Reconnection through Competition
Snails can keep up with Slugs, and this week UC Santa Cruz men’s basketball alumni proved it. Seven basketball alumni, dubbed the “Snails,” returned to Kaiser Permanente Arena on Jan. 15, determined to show the current UCSC men’s basketball players they could still keep up…
A Successful Weekend for Men’s Basketball
Despite a disappointing loss against Whittier (71-58) at the Kaiser Permanente Arena on Friday night, the men’s basketball team came back with a close win against Linfield College (59-50) on Sunday to round out an overall successful weekend.
A Brotherhood Built on the Hardwood
Triplets Matthew, Tyler and Jared Ponce have found a home at UCSC and are bringing a strong family presence to the men’s basketball team.
UCSC Men’s Basketball Cultivates Winning Attitude
When asked to describe UC Santa Cruz men’s basketball coach Ron DuBois, guard Marshal Arnwine Jr. and forward James Townsend both called him “motivating.” With the motivation of DuBois propelling the team toward the start of the season, the Slugs try to embrace their coach’s philosophy, style and ethics, believing it will translate to wins and a shot at the NCAA tournament.