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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN womens tennis team huddle each other

Matadors of the Spring Season

Luis Silva and Charlie Gonzalez June 1, 2023

Logan Davis Logan Davis is a freshman on the men’s track and field team. Following up on his high school career which earned him a scholarship to CSUN, he set a school record of 6.64 seconds in...

CSUN beach volleyball teammates Emily Sparks, 15, and Mikaela Maughan, 22, slap hands as they celebrate scoring against the University of San Francisco on March 31, 2023, at the CSUN Beach Volleyball Complex in Northridge, Calif.

Matador Spring Sports Recap

Maxwell Clark and Joseph Gonzalez May 30, 2023

Men’s basketball The CSUN men’s basketball team ended its season with just seven wins and went winless on the road this year. The team ended with 25 losses. The Matadors have not had more than...

Andy Newman, the new head coach for CSUN mens basketball, answers questions during a meet-and-greet event at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on April 24, 2023, in Northridge, Calif.

New men’s basketball coach looks to make offense more dynamic

Edward Segal, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

CSUN men’s basketball had one of the worst offenses in the Big West Conference in the 2022-23 season. They were third to last in the conference in points, averaging only 63.4 per game, 13 points lower...

CSUN mens basketball player talking with his coach

Opinion: Matador mediocrity – A never-ending story

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter May 3, 2023

Since the end of the men’s basketball season in early March, there have been resignations, transfers and even an arrest throughout CSUN’s roster. The team is coming off a turbulent year and has a long...

Csun womens basketball coach speaking with the players

CSUN basketball teams suffer losses in Big West Championships

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

CSUN men’s and women’s basketball suffered similar heartbreaking defeats in the first round of the Big West Championships, both falling short against CSU Bakersfield. Both the men’s team (7-25,...

Csun male basketball team playing a game

Matadors drop final regular season game to Hawaii, finish 10th in the Big West

Edward Segal, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Senior night presented an opportunity for the CSUN men’s basketball team to end the season strong. After a solid first-half performance, the Matadors could not gain traction in the second and watched...

CSUN male basketball team defending

Matadors drop third straight in loss to UC Riverside

José C. Delgado, Reporter February 22, 2023

Unable to quench the Highlanders’ 46.2% shooting from 3-point range, the CSUN men’s basketball team lost Monday to UC Riverside by a final score of 96-76. The Matadors (6-22, 3-14 Big West Conference)...

CSUN male basketball trowing a ball

CSUN men’s basketball musters gutsy 16-point comeback

Maxwell Clark, Contributor February 15, 2023

The Matadors clawed back from a 16-point deficit against the Cal Poly Mustangs en route to their sixth win of the season, recovering to score 44 points in the second half after only scoring 20 in the first. The...

CSUN male basketball player smiling

CSUN men’s basketball defeats conference-leading Gauchos

Maxwell Clark, Contributor February 6, 2023

The Matadors defeated the Gauchos to snap a two-game losing streak, taking down the number one team in the Big West Conference while missing one of their leaders due to injury. CSUN men’s basketball...

CSUN men’s basketball falls to UC San Diego amid offensive struggles

Michael Dumansky and Edward Segal January 27, 2023

The Matadors hoped to win back-to-back contests for the first time this season after snapping their eight-game losing streak Saturday against Cal State Fullerton, but were plagued by their inefficient...

CSUN mens basketball player throwing the ball

Photo Essay: Men’s basketball loses tight battle to Northern Colorado

Aliyah Hinckley, Reporter December 14, 2022

In a game characterized by runs, the University of Northern Colorado (5-5) had the last laugh. The Matadors men’s basketball team (2-7) took the lead late but committed multiple fouls, allowing the Bears...

CSUN mens basketball player at a game

Matador of the Week: Men’s basketball’s Atin Wright

David Nunez, Reporter November 23, 2021

Basketball season has arrived at CSUN and sophomore guard Atin Wright started the year off by demonstrating a lights-out shooting display. CSUN opened the season with back-to-back losses to USC and...

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