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CSUN men’s basketball holds on for overtime win against Cal Poly

Sophomore guard Jerron Wilbut was instrumental in CSUN's win against Cal Poly on Feb. 20, 2016, scoring 18 points. (File Photo / Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 22, 2016

CSUN men's basketball (10-17 overall, 5-8 Big West) was able to get back in the win column against the Cal Poly Mustangs (10-16 overall, 4-9 Big West), surviving in overtime, 75-71. The Matadors were lead by sixth-man and sophomore guard Jerron Wilbut. He scored 18 points on five-of-12 shooting including...

Matadors take late lead but can’t hold on against Hawaii

CSUN captured the lead twice in the last five minutes, but once again, faltered in the closing moments (File Photo / Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 19, 2016

CSUN men's basketball lost a close contest to the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 69-63 in a game that was decided in the final minute. The loss drops the Matadors to 9-17 overall and 4-8 Big West. "We're right there against a good team, I just wanna tell these guys to stay in it, stick together...

CSUN’s defense falters, UCI wins high-scoring affair

Tre Hale-Edmerson tries to find a way around  Jett Raines while deep in the opponents territory at The Matadome. (File Photo / Alejandro Aranda / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 14, 2016

Despite getting within single-digits several times, CSUN (9-16 overall, 4-7 Big West) fell to UC Irvine (19-7 overall, 8-2 Big West ) 84-93. UC Irvine used size to their advantage, dominating the Matadors on the glass 49-to-37, while also outscoring CSUN 56-to-34. UCI also shot an impressive clip...

Matadors complete season sweep over CSUF

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson contests a shot against the California State University, Fullerton Titans on Feb. 10 in the Matadome. (Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 11, 2016

The Matadors topped the Cal State Fullerton Titans 75-67 after trailing for much of the second half. With the win, CSUN sealed a season sweep over the Titans. With 18 points and a career-high of nine rebounds while making 13-of-14 from the free-throw line, junior guard Kendall Smith lead the Matadors...

Matadors look to sweep CSUF

Micheal Warren falls short of making the layup due to Jeremy Major's defense in the paint at The Matadome. (File Photo / Alejandro Aranda / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 10, 2016

The CSUN Matadors (8-15, 3-6 Big West) will face the Cal State Fullerton Titans (9-13, 2-7 Big West) on Wednesday, February 10th at 7 p.m. at the Matadome. CSUN is coming off a five-point road loss to the hands of Long Beach State on Saturday night. CSUF had a 13-point loss on the road to UCSB. When...

CSUN struggles from the free throw line, falls to LBSU

Sophomore forward Zacarry Douglas puts his hands on his head in disappointment while facing freshman guard Mehran Nazarian after loosing badly to the Pepperdine Waves on December 5, 2015. (File Photo/Alejandro Aranda/The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 8, 2016

CSUN (8-15 overall, 3-6 Big West) falls to Long Beach State (12-12 overall, 6-3 Big West) on the road late, by a score of 76-81. The Matadors were led in scoring by sophomore guard Micheal Warren, who scored 14 points on five-of-nine shooting as well as shooting four-of-five from three to go along...

CSUN blows 20-point lead, still hangs on for road win

Sophomore Aaron Parks led the Matadors to win over UC Riverside with his 29 points on Feb. 28, 2015. (File Photo/ The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 4, 2016

The CSUN men's basketball team (8-14, 3-5 Big West) escaped with a 73-71 victory over the University of California, Riverside Highlanders (13-12, 4-5 Big West) on the heels of a game-high 25 points by sophomore guard Michael Warren. Warren shot 8-of-13 from the field as well as making three-of-six...

Man threatens to kill people near CSUN Transit Center

The Department of Police services building is located at the corner of Darby St. and Prairie St. File Photo / The Sundial

Daniel Robles

February 3, 2016

At approximately 4:02 p.m. on Tuesday a man reportedly approached people near the CSUN Transit Center and threatened to kill them, police said. The suspect was described by Campus police as a 30-year-old black male dressed in all-black with headphones on and wearing a red backpack.The suspect was also...

UCI’s size proved too much for CSUN

Matadors Tre Hale-Edmerson, right, makes a reverse layup under the basket against the UC Irvine Anteaters which in result of a 63 - 73 loss on Jan. 28, 2016 in Northridge, Calif. (David Hawkins / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

January 28, 2016

The undefeated University of California, Irvine team used size to its advantage, beating CSUN's men's basketball, 73-63. The Matadors, now 2-5 in Big West and 7-14 overall, were no match for the two centers on the Anteaters' roster who were over 7 feet tall, including one who is 7 feet 6 inches. While...

Late 3-pointer lifts CSUN past Cal Poly

Junior guard Aaron Parks drives to the basket in a 2015 game against Hawaii. He and sophomore Jerron Wilbut were instrumental in a 76-74 comeback victory against Cal Poly on Jan 21.  (File Photo/The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

January 22, 2016

The Matadors defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs 76-74 on the heels of a late-second 3-pointer by sophomore guard Jerron Wilbut. Wilbut was the Matadors' leading-scorer, scoring 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting. He scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half. "I'm learning a lot of different things, I'm...

CSUN loses to UCR despite a double-digit rally

Freshman guard Jason Richardson attempts a layup against Vanguard University on Nov. 18. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

January 19, 2016

The Matadors drop their second-straight close game to the UC Riverside Highlanders, losing 75-72. CSUN showed resiliency throughout the game battling from double-digit deficits but the Highlanders' toughness in crunch-time proved to be too much for the Matadors. "The thing that looked for me was...

Late Aggies’ 3-pointer dooms Matadors

CSUN players fight for the rebound against USC defenders as the Matadors faced the USC Trojans at the Galen Center on Nov. 23. CSUN lost 96-61 in its fifth non-conference game. File Photo/The Sundial

Daniel Robles

January 19, 2016

CSUN lost in the closing seconds to UC Davis, 63-62, to receive its first conference road loss of the season. The Matadors led for most of this game and took the lead, 62-60, following a jump shot by sophomore guard Micheal Warren with 11 seconds left in the game. However, the UC Davis Aggies made...

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