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Women’s basketball: Guay and Co. look to stay above .500 with visit from San Francisco University

Women’s basketball: Guay and Co. look to stay above .500 with visit from San Francisco University

Ron Rokhy

December 4, 2012

After a strong 2-0 start, the Matadors (4-3) look  to bounce back at home against San Francisco (4-3) Wednesday night after losing three out of their last five. CSUN last lost 73-63 on the road against San Jose State, which saw Northridge get outrebounded 47-38 while giving up a 43.3 shooting perce...

Women’s basketball: CSUN loses to San Jose State

Ron Rokhy

December 4, 2012

After a good shooting night that resulted in a win against Santa Clara, the Matadors (4-3) couldn’t keep their momentum going as they shot 32 percent from the field in a 73-63 loss to San Jose State (3-3) to close out the first road trip of the season. Northridge went into halftime with a 29-24...

Column: Stern spurns the Spurs

Column: Stern spurns the Spurs

Ron Rokhy

December 2, 2012

 Gregg Popovich’s decision to rest four of the Spurs’ best players in a nationally televised marquee matchup against the Miami Heat last Thursday was more than enough for NBA commissioner David Stern to remind everyone that his authoritarian regime isn’t quite over yet. Stern, who’s set to reti...

Column: From Linsanity to Lineffective

Column: From Linsanity to Lineffective

Ron Rokhy

November 27, 2012

>>>CORRECTION: Lin was born in California. Last season’s emergence of Jeremy Lin had most people believing the 6-foot-3, Taiwanese Harvard grad could actually ball with the best. Lin averaged 21.5 points and 10.6 assists per game on 49.6 shooting last season during an eight-game stretch for the Knicks and sparked a global phenomenon du...

Column: NFL head coaches on the hot seat

Column: NFL head coaches on the hot seat

Ron Rokhy

November 26, 2012

Many familiar faces returned to the helm of their respective teams this season but after a shaky start and inconsistent play, these coaches may be on the way out shortly. Andy Reid- Philadelphia Eagles Am I missing something here? Can someone explain to me how Andy Reid, a pass-first coach who has failed to produce a single championship run for the ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors fall to No. 6 Penn State

Women’s Basketball: Matadors fall to No. 6 Penn State

Ron Rokhy

November 25, 2012

On a night when three Matadors put up career numbers, CSUN (3-2) fell to No. 6 ranked Penn State (5-0) Saturday evening at home in the final round of the Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic 2012 despite mounting an early 17 points lead. Freshman guard Marta Masoni, sophomore g...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors catch fire, blaze by Northern Kentucky to remain undefeated

Ron Rokhy

November 18, 2012

Riding the momentum garnered by its two young stars, CSUN (6-0) extended its win streak to six and outlasted Northern Kentucky (0-4) 69-58 Sunday afternoon in the last game of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation challenge. Junior guard Josh Greene and redshirt sophomore Stephan Hicks once...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors storm past Golden Hurricane for 5-0 start

Men’s Basketball: Matadors storm past Golden Hurricane for 5-0 start

Ron Rokhy

November 18, 2012

Recovering from back-to-back off-shooting games, junior guard Josh Greene exploded for a career-high 28 points and led the Matadors to their best start ever with a 92-76 win over Tulsa (3-1) Saturday night in the third game of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation challenge. Greene, who averaged...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN matches best start ever with win over Siena

Ron Rokhy

November 16, 2012

The Matadors continued their winning ways as they slipped by Siena (1-2) in the second game of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation challenge to match their best regular season start ever at 4-0. Another strong game by redshirt sophomore Stephan Hicks, who once again led the team in scoring...

Men’s Basketball: Hick’s big night enough to edge out Toreros on the road

Ron Rokhy

November 16, 2012

Spearheaded by redshirt sophomore guard Stephan Hick's near-perfect night from the field, a balanced attack by the Matadors' starting lineup extended their win streak to three as they edged out the hosting San Diego Toreros (2-1) 74-71 Thursday night in the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation challenge. Hicks,...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors start 2-0, rout Eagles at home

Ron Rokhy

November 16, 2012

Led by sophomore center Camille Mahlknecht's career night, the Matadors used disciplined and hard-nosed defense to smother the Northern Washington Eagles (0-2) en route to a 66-44 victory Thursday night at the Matadome. Mahlknecht, who put up the best all-around game of her career tonight, finished...

CSUN Athletics Director Rick Mazzuto steps down

Ron Rokhy

November 14, 2012

CSUN’s athletics director, Rick Mazzuto, has stepped down from his position effective immediately. The announcement was made Wednesday by Tom McCarron, Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer, who also appointed Ashlie Kite, Associate Athletic Director of Internal...

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