UCSC Men's Basketball announces 2016 recruiting classUC Santa Cruz’s head men’s basketball coach Ron DuBois announced the signing of five players to join the Slugs program in 2016-2017. The signing class consists of all true freshmen – Ikenna Anigbogu, Sean Gardner, Vinay Narayanam, Josh Green, and Nikko Quinones.
Gabbard and Crain Selected to 1st Team AD3IThe Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the 2016 All-Independent Basketball Teams Thursday. Sophomore Sam Gabbard and freshman Will Crain were selected as First-Team while Senior Jared Ponce was selected as Third-Team.
Banana Slugs Shoot Down Eagles on Senior DayOn a day that the Banana Slugs' men's basketball team honored three seniors, it was a freshman that led the way as the Banana Slugs hosted West Coast Baptist College. The Banana Slugs won their final game of the 2015-2016 season 85-74.
Whittier Gets By Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz finished their two game trip to Southern California as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The game was nip and tuck until the second half but in the end, the Poets came away with an 85-74 win.
UC Santa Cruz Beats Life PacificUC Santa Cruz started their two game trip to Southern California as they took on NCCAA opponent Life Pacific College. Although the Banana Slugs fell behind by double digits in the first half, the Banana Slugs won 64-56.
Slugs Thank Staff for Outstanding SupportTonight, before the Slugs hosted La Verne at Kaiser Permanente Arena, the Men's Basketball Program honored individuals that had a significant impact on the lives of the student-athletes off the court.
Banana Slugs Defeat LeopardsUC Santa Cruz finished their home and home series with University of La Verne at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The Banana Slugs come back from a nine point deficit late in the first half to win 70-65 over the Leopards to sweep the season series between the two schools.
Keelhaulers Sink Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz came off their eight day break as they hosted NAIA opponent CSU Maritime Academy at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The Keelhaulers would lead through a majority of the ballgame and would win 75-64.
Bearcats Down Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz played their final game in the state of Tennessee as they took on Rust College as a part of the Rhodes New Year Classic. The Bearcats used a strong defensive effort in the second half to defeat the Banana Slugs 68-55.
Lynx Beat Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz played their played their first game of the 2016 calendar year as they took on Rhodes College in Memphis. The game was a part of the Rhodes New Year Classic. The Lynx used a strong second half to defeat the Banana Slugs 63-56.
Banana Slugs Top Bulldogs in Nail BiterUC Santa Cruz played their last game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of Redlands in Redlands. The game was tight throughout and in the end, the Banana Slugs finished their trip to Southern California 2-0 as they won 67-66.
Banana Slugs Declaw LeopardsUC Santa Cruz played their second to last game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of La Verne in La Verne. The Banana Slugs would jump out to a fast start and would hold on at the end to win 70-65 to break their two game losing streak.
Threes Lead Loggers Over Banana SlugsUC Santa Cruz played their final home game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of Puget Sound at Kaiser Permanente. The game was the final game of the Mission Inn Holiday Classic. The Loggers would withstand a strong Banana Slugs start and would win 81-70.
Marlow’s Layup Lifts Banana Slugs Over WildcatsUC Santa Cruz played their second game in as many nights in the state of Oregon as they took on Linfield College in McMinnville. The Banana Slugs won 66-65 over the Wildcats to break their five game losing streak.