OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors assistant coach
"I applied for the job and informed everybody with the Warriors that I did," Turner told SI.com. "I haven't gotten an interview yet, but I am hoping to get one soon."
Warriors general manager
"Absolutely, we wish him luck," Riley said.
The UC Irvine position came open when Izzi did not renew the contract of
Izzi and Turner are close from their days together at Stanford, where Turner worked from 2000-04. Izzi was at Stanford for 16 years, getting hired at UC Irvine in 2008.
Turner also has worked at Wake Forest and at Hampden Sydney in Virginia. He was a finalist for job openings at Loyola Marymount and at Furman.
Other candidates for the job are believed to be the University of Portland's