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Russell Turner

Info & Stats: UC Irvine Head Coach

All Topics: First NCAA Tournament for the school | Louisville first | Irvine community getting to experience this moment | Rick Pitino | Surprised they got a 13 seed after early season struggles | Matching up against Louisville | Needing to protect the rim | Mamadou Ndiaye’s story | Building the program | His resume | Working with Mike Montgomery | Working with Tim Duncan at Wake Forest | Duncan’s drive | 35 more words


UC Irvine celebrates first entry into NCAA tournament

UC Irvine Head Coach Russell Turner celebrates his team’s NCAA Tournament birth with Marques and Jeanne and about getting ready to play Louisville:

I’ve got some confidence in our ability to prepare and come up with a game plan.

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Russell Turner, Anteaters End Half Century Drought

By Ian Massey

My first impression of Russell Turner was interesting. We were sitting at a table at ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney. He was hired a couple of months prior and was doing his first rounds of media sessions prior to the kickoff of the 2010-2011 basketball season. 1,066 more words

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UC Irvine Dominates Hampden-Sydney, 82-53

IRVINE (CBSLA.com/AP) — Alex Young scored 13 points with six assists and four rebounds as UC Irvine beat Division III Hampden-Sydney 82-53 on Wednesday.

Dominique Dunning posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Anteaters (7-6). 216 more words