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Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against South Dakota

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against South Dakota

Andrew Lim

December 3, 2014

The Matadors are down by just three and there are 10 seconds left in regulation. Coach Reggie Theus brings in Ajon Efferson as Stephen Maxwell goes to the bench. That plan backfires when Efferson loses the ball with two seconds left as he goes up for a three pointer. The South Dakota Coyotes (3-5) defeat the CSUN Matadors (2-6), 68-65. ...

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against Seattle

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against Seattle

Andrew Lim

November 30, 2014

The CSUN Matadors (2-5) could not keep up with the hot three point shooting from Seattle University Redhawks (2-3) as the Matadors lost 70-58. Freshmen guard Ajon Efferson led the Matadors in scoring with 11 off the bench and went 3-for-6 from downtown but it proved to be not enough. The Redhaw...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN exposed against Portland

Men’s Basketball: CSUN exposed against Portland

Andrew Lim

November 27, 2014

The CSUN Matadors (2-4) lost 63-55 to the Portland State Vikings (4-0) as Stephen Maxwell had his 32nd double-double of his career with 14 points and 10 rebounds. “The guys just forgot who they are probably thinking about turkey and dressing instead of what they had to do tonight.” coach Reg...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN wins first game of season against Montana State in home opener

Men’s Basketball: CSUN wins first game of season against Montana State in home opener

Andrew Lim

November 19, 2014

After Stephan Hicks missed all of his field goal attempts vs. the No.2 Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, Hicks and the CSUN Matadors (1-2) were on a mission vs. the Montana State Bobcats (0-3). The Matadors pulled out a 72-65 victory over the Bobcats at the Matadome in CSUN's home opener Wednesday eveni...

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Arizona Scrapes the Matadors

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Arizona Scrapes the Matadors

Andrew Lim

November 17, 2014

  The CSUN Matadors (0-2) fell to the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats (2-0) by a score of 86-68 at the EA Sports Maui Invitational Mainland Challenge on Sunday Nov. 16. The Matadors stayed close through the first 12 minutes of the first half when they were down by just four points. Then the W...

Basketball Issue: Men’s Preview

Basketball Issue: Men’s Preview

Andrew Lim

November 16, 2014

With 13 seconds left in the Big West Tournament 2014 championship game, the men’s basketball team were down by a point against Cal Poly. The Mustangs point guard, Ridge Shipley, just hit a three-pointer for the lead. Matadors’ point guard Landon Drew, a freshman at the time, dribbled the ball, wen...

Basketball Issue: Theus ready for anything in year two

Basketball Issue: Theus ready for anything in year two

Andrew Lim

November 16, 2014

Being a person of integrity and an NBA player for 13 years has given him enough credibility for the players to trust and respect him. With Josh Greene, third leading scorer from last year, graduating and heading to Italy to play for a Euroleague team, men’s basketball Head Coach Reggie Theus wa...

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Kobe Bryant, during a 107-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, made history.   He became the No.1 player in NBA history to have the most missed shots.   With 6:25 left in the game, he missed his signature fadeaway shot which was his 13th missed shot and his 13,418th miss of his c...

Basketball Issue: Influx of young talent added to roster

Basketball Issue: Influx of young talent added to roster

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Eight new faces are in town for the men’s basketball team as they get ready to face a new season. After coming very close to a Big West Title and a berth to the NCAA Tournament last year, all of the freshmen have one thing in mind: to bring a Big West Championship to CSUN “I want to help ...

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

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

Andrew Lim

November 9, 2014

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 ...

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Andrew Lim

October 24, 2014

  The Lakers’ season continues to be on a downward spiral. Steve Nash is out for the season due to nerve damage in his back. After an off-season mediocre at best, the Lakers organization gets another blow. The Lakers first whiffed on Lebron James, whiffed on Carmelo Anthony and...

World Series Preview: Royals winning formula enough to defeat the Giants

World Series Preview: Royals winning formula enough to defeat the Giants

Andrew Lim

October 21, 2014

If someone predicted the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants are meeting in the World Series, before the season started, I would have called you insane but here we are.   The Giants have been there three times in the last five years and have two World Series Championships un...

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