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Women’s Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

  The Matadors closed the 2013-2014 regular season with a several awards in the Big West that included Coach of the Year, Best Defensive Player, and a historic program-first grab for Player of the Year. Junior guard Ashlee Guay, who started all thirty of the Matadors’ games, was named Player of the Year and credited […]

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Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Growing up with a single mother, CSUN’S women’s basketball coach, Jason Flowers, exemplifies how one can overcome adversity and harness their environment for self-improvement. “I grew up with a single mom in Watts and the coaches that I had helped develop me into a young man,” said Flowers. “They made sure I learned lessons I […]

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Women’s Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

Women’s Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

  The CSUN women’s basketball team is looking to improve from a second-place finish in the Big West Conference last season. Northridge has already been predicted to finish first in the conference while Guay and Sharpe were picked for the Big West Preseason All-Conference Team. Head coach Jason Flowers is entering his third season with […]

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Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Heart: the word used by Matador guard Ashlee Guay to describe the will and determination the team had as it faced the University of San Diego Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion. While the Matadors lost 60-58, they almost came all the way back from a 13-point second half deficit, showing tenacity and persistence as […]

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Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

SAN DIEGO – Though they trailed by as much as 13 points, their efforts Friday night just wasn’t enough. Offensive boards by the University of San Diego and late turnovers spelled the end of the Matadors’ season as they fell to the Toreros 60-58 at Jenny Craig Pavilion. CSUN had numerous opportunities to tie or […]

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Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

It’s been more than a week – nine days, in fact – since the Matadors lost in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament. But with time to regroup and earning a spot in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), the team has been preparing for its game against University of San Diego […]

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Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Although the Matadors missed out on the NCAA tournament, women’s basketball head coach Jason Flowers and his squad were given another chance of at postseason play with a bid for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). Despite being knocked out of the Big West Conference Tournament in the first round, the Matadors placed a bid […]

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Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Their biggest lead of the game was 19 points after CSUN center Jasmine Erving sank two free throws Tuesday night. With 17:32 left in the game, the Matadors were riding an 18-0 run and it looked like it was smooth sailing from then on out. But then something started to happen that ultimately proved too […]

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Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

After a solid performance that got them a win against Cal State Fullerton to end the regular season Saturday, the Matadors secured the second seed in the Big West Tournament and will face Long Beach State tonight at the Matadome. With only two years at the helm of this young Northridge team, head coach Jason […]

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Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

It was Senior Day for the Matadors as well as their last game of the season. After two losses on the road, CSUN had only one thing on its mind: winning. And that’s exactly what they did. After a consistent first half and aggressive second, CSUN (17-12, 11-5 Big West) cruised past Cal State Fullerton […]

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Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO – It was something that had not been seen from the Matadors since the beginning of the season: back-to-back double-digit losses. And with the Big West Conference season winding down, these losses couldn’t have come at a worse time. CSUN (16-12, 10-5 Big West) dropped to second place on Thursday with a […]

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Women’s basketball: Matadors rally from 15 points to win against Davis

Women’s basketball: Matadors rally from 15 points to win against Davis

It started with exactly 10 minutes left in the second half with the Matadors down 45-32. Center Jasmine Erving had just made a jumper. Forward Violet Alama got a layup 29 seconds later. Then, with 8:35 left to go, Alama drained CSUN’s only trey of the game to cut UC Davis’s lead to 10. And […]

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