2013-14 Men's Basketball News

July 22, 2014
Townsend, Wells, Ponce named to Independent Conference Team
The UC Santa Cruz Men's Basketball team, a member of the NCAA DIII Independent Conference, received three individual awards for the 2013-14 season.

July 11, 2014
Slugs announce new additions to the basketball program
Men's Basketball announce 11 new additions to the program. See below for the full details

March 3, 2014
Men's Basketball Elite Prospect Camp
UC Santa Cruz basketball will be hosting an Elite Prospect Basketball Camp on Saturday, May 17th as well as Sunday May, 18th.

February 25, 2014
Slugs Battle in Texas
The UCSC Men's Basketball team finished the season with a road trip to Texas for 3 games.

February 13, 2014
Oaks Defeat Slugs 76-48
UC Santa Cruz played their first game in a week and a half on Thursday night as they took NAIA member Menlo College in Atherton. The Oaks used a strong defensive performance in the second half for a 76-48 win.

February 8, 2014
Slugs Basketball are Grateful to Alumni
The UCSC Men's Basketball team hosted former Men's Basketball Alumni at the WFH Saturday February 8th.

February 2, 2014
Tigers Beat Slugs in Overtime
UC Santa Cruz finished up the second night of a back-to-back as they took on NCAA Division III opponent Occidental College. The Tigers won the game 86-82 in overtime.

February 1, 2014
Slugs Slide By Leopards on Senior Night
UC Santa Cruz honored Spencer Wells Saturday afternoon at Kaiser Permanente Arena. Wells is the lone senior for the 2013-2014 Slugs.

January 30, 2014
Slugs Battle Leopards in Final Home Game of the Season
Come out and enjoy an exciting NCAA Men’s Basketball game as the Slugs play their last home game of the season.

January 18, 2014
Slugs Lose a Close One at Pomona Pitzer
Sophomore guard Jared Ponce had 29 points on 10-17 shooting, but UC Santa Cruz fell to Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Basketball team, 89-83.

January 11, 2014
Men's Basketball Team Honors UC Santa Cruz Community Members
The Slug Men’s Basketball team honored UC Santa Cruz Faculty and Staff members with a brief ceremony prior their game against Cal Maritime.

January 2, 2014
The Slugs end Whittier’s winning streak, with third win of the season
The UCSC Men’s Basketball team ended their losing streak today; as they went on to defeat the Whittier Poets, 74-66, at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 16, 2013
Life lessons and a fast break for success
For UCSC student James Townsend, basketball not only provided lessons in hard work, perseverance, and self control—it was also his ticket off the streets

November 29, 2013
Slugs lose the game in the Second Half to the Saghens 84-76
The UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs were defeated by the Pomona-Pitzer Saghens 84-75.

November 23, 2013
Slugs lose a heartbreaker to St. Vincent 61-52 in the Championship Game of the Hilton Slugs Tournament
The UC Santa Cruz men’s basketball team lose to the St. Vincent Bearcats 61-52. The game look closer than what the score projects as the teams were tied 24-24 at half time.

November 22, 2013
The Men’s Basketball Banana Slugs defeat the Linfield Wildcats to advance in the Hilton Winter Slugs Tournament.
The UC Santa Cruz Men’s Basketball Team beat the Linfield Wildcats 60-54 to advance in the Hilton Winter Slugs Tournament at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

November 17, 2013
Behind Berkness’s first start of the season, Slugs win by 29 points, 79-56 over the Pioneers.
UC Santa Cruz earned its first victory of the season with a win over Pacific Union, at the Hotel Paradox Opening Weekend Kickoff at Kaiser Permanente Arena last Sunday.

November 16, 2013
The Slugs lose Home opener to the Kingsmen
In their home opener, at Kaiser Permanente Arena, the UCSC Men’s Basketball Team unfortunately lose to the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen 66-55 in the Hotel Paradox Opening weekend.

November 12, 2013
Tickets for Slug Basketball Now Available
Calling all Basketball fans! Tickets for Slug Basketball games are now available though Santa Cruz Basketball website.

November 5, 2013
SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS AND UC SANTA CRUZ SIGN AGREEMENT TO BRING COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL TO KAISER PERMANENTE ARENA
The Santa Cruz Warriors and University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) have finalized an agreement to bring UCSC men’s and women’s basketball to Kaiser Permanente Arena for the 2013-14 regular season.

November 5, 2013
SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS AND UC SANTA CRUZ SIGN AGREEMENT TO BRING COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL TO KAISER PERMANENTE ARENA
The Santa Cruz Warriors and University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) have finalized an agreement to bring UCSC men’s and women’s basketball to Kaiser Permanente Arena for the 2013-14 regular season.

September 13, 2013
Men's Basketball Camp on October 6th, from 1-3pm
A Basketball Camp will be held Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at UC Santa Cruz Westfield House from 1-3PM.

August 3, 2013
UCSC Men's Basketball announces new blog
Visit the slugs basketball blog to learn more and stay connected with whats happening with the slug basketball program.