2023-24 UC Irvine Men’s Basketball: Odds To Make NCAA Tournament, Win Title

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

The UC Irvine Anteaters (20-8) are currently +50000 to claim the 2023-24 college basketball national championship, which are the best odds among teams in the Big West and the 83rd-best odds in all of college basketball. Ther next matchup is scheduled for Thursday, February 29 at 10:00 PM ET against the CSU Northridge Matadors.

UC Irvine lost its most recent game to UCSD, 92-88 in OT, on Saturday. Andre Henry starred with 18 points, and also had one rebounds and one assist.

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UC Irvine NCAA Championship Odds

  • National championship odds (current): +50000

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UC Irvine Strength of Schedule, Tournament Resume

  • Based on our predictions, the Anteaters have the 148th-ranked schedule in the country.
  • UC Irvine has four games left versus teams with poorer records, and two games versus teams with above .500 records.
  • In terms of the AP’s Top 25, the Anteaters have no games left versus ranked teams in 2023-24.
  • Against the Toledo Rockets on November 22, UC Irvine registered its signature win of the season, which was a 77-71 victory.
  • The Anteaters have tied for the 18th-most Quadrant 3 victories in the country according to the RPI (seven).
  • When facing Quadrant 4 teams (based on the RPI), UC Irvine is 12-1 (.923%) — tied for the 15th-most victories.

UC Irvine Season Stats and Insights

  • The Anteaters’ +261 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 9.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 76.8 points per game (89th in college basketball) while giving up 67.5 per contest (62nd in college basketball).
  • The Anteaters connect on 5.8 three-pointers per game (323rd in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 5.8. They shoot 35.2% from deep while their opponents hit 33.5% from long range.
  • UC Irvine ranks 126th in college basketball with 251.2 points scored per 100 possessions, and 95th in college basketball defensively with 220.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Anteaters force 11.4 turnovers per game (114th in college basketball) while committing 11.1 (165th in college basketball action).

UC Irvine Leading Performers

  • The Anteaters’ scoring leader is Justin Hohn, who contributes 12.9 points per game.
  • UC Irvine is led in rebounding by Devin Tillis’ 6.2 rebounds per game and assists by Pierre Crockrell II’s 5.9 assists per game.
  • The Anteaters are led by Hohn from long distance. He knocks down 1.8 shots from deep per game.
  • UC Irvine’s blocks leader is Carter Welling, who averages 1.2 per game. Hohn leads the team by averaging 1.0 steal a game.

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