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Tyler Wainfeld

January 22, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 23Men's basketball vs. Long Beach State at 7 p.m. (available on ESPN3)Thursday, Jan. 24Women's basketball vs. UC Davis at 7 p.m. (available on ESPN3)Friday, Jan. 25Track and Field at University of Washington, UW Invitational Men's volleyball vs. Loyola-Chicago at 7 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 26Tr...

Matadors of the Week: First half MVPs

Matadors of the Week: First half MVPs

Tyler Wainfeld

January 22, 2019

Channon FlukerSenior, BasketballWhile Fluker's numbers this year are not as good as they were when she won back-to-back conference Player of the Year honors in 2017 and 2018, she is still the team's most important player. Her team-high 15.9 points per game ranks third in the Big West, while she leads the confe...

Women’s basketball holds on for a 69-56 win

Women’s basketball holds on for a 69-56 win

Kenneth Birkland

January 20, 2019

The women's basketball team held on after a late surge in the fourth quarter to defeat the Riverside Highlanders 69-56. After being up as much as 29 in the second quarter, the Highlanders closed the gap to seven points in the fourth quarter.Coach Jason Flower believes this revolves around maturity and the...

Tale of two halves as Matadors drop second straight at home

Tale of two halves as Matadors drop second straight at home

Tyler Wainfeld

January 20, 2019

It was a tale of two halves as the men’s basketball team squandered a 16-point halftime lead to drop their second straight home game, losing to UC Irvine 74-68 Saturday afternoon at the Matadome. The first half was everything head coach Mark Gottfried was hoping for, with the Matadors shooting ...

Men’s basketball drops Big West home opener

Men’s basketball drops Big West home opener

Tyler Wainfeld

January 19, 2019

Sophomore Terrell Gomez hit a career-high seven 3-pointers on his way to scoring 30 points, but it was not enough as Hawaii beat the Matadors 84-79 in their conference home opener on Thursday night.The Matadors dug themselves a big hole early, trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half before cut...

Basketball programs set for historic end to season

Basketball programs set for historic end to season

Tyler Wainfeld

January 18, 2019

Redshirt freshman Lamine Diane and senior Channon Fluker are leading both of their respective teams in multiple statistical categories and are front-runners for the annual Player of the Year awards given to the best male and female basketball players in the Big West Conference. The two are looking to ...

Matadors start conference play with win at Riverside

Matadors start conference play with win at Riverside

Tyler Wainfeld

January 10, 2019

Sophomore Terrell Gomez set career highs with 32 points and six 3-pointers to start the men’s basketball’s conference play with a victory over UC Riverside, coming from behind to erase a halftime deficit and win 84-83 on Wednesday night in Riverside. After setting a script throughout the first...

No. 12 CSUN upsets No. 2 UCLA in home opener

No. 12 CSUN upsets No. 2 UCLA in home opener

Jairo Alvarado

January 10, 2019

The men's volleyball team swept UCLA at the Matadome Wednesday night as they upset the No. 2 team in the nation in their home opener.In a game that was battled closely throughout the whole night with 22 tie scores and 11 lead changes, the Matadors came out on top and knocked off the Bruins in an imp...

Late game heroics not enough as Matadors fall in OT

Late game heroics not enough as Matadors fall in OT

Tyler Wainfeld

January 6, 2019

Despite an incredible buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Lamine Diane that sent the game into overtime, the men’s basketball team lost to Yale 94-90 on Saturday night in their final game before the conference play. The Matadors started with a lot of intensity, forcing the Bulldogs into multiple poor poss...

Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Pacific

Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Pacific

Tyler Wainfeld

December 16, 2018

The men’s basketball team lost heartbreakingly to Pacific on Sunday, blowing a three-point lead with 40 seconds left in the game to lose 79-77. In a game that saw five lead changes, as well as five times where the score was tied, it's only fitting that it would come down to the final seconds t...

Women’s basketball holds on to defeat San Diego State

Women’s basketball holds on to defeat San Diego State

Justin Vigil

December 10, 2018

In a split weekend, the Matadors (5-6) survived a 34-point surge in the fourth quarter from the Aztecs (5-5) to win 77-74 at home.After some stellar defense by CSUN held SDSU to seven points in the first quarter, a solid lead was gradually built upon.Freshman Jordyn Jackson got her third start of her col...

No Diane, no problem for men’s basketball

No Diane, no problem for men’s basketball

Tyler Wainfeld

December 7, 2018

The men’s basketball team beat San Marcos 76-72 on Wednesday and have now won back-to-back games for the first time this season. Sophomore Terrell Gomez led the Matadors with a career-high 26 points, but it took a complete team effort to overcome the absence of standout redshirt freshman Lamine Di...

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