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Women’s basketball: First-place Matadors aim to cut down on turnovers

Women’s basketball: First-place Matadors aim to cut down on turnovers

Anthony Carpio

January 30, 2012

There can only be so many things said about CSUN’s last two performances. Mainly, the team has tallied two more wins, but at a cost. The Matadors, who are in first place in the Big West Conference, have collected 106 rebounds in the past two games, but that statistic has been overshadowed by anot...

Women’s basketball: Matadors defeat Bakersfield despite numerous turnovers

Women’s basketball: Matadors defeat Bakersfield despite numerous turnovers

Anthony Carpio

January 28, 2012

One would think a coach would be happy after seeing their team come back from 32-24 halftime deficit. That wasn’t the case for CSUN head coach Jason Flowers after the Matadors (12-9, 6-2 Big West) won 54-52 against CSU Bakersfield (4-19) Saturday night at the Matadome. He took his time as he tried to fin...

Women’s basketball: Matador treys puts Fullerton away in overtime

Women’s basketball: Matador treys puts Fullerton away in overtime

Anthony Carpio

January 25, 2012

It has been a season of nail biters for the Matadors so far, and they didn’t disappoint again Wednesday night. Down by two points after a free throw made by Titan guard Kathleen Iwuoha, CSUN (11-9, 6-2 Big West) was down 47-45 with 1:41 left in the second half. Then 31 seconds later Matador forward Jes...

Women’s basketball: CSUN takes the show on the road to Fullerton

Women’s basketball: CSUN takes the show on the road to Fullerton

Anthony Carpio

January 24, 2012

Finding itself tied for first in the Big West Conference, CSUN (10-9, 5-2 Big West) looks to bounce back from its double-overtime loss as it faces Cal State Fullerton (8-10, 1-5) tonight at Titan Gym. This season’s current success has a lot to do with the combination of senior center Jasmine Erving and h...

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime against UCSB

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime against UCSB

Anthony Carpio

January 21, 2012

The last two games for the Matadors had been close. Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Pacific and a three-point shootout in its victory against Cal Poly, CSUN was getting good at winning close games in the Big West Conference. What looked to be another close win for CSUN (10-9, 5-2 Big W...

Women’s basketball: Guay’s treys and Alama’s steal land the Matadors a victory against Cal Poly

Women’s basketball: Guay’s treys and Alama’s steal land the Matadors a victory against Cal Poly

Anthony Carpio

January 20, 2012

It had been a close game the entire night, and with 1:59 left to play, it was anyone’s guess as to who would come away with a win in this Big West Conference showdown. After numerous missed shots from both sides, it was CSUN (10-8, 5-1 Big West) that came up with a critical steal that resulted in the game-winning basket to defeat Cal...

Women’s basketball: Matadors flip the switch and come back from 13 point deficit at Pacific

Women’s basketball: Matadors flip the switch and come back from 13 point deficit at Pacific

Anthony Carpio

January 15, 2012

After a disappointing performance in the first half, CSUN (9-8, 4-1 Big West) mounted an impressive comeback victory, defeating Pacific (9-7, 3-2) 72-68 Saturday night at the Alex G. Spanos Center. “I thought the kids played hard and earned the win in the second half,” CSUN head coach Jason Flowers...

Men’s basketball: CSUN struggles against Pacific zone defense

Men’s basketball: CSUN struggles against Pacific zone defense

Anthony Carpio

January 12, 2012

With CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell feeling under the weather, assistant coach Danny Sprinkle was in charge as his team faced an opponent who is on a seven-game losing streak. As both teams took the court and Pacific went on an 8-0 run with 13:17 left in the first half, it was clear the team the Matadors w...

Women’s basketball: Sharpe’s dagger finishes the Anteaters in first Big West matchup

Women’s basketball: Sharpe’s dagger finishes the Anteaters in first Big West matchup

Anthony Carpio

December 29, 2011

It was a defensive display from CSUN guard Janae Sharpe and center Camille Mahlknecht that led the Matadors (6-7, 1-0 Big West) to a 55-49 victory against UC Irvine (4-9, 0-1) Thursday night at the Matadome. In its Big West Conference season opener, CSUN pushed its defense effort to come away with 16 steals, seven blocks...

Burglar targets students’ cars

Anthony Carpio

December 8, 2011

Multiple vehicle burglaries were reported this week, with burglars getting away with various electronic equipment and the back-row seat of a car, according to the CSUN police crime log. Two of the vehicles were broken into on Tuesday between 8:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. and another between 9:30 a.m. to...

M-Bball: CSUN in shooting funk, face Waves on the road

Anthony Carpio

December 8, 2011

Looking to recover from three-straight losses, the Matadors (1-6) take on Pepperdine (5-3) at Firestone Fieldhouse Saturday night. It will be CSUN’s second straight opponent from the West Coast Conference. The Matadors are coming off a loss against Santa Clara as their shooting woes continue. The...

Car makers pressured to build more fuel efficient vehicles

Car makers pressured to build more fuel efficient vehicles

Anthony Carpio

December 7, 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency along with the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed by 2025 that all vehicles made in the U.S. will have a combined fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. As gas prices rise, the increase in demand for fuel-efficient vehicles by consumers have g...

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