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Women’s Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Women’s Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Brian Bernstein

November 20, 2013

CSUN (2-2) overcame a halftime deficit by outscoring the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-3) 42-27 in the second half on their way to a 70-58 victory. Georgia Southern’s Anna Claire Knight scorched the Matadors for a game high 28 points but had no other support as she was the only player for the...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors’ leading lady ready to win

Women’s Basketball: Matadors’ leading lady ready to win

Brian Bernstein

November 6, 2013

  Junior point guard Ashlee Guay has been a nightmare for opposing defenses in the Big West since she became a Matador three years ago. She has also won multiple awards and shattered records, but she isn’t even close to satisfied as she looks to take it up a notch this season. Guay...

Men’s Basketball: New era ushers in new point man

Men’s Basketball: New era ushers in new point man

Brian Bernstein

November 5, 2013

  Expected to be the floor general for the Matadors, who are predicted to finish seventh in the Big West Conference by the LA Times, is sophomore point guard Landon Drew. With the season underway, Drew has not concerned himself with what the papers have to say. “My expectations are definit...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rout San Marcos in season opener

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rout San Marcos in season opener

Brian Bernstein

November 2, 2013

The Matadors (1-0)  jumped out early to an 11-2 lead and never looked back as they drop Cal State University San Marcos (0-2) with a final score of 83-41. Everything went the way of the Matadors as they created 33 turnovers, shot 45.2 percent from the floor on 28 assists and got a huge contribut...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN dropped by Irvine 2-1 in waning minutes

Women’s Soccer: CSUN dropped by Irvine 2-1 in waning minutes

Brian Bernstein

October 27, 2013

The Matadors (6-11-1, 1-5-1 Big West) drop another conference game as they suffer a 2-1 loss to the UC Irvine Anteaters (10-6, 5-2 Big West) in a game that was decided in the last five minutes. After the Anteaters grabbed an early lead when Jenna Pellegrino knocked in a loose ball in front of t...

Who will make it out of the wild, wild Western Conference?

Who will make it out of the wild, wild Western Conference?

Brian Bernstein

October 27, 2013

The Western Conference has produced 10 of the last 14 NBA Champions, and has been widely considered the better conference. The depth of the West also creates dramatic finishes as teams fight until the bitter end to make the playoffs. A few teams will flip-flop positions, but one thing will be clear: to...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors drop 49ers, secure first conference win

Women’s Soccer: Matadors drop 49ers, secure first conference win

Brian Bernstein

October 26, 2013

CSUN (6-10, 1-4-1 Big West) ended a drought of over 370 scoreless minutes to defeat the Long Beach State 49ers (8-6-2, 2-2-2 Big West) 1-0 for their first conference win of the season. After three straight shutouts at the hands of Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis, the Matadors came out with...

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Brian Bernstein

October 22, 2013

Kobe Bryant finished fifth in last year’s MVP voting, averaging 27.3 points per game, the highest average by any player in NBA history to start a season at least 34 years old. But TrueHoop Network and ESPN.com have ranked the Black Mamba the 25th best player in the 2013-14 season. It is understanda...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors dropped by Aggies in double OT

Women’s Soccer: Matadors dropped by Aggies in double OT

Brian Bernstein

October 20, 2013

The Matadors (5-10-1, 0-4-1 Big West) needed a win to keep their hopes of a Big West Conference Tournament berth alive but stumbled to the Aggies(4-7-3, 1-2-1 Big West) 1-0 who played in their first two home games in 46 days. UC Davis midfielder Ashley Edwards scorched the Matadors in the 106th minute...

Why Oregon should be ranked No. 1

Why Oregon should be ranked No. 1

Brian Bernstein

October 15, 2013

The University of Oregon Ducks are widely known for their high-octane offense and abstract uniforms. But the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, in the Associated Press and USA Today poll, has tied No. 1 ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide in ESPN’s poll. It’s time for Duck fans to flaunt their feathers for the best team in college football. ...

Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

Brian Bernstein

October 13, 2013

The woes for the Matadors (5-9-1, 0-3-1) continue as they fall to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (8-6-1, 2-2) 1-0. CSUN has now lost three out of their first four Big West Conference games. The Gauchos were able to capitalize on a turnover deep in Matador territory 13 minutes into the game. Senior d...

Who can beat Michael Jordan?

Who can beat Michael Jordan?

Brian Bernstein

October 9, 2013

NBA fans have long debated who the best player in the game is, or who wins in a one-on-one matchup. Michael Jordan has added fuel to topic saying he would beat any of today’s NBA superstars in a solo matchup. "I don't think I would lose," Jordan, 50, said. "Other than to Kobe Bryant, because he ...

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