1997 Chino Hills (CA) United States Ayala High School
5 Jonathan Galloway Jr F 6-10 235 Jun 19, 1996 Brentwood (CA) United States / Guam Salesian College Prep
55 Brad Greene So C 6-11 270 May 20, 1998 Lone Pine (CA) United States Lone Pine High School
2 Max Hazzard So PG 6-0 170 Sep 30, 1996 Los Angeles (CA) United States Loyola High School
50 Elston Jones Jr F 6-9 275 Jul 30, 1995 Goodyear (AZ) United States Millenium High School
14 Evan Leonard So PG 6-1 185 - Cerritos (CA) United States Cerritos High School
25 Spencer Rivers Jr G 6-2 200 Jun 27, 1995 Winter Park (FL) United States Winter Park High School
35 Solomon Ruddell RS-Fr C 7-0 230 Jun 10, 1998 Pottstown (PA) United States The Hill School
42 Tommy Rutherford So C 6-8 240 Jan 9, 1997 San Diego (CA) United States Grossmont High School
13 Brandon Smith Jr SF 6-5 190 Mar 14, 1997 Santa Ana (CA) United States Godinez Fundamental High School
23 Darrian Traylor So SG 6-4 210 Mar 20, 1997 Las Vegas (NV) United States Centennial High School
10 Riley Welch Fr G 6-0 185 - Littleton (CO) United States Chatfield Senior High School
40 Collin Welp RS-Fr PF 6-9 215 - Seattle (WA) United States Seattle Preparatory School
4 Justin Wertner Fr G 6-4 203 Nov 14, 1996 Collierville (TN) United States St. George Academy
24 Eyassu Worku So PG 6-2 175 Oct 18, 1998 Los Alamitos (CA) United States / Ethiopia Los Alamitos High School

Recent UC Irvine Anteaters History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 21-11 (13-3) 1st (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
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

2017-2018 UC Irvine Anteaters Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tommy Rutherford All-Big West First Team
Evan Leonard All-Big West Second Team
Eyassu Worku All-Big West Honorable Mention
Evan Leonard Big West All-Tournament Team
Eyassu Worku Big West All-Tournament Team
Jonathan Galloway Big West Defensive POY

2017-2018 UC Irvine Anteaters Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters E. Worku E. Leonard J. Edgar J. Galloway T. Rutherford
Rotation M. Hazzard   B. Smith E. Jones B. Greene
Lim PT R. Welch D. Traylor      
Lim PT T. Davidian J. Wertner      

2017-2018 UC Irvine Anteaters Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Evan Leonard 35 27.9 13.6 3.3 2.0 1.4 0.1 1.7
Eyassu Worku 35 28.5 11.3 3.1 3.7 1.1 0.0 2.2
Tommy Rutherford 35 21.3 10.1 5.7 0.8 0.3 0.7 2.1
John Edgar 35 24.3 8.4 4.1 1.0 0.4 0.0 1.5
Max Hazzard 33 22.8 8.4 2.0 1.9 0.5 0.0 1.7
Brad Greene 35 12.2 4.6 3.9 0.3 0.1 0.8 0.7
Elston Jones 34 15.7 4.5 5.6 0.5 0.2 0.9 1.1
Jonathan Galloway 35 25.5 3.6 7.5 0.5 0.5 1.3 1.3
Justin Wertner 20 7.0 2.4 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
Darrian Traylor 28 7.3 2.3 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.5
Brandon Smith 30 12.4 2.2 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.8
Teo Davidian 10 1.6 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1
Riley Welch 27 5.2 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.3

2017-2018 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)
Ryan Badrtalei Assistant Coach 2009-2010 Director of Basketball Operations (UC Irvine, 2007 to 2009)
Blaine Taylor Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Old Dominion, 2001 to 2013)
Michael Wilder Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Administration (UC Irvine, 2014 to 2016)
Michael Lenahan Director of Basketball Analytics 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Whitman, 2014 to 2015)
Michael Izzi Director of Intercollegiate Athletics 2014-2015 N/A
Pat Flesher Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (UNC Greensboro, 2014 to 2016)
Stacey Shackleford Assistant Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Mike Nagler Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2015-2016 N/A