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Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

ANAHEIM – The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reggie Theus said after the […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

Men’s Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

The Matadors (15-7, 7-9 Big West) finished off regular-season play with an impressive 91-83 defeat of the Long Beach State 49ers (13-15, 9-6 Big West) in front of a crowded Matadome Thursday on senior night. Senior Guard Josh Greene, the holder of seven matador records, was able to defeat the 49ers in his final career […]

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Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

After falling short in a close game on Thursday, the Matadors (14-17, 6-9 Big West) came up short once again, losing to the UC Riverside Highlanders (9-19, 4-10 Big West) 106-105 Saturday at SRC Arena. There were two overtime periods needed to determine the outcome. Both teams could not pull away from each other as […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors fall in nail-biter at Fullerton

Men’s Basketball: Matadors fall in nail-biter at Fullerton

The Matadors (14-16, 6-8 Big West) were looking to push their conference win streak to two games playing on the road against hosts Cal State Fullerton (10-17, 5-8 Big West) at Titan Gym, but they came up short falling 82-81. CSUN trailed the entire game but earned an opportunity to win the game in the […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

Men’s Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

  The Matadors (14-15, 6-7 Big West) have had a strong home record all season, and the home court advantage continued with an 81-75 victory over the UC Irvine Anteaters(18-10, 9-3 Big West Conference) at the Matadome on Saturday. With a crowded Matadome behind them, they came out firing on all cylinders as they upset […]

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Men’s Basketball: CSUN drops late-season non-conference matchup at Idaho

The Matadors (13-15, 5-7 Big West) were unable to complete a successful second-half comeback as their tired legs got the best of them down the stretch in a 96-88 loss to the Idaho Vandals. Cal State Northridge continued its road woes (2-12), suffering from fatigue after four overtime games in their last six matchups. Although […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

  The Matadors (13-14, 5-7 Big West) put a halt to the first place UC Santa Barbara Gauchos’ (16-7, 7-3 Big West) four-game win streak, beating them 80-78 in overtime at the Thunderdome. Cal State Northridge had lost to the Gauchos in the first meeting between the two teams earlier in the season, but the […]

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Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

On a night honoring faculty service, Cal State Northridge (12-14, Big West) was unable to defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs (9-14, 5-5 Big West), falling 62-55 Thursday night at the Matadome. In a physical play-from-behind game CSUN could not find the opportunities to outscore Cal Poly in an important Big West game in which both […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors pull away from UC Riverside in overtime thriller

Men’s Basketball: Matadors pull away from UC Riverside in overtime thriller

The Matadors (11-11, 3-4 Big West) outlasted a three-point barrage during an 93-89 overtime victory against the UC Riverside Highlanders (7-14, 2-5 Big West) in Thursday night’s nail-biting, Big West conference showdown at the Matadome. Junior forward Stephen Maxwell lead CSUN with 24 points and 13 rebounds, his eleventh triple-double this season. Maxwell impressed a […]

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CSUN drops fourth straight with loss at Long Beach State

CSUN drops fourth straight with loss at Long Beach State

The Matadors (10-11, 2-4 Big West Conference) were outscored 37-26 in the second half as the Long Beach State 49ers (7-12, 3-2 Big West Conference) cruised to a 76-62 victory at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday. Despite out-rebounding the 49ers 39-37, the Matadors gave up 18-second chance points on 12 offensive boards by Long Beach […]

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Matadors Fall Behind Early, Lose 72-67 at UC Irvine

Matadors Fall Behind Early, Lose 72-67 at UC Irvine

Having dropped their last two Big West Conference games, the Matadors (10-10, 2-3 Big West) looked to get back on track against a tough opponent in UC Irvine (13-7, 4-0 Big West) but came up short, losing 72-67 at the Bren Events Center. The loss brings the Matadors’ losing streak to three games. Cal State […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors give up lead, game to UCSB at home, 79-69

Men’s Basketball: Matadors give up lead, game to UCSB at home, 79-69

  The Matadors (10-9, 2-2 Big West) were dropped in front of a packed Matadome by the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (11-5, 2-1 Big West) 79-69 Saturday night. Senior guard Josh Greene led the Matadors with 27 points and made all 12 of his free throws. Junior forward Stephen Maxwell chipped in a double-double with […]

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