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Basketball Issue: Drew ready to take charge

Basketball Issue: Drew ready to take charge

Basketball family prepares Drew for increased role with CSUN

  A minute away from polishing off a stunning second-half claw back from 21 points against heavily favored Utah, CSUN men’s basketball found its precarious three-point lead in the hands of unheralded freshman Landon Drew, otherwise known as the son of former NBA head coach Larry Drew. The Matadors possession, and their young point guard […]

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Basketball Isuue: Guay stays humble amid success

Basketball Isuue: Guay stays humble amid success

  A lifetime of preparation and a ruthless predisposition catapulted San Diego native and CSUN senior Ashlee Guay to new heights, rewriting the record books in northern Los Angeles. After leading the CSUN women’s basketball team to the 2014 Big West Championship, Guay stormed into the record books, becoming the first Matador to win the […]

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Women’s Basketball: Big West favorites face tough schedule in and out of conference

Women’s Basketball: Big West favorites face tough schedule in and out of conference

As the preseason favorites in the Big West Conference Preseason Poll, the Matadors were selected to repeat as conference champions, receiving 13 of the 14 first-place votes in October. “Our goals this season are to win the conference and the Big West championship, and go to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament,” said second-year […]

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2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

With the CSUN Basketball season on the brink, the annual Basketball issue drops this Wednesday, Nov. 12, in a special print addition. Both teams are coming off tremendous 2013-14 seasons, so both have even more expectations for the 2014-15 seasons as they premiere the new Blacktop floor at the Matadome. Women’s Basketball The women’s team […]

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Women’s Volleyball: Hawaii’ gets revenge in 3-1 win over CSUN

Women’s Volleyball: Hawaii’ gets revenge in 3-1 win over CSUN

After a four set match, the Matadors (14-8, 5-5) were issued a 3-1 loss against the Hawaii’ Rainbow Wahine (17-6, 9-3) on Saturday night. The Matadors came into the bout with the Rainbow Wahine off of a 3-1 loss to Long Beach State. CSUN traveled to Hawaii’ and were outhit .336-.176 by the same team that they swept in October. Junior outside hitter Cieana Stinson walked away with 14 kills while senior middle blocker Casey Hinger put up 12 kills and hit a team-high .391 at 23 swings. Right behind Stinson and Hinger was junior outside hitter Danetta Boykin with 10 kills and three service aces. Leading the team in digs was senior libero Kelcie Randazzo with 18 while freshman middle blocker Rachel Diaz executed four blocks. The host Rainbow Wahine won the first set at 16-25 following a set two win by the Matadors at 25-22. Set three was a close battle as the score were evenly matched 13 times throughout the set. It was not until the score was matched at 20-20, thanks to a kill by Hinger, that Hawaii’ was able to keep a lead. Hawaii’ ultimately won the third set at 23-25 and finished off the game entirely with a set four win at 18-25. The Matadors will be having their next game against UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Matadome.

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Men’s Basketball: Maxwell’s superb performance carries Matadors in Exhibition

Men’s Basketball: Maxwell’s superb performance carries Matadors in Exhibition

Look, there’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. No, it’s senior forward Stephen Maxwell. The super Maxwell flew in for another thunderous dunk as the forward carried CSUN to a 79-76 victory in an exhibition bout versus the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, September 8. Maxwell led all scorers with 27 points, shooting 7 for […]

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Michael Vick’s chance to start in New York adds to heroic legacy

Michael Vick’s chance to start in New York adds to heroic legacy

Despite Vick's trials and tribulations on and off the field, he once again proves he can beat the odds by becoming starter for the Jets

Michael Vick will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Nov. 9, after making his first start for the team Nov. 2 against the Chiefs. Even the electrifying Vick does not have enough miracle left in him to rescue the dismal Jet’s season. However, Vick was able to complete 75 percent of his passes against the Chiefs […]

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Matador Fantasy Football Podcast Week 10

Matador Fantasy Football Podcast Week 10

Ernesto and Conner introduce music into their podcast this week. Things don’t get too crazy, as the duo still have who is hot and who is not for week 11 of fantasy football action.

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Early Drought won’t end Thunder’s playoff hopes: Column

Early Drought won’t end Thunder’s playoff hopes: Column

By Nick Sicam Sundial Contributor

By Nick Sicam Sundial Contributor The Oklahoma City Thunder experienced a dry period for the start of the 2014-2015 NBA season starting 1-5 without both their stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. If the Thunder’s role players can improve offensively and work as a unit, there is still a possibility to survive in the Western […]

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Football Friday: Mid-season awards, redrafting 2014 class, and Elimination Saturday

Football Friday: Mid-season awards, redrafting 2014 class, and Elimination Saturday

Shaka, Kenneth, and Pete outline matchups for Elimination Saturday in this weekend’s NCAA action. The trio makes their picks for mid-season awards including: MVP, Biggest Bum, and Rookies of the years. They also revisit the 2014 NFL draft class and make their selections for the top five.

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors conclude season with loss to Fullerton in Big West Conference Tournament

Women’s Soccer: Matadors conclude season with loss to Fullerton in Big West Conference Tournament

  CSUN (7-11-2) suffered 1-0 loss to the Cal State Fullerton Titans Thursday night in the semifinal round of the Big West Tournament. A Titan goal in the 67th minute broke the scoreless tie for the win and marked the end of a hopeful season for the Matador squad. The first half saw close play […]

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Midterm Fantasy Football Awards

Midterm Fantasy Football Awards

Hello Matadors, it’s been a great year of fantasy football and we are now officially in the second half of the season. Time to take a look back at who really shined and who left much to be desired. Welcome to the Matador Fantasy Mid-Term Awards. First Half MVP Andrew Luck Indianapolis Colts What else […]