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Women’s Basketball: Legacy Lives on after NCAA exit

Women’s Basketball: Legacy Lives on after NCAA exit

Mateo Melero

March 25, 2015

For the 13th-seeded public school who gave a top-tiered private university a tough fight in the first round of the 2015 NCAA tournament Saturday, it was either show up expecting to win, or not at all. Despite falling 73-60, there was a point in the game where CSUN overtook fourth-seeded Stanford University,...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN falls to Stanford in NCAA first round

Women’s Basketball: CSUN falls to Stanford in NCAA first round

Mateo Melero

March 21, 2015

Though CSUN fell 73-60 to the Stanford University in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday evening, they gave the larger team a good fight. In a match that included several lead changes, CSUN managed to dig themselves out of an early hole and give the No. 4 seeded team a run for their money. Northridge...

Women’s basketball: On to the Next One

Women’s basketball: On to the Next One

Mateo Melero

March 18, 2015

It's deja vu for CSUN's champion basketball team. Well almost. CSUN managed to book a ticket to the big dance a second year in a row with their victory over the University of Hawai'i 67-60 Saturday night, despite losing the regular season to them this year. "This is a good opportunity for us to...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN heads back to the Big Dance, defeats Hawai’i 67-60

Women’s Basketball: CSUN heads back to the Big Dance, defeats Hawai’i 67-60

Mateo Melero

March 14, 2015

It's deja vu all over again for CSUN's champion basketball team -- well almost. Though they lost the outright championship title to the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine this season, they managed to take the Big West Tournament away from them Saturday night 67-60 at the Honda Center in Anaheim. "Through...

Women’s basketball: CSUN books trip to second straight Big West Final

Women’s basketball: CSUN books trip to second straight Big West Final

Mateo Melero

March 13, 2015

There was last year when CSUN put down a team at the Big West Tournament semifinals for the first time in the season. And then there was this year, when they did it again. CSUN defeated the University of California, Davis down 61-47, for the first time in the season, allowing a shot at the championship...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN face UC Irvine in Big West semi-finals

Women’s Basketball: CSUN face UC Irvine in Big West semi-finals

Mateo Melero

March 12, 2015

The CSUN Matadors will echo a Big West Tournament semi-final setup seen last year when they faced off against the University of California, Davis Friday -- a team that have not defeated in the regular season. Last year, CSUN played their first semi-final game against the University of California,...

Women’s Basketball Playoffs: Strong play key for Big West repeat

Women’s Basketball Playoffs: Strong play key for Big West repeat

Mateo Melero

March 11, 2015

There isn't much that awards, victories and the conference honors haven't already said about the Matadors starting five who led the team to the NCAA Tournament last year. Last year's seniors, Ashlee Guay, Cinnamon Lister, Janae Sharpe, Camille Mahlknecht and Randi Friess led the conquest of the Big...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN champion seniors say goodbye, prepare for big stage

Women’s Basketball: CSUN champion seniors say goodbye, prepare for big stage

Mateo Melero

March 6, 2015

In the final regular season game of their college career, CSUN's senior starters performed like champion matadors, dancing around a tired-old bull not ready to meet its end. CSUN put down the California State University, Long Beach 49ers 77-61 Thursday in an emotional senior-tribute that saw off their...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN faces second round against UC Riverside

Women’s Basketball: CSUN faces second round against UC Riverside

Mateo Melero

February 28, 2015

CSUN puts their five-game streak to the test Saturday night against the University of California, Riverside, a team that bested them earlier this season 68-56. In a Matadome home game Feb. 29, the CSUN swapped the lead several time in the the first half against Riverside before being overtaken. The...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN slips into second place in Big West with Fullerton victory

Women’s Basketball: CSUN slips into second place in Big West with Fullerton victory

Mateo Melero

February 27, 2015

Thursday night's victory over California State University, Fullerton 65-53 saw record-setting shooting for the Matadors and a push into the Big West Conference' second-place spot. Senior guard Ashlee Guay secured her teams' all-time scoring high with a 3-pointer landed in the last moments of the second half. That long shot, which mark...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN face CSUF in second Big West faceoff

Women’s Basketball: CSUN face CSUF in second Big West faceoff

Mateo Melero

February 25, 2015

The Matadors will play the first of the final three games left in the regular season against the lower ranked California State University, Fullerton Thursday. Fullerton stands third to last in the Big West Conference and was defeated Saturday by the last place team, University of California, Santa...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN rises to third in Big West with win over UC Irvine

Women’s Basketball: CSUN rises to third in Big West with win over UC Irvine

Mateo Melero

February 22, 2015

It's looking like last year's Big West champs are continuing to pull away from their mid-season lackluster and gain their bearings as the conference tournament nears. The Matadors racked up their fourth consecutive win against the second to last place University of California, Irvine Anteaters Saturday...

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