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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Highlander’s NBA Playoffs predictions

Jordan’s Picks: Western Conference: First Round (1) Warriors sweep the (8) Clippers in four games This will be an easy series for the Warriors. Clippers deserve praise for a successful season but their season ends here. Golden...

Offensive surge leads UCR baseball to two big wins over Cal State Bakersfield, Hawaii

The UCR baseball team (10-21, 2-5) took on Cal State Bakersfield (15-19, 3-6) on Tuesday, April 9. The Highlanders had previously lost five straight games but finally broke out of their slump on their...

Highlander Hot Take: Nikola Vucevic should be considered for the All-NBA third team

Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic is having the best season of his career at the age of 28. Vucevic is averaging career-highs in multiple categories including points, rebounds and assists per game with averages...

Women’s golf finishes fifth in Fresno State Classic

The UCR women’s golf team competed in the Fresno State Classic on Monday and Tuesday, April 1-2 where they finished fifth out of 14 teams. The competition in the tournament included UC Davis, Grand...

Women’s tennis drops conference matchup against UCSB, 7-0

UCR women’s tennis team (5-9, 0-4) matched up against conference opponent and number one seed UC Santa Barbara (9-6, 3-0) on Thursday, April 4. The match was especially significant because the Highlanders only have...

UC Riverside loses their two games against USD and CSUN

The UC Riverside baseball team (8-19) had a chance to avenge their loss from earlier in the season against the University of San Diego (19-10) on March 5, when they were defeated by a...

Highlander Hot Take: Why NBA must hold officials responsible

NBA officials, like in many other sports leagues, are constantly under scrutiny by fans and the media. Officiating nowadays seems to be getting worse as the league makes changes to rules and interpretations of...

Men’s tennis can’t keep win streak going, loses conference-opener against UC Irvine 6-1

The men’s tennis team (17-11, 0-1) opened up conference play on Friday, April 5 against UC Irvine (12-5,1-1). The team had been on quite a roll recently, winning four straight and six of their...

Women’s basketball falls to Hawaii in Big West Semifinal

UCR’s women’s basketball team (17-15, 10-6) played their final game of the Big West Tournament in a close matchup against number two seed Hawaii (15-16, 10-6) on Friday, March 15. The game was within...

Highlander Hot Take: the NBA awards will be dominated by international players

In today’s NBA, there are currently over 100 international players from 42 different countries. It is likely that most of the NBA awards will be won by international players, which goes to show how...