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In UCI's case, its 13 players -- including eight freshmen and no seniors -- have a total of nine years of experience, for an average of 0.69. Redshirt sophomore center John Ryan, a transfer from Fresno State who is not eligible to play this season, moved the Anteaters to the top of the list because his experience doesn't yet count.
Navy is the second-youngest team (0.70), followed by Cal State Northridge (0.75), Texas Tech (0.75), Toledo (0.77) and Saint Joseph's (0.80.)
You might as well be No. 1 in something.
"I joke around and say Michigan had the Fab Five and went to the national championship game (in 1992)," second-year UCI coach Russell Turner said Tuesday after practice at Crawford Hall. "We have the Inexperienced Eight."