TUC vs. TUN Big Game 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:45 p.m.

Coronado High School, Henderson Nevada

TUC and TUN will once again go head to head in the 8th Annual Big Game for the honor of displaying the Hammer Trophy.

This year’s half-time entertainment include a Dance Competition between the TUN and the TUC Dance Teams plus a new BIG GAME Shootout skill competition added this year which will feature our own Joseph Adducci from the MSPAS/MPH Class of 2019 who will compete with a TUN student for a scholarship from TUN’s Advance Office.

If you can't make it to Nevada to watch the Big Game, you can still catch the fun via the live stream below.

Touro University California Basketball Roster

Coach: Victor Wallace

Assistant Coach: Steven Munassi, COM 2019

TUC Basketball Team

*Players in photo above are wearing practice jerseys, numbers below apply to game day*

Name

Height

Program

College

#

Alya Ahmad

5'7"

COM 2020

Wellesley College

4

Ryan Lacey (Captain)

6'1"

COM 2019

Northwestern University

5

Shamim Ahmed

6'1"

MSMHS COM

The City College of New York

6

Nathaniel Calloway

6'4"

COP 2020

UCLA

8

Taurean Gibson

5'11"

GSOE

Ashford

9

Kamron Fariba

6'3"

COM 2019

UC San Diego

10

Samantha Esperanza

5' 6"

MSMHS COM

University of Hawaii Manoa

12

Akash Jindal

5'10"

COM 2019

UC Irvine

13

John Sanders

5' 11"

GSOE

San Diego State University

15

Josh Moen

6'2"

PA 2019

Univ. Central Oklahoma

21

Edward Wang

6'4"

COP 2018

UC Davis

22

Bryan Okereke

6'2"

COP 2020

University of La Verne

23

Sanket Patel

5'10"

COM 2020

UC San Diego

27

Tony Abuyaghi

5'11"

COP 2018

USF

33

Ryan Koewler

6'4"

MSMHS COM

Arizona State University

34

Matt Paparian

5'11''

COM 2019

UC Berkeley

51

 TUC Dance Team "TUCrew"

TUC Dance Team  
James Kimpo
Aakash Saxena
Julian Nguyen
Eric Vondrak (Mascot)
Naveetha Nandakumar (Team Captain)
Sruthi Bonda
Sarah Hunter
Janani Sridharan
Corina Fontelera
Zishan Mohsin (Team Captain) 
Michelle Zur
Basketball Skills Competitor - Joe Adducci  

Assistant Coach Steven Munassi and Touro Mascot

Joseph Adducci, MSPAS/MPH Class of 2019, competing in the Big Game Shootout for TUC.   2nd Year COM Student Steven Munassi was a member of last year's team as a player, due to injury he serves as this year's Assistant Coach.