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Women’s basketball: Poor shooting drops CSUN to second place with a loss at Santa Barbara

Women’s basketball: Poor shooting drops CSUN to second place with a loss at Santa Barbara

Anthony Carpio

February 24, 2012

San Luis Obispo – It was just a rough shooting performance by the Matadors (16-11, 10-4 Big West) as they lost 61-44 to UC Santa Barbara (12-14, 6-7) Thursday night at the Thunderdome. CSUN is now in second place in the Big West Conference with this loss, while Cal Poly’s win over Long Beach State places the Mustangs (14-12, 10-3)...

Women’s basketball: Matadors hit road one last time to protect top spot

Women’s basketball: Matadors hit road one last time to protect top spot

Anthony Carpio

February 23, 2012

It has been a long journey for the Matadors this season. With 26 games now behind them, three still remain. After two wins in a three-game homestand, CSUN hits the road one more time as it looks to even up the series with UC Santa Barbara today and takes the series to Cal Poly Saturday. “We lost to (Santa Barbara) in double-overtime, so we...

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

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

Anthony Carpio

February 18, 2012

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 then they c...

Women’s basketball: Matadors take season series against Pacific

Women’s basketball: Matadors take season series against Pacific

Anthony Carpio

February 16, 2012

  The last time these two teams played, CSUN trailed Pacific by 13 points, but the Matadors made a push to come back and win the game. Thursday night ended the same way, but this time Northridge (15-10, 9-3 Big West) was up by as much as 13 points in its 64-56 win over Pacific (14-10, 7-5) at the Matadome. CSUN bounced back a Big West Conference loss to Long Beach State, with guard Ja...

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts Pacific in rematch

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts Pacific in rematch

Anthony Carpio

February 16, 2012

As the Big West Conference comes to an end, the Matadors find themselves in a good position. With a league record of 8-3, CSUN (14-10) is by itself in first, but there’s no relaxing for this team. “We can’t be comfortable because we need to come out hard every single time,” guard Ashlee Guay ...

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime battle against Long Beach

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime battle against Long Beach

Anthony Carpio

February 11, 2012

  Despite rallying to cut a halftime deficit sending the game into two overtime periods, CSUN (14-10, 8-3 Big West) came up short in a 75-72 loss to Long Beach State (10-14, 5-6) Saturday night at the Matadome. It was the 49ers’ big offensive push at the beginning of the second overtime period that hindered the Matadors’ ...

Men’s basketball: Matadors hand Davis its second win of the season

Men’s basketball: Matadors hand Davis its second win of the season

Anthony Carpio

February 10, 2012

Despite entering the second half up by two points, the Matadors (6-16, 2-9 Big West) couldn’t maintain the lead and allowed UC Davis (2-21, 1-10) to dominate the rest of the game and come back to win 79-71 Thursday night at The Pavilion. This game marks CSUN’s third loss in a row, while giving the...

Women’s basketball: Matadors begin three-game homestand, try to remain focused as Long Beach visits

Women’s basketball: Matadors begin three-game homestand, try to remain focused as Long Beach visits

Anthony Carpio

February 8, 2012

After successful road trips to UC Riverside and UC Irvine last week, CSUN comes back to the Matadome for a three-game homestand, starting with Long Beach State Saturday night. Long Beach (9-14, 4-6 Big West) is on a three-game losing streak while the Matadors (14-9, 8-2) just tallied their fourth consec...

Men’s volleyball: Get to know …#11 Matt Stork

Men’s volleyball: Get to know …#11 Matt Stork

Anthony Carpio

February 6, 2012

Full name: Matt Stork Date of Birth: February 6, 1990 Place of Birth:  Parma, Italy Height: 6’5’’ Weight: 180 lbs Position: Outside hitter Major:  Psychology Year: Senior Stats: 2.63 kpg, 88.5 points FAVORITES Food: “A double-double from In-N-Out.” Music: “Everything...

Women’s basketball: Erving scores career-high 36 points as Matadors coast past Irvine

Women’s basketball: Erving scores career-high 36 points as Matadors coast past Irvine

Anthony Carpio

February 4, 2012

IRVINE – Consistency was something CSUN head coach Jason Flowers has rarely seen with his team. In most of their Big West Conference wins, the Matadors have usually found themselves either trying to hold on to a slim lead or coming back from a deficit. “Some games we put together 20 minutes, some games 1...

Women’s basketball: Erving’s double-double leads the Matadors to a comeback win at Riverside

Women’s basketball: Erving’s double-double leads the Matadors to a comeback win at Riverside

Anthony Carpio

February 2, 2012

It was yet another down-to-the-wire match for the Matadors, whose outlook looked bleak after being down by 13 points at halftime, but CSUN (13-9, 7-2 Big West) pulled it together and got the 64-58 victory over UC Riverside (4-17, 2-7) Thursday evening at the Student Recreation Center. This win keeps Northri...

Women’s basketball: First-place Matadors aim to keep conference lead, face UCR and UCI

Women’s basketball: First-place Matadors aim to keep conference lead, face UCR and UCI

Anthony Carpio

February 1, 2012

With possession of the No. 1 spot in the Big West Conference and on a two-game winning streak, CSUN looks to continue its strong play in the second half of the conference season. After winning a non-league game against CSU Bakersfield Saturday, the Matadors (12-9, 6-2 Big West) get back on track an...

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