Matadors of the Week


Tyler Wainfeld

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Channon Fluker

Senior, Basketball

Fluker continued her push to become one of the best female basketball players CSUN has ever seen, recording double-doubles in both games last week to give her 69 for her collegiate career. The first came in a loss to first-place UC Davis on Thursday, when she recorded 16 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and three steals. The second came in a win at Long Beach in which she recorded 17 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. She was also one of 15 players selected to the mid-season list of players to watch for the Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award, the second season the award will be given out.

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Jared Pearre

Redshirt freshman, Basketball

Pearre helped to shore up the forward position for a team in desperate need of help in the post. The Texas native put up 16 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double in his first career start against Long Beach, though it was his presence as a big man that the team needed most. In the prior game, CSUN allowed 26 offensive rebounds and 36 second-chance points in the loss to Irvine, blowing a 16-point halftime lead in the process. With Pearre in the starting lineup, the Matadors allowed just seven offensive rebounds and 28 in total, a testament to just how important Pearre was to the team’s success.