Team preview: UC Irvine

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: November 4, 2010, 10:37 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


For a man not yet 40, Russell Turner has been around. He's coached in the NBA, having spent the last six seasons as an assistant to mad scientist/coach Don Nelson with Golden State. He's been in college basketball's big time, working at Stanford and Wake Forest.