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Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Arizona Scrapes the Matadors

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Arizona Scrapes the Matadors

Andrew Lim

November 17, 2014

  The CSUN Matadors (0-2) fell to the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats (2-0) by a score of 86-68 at the EA Sports Maui Invitational Mainland Challenge on Sunday Nov. 16. The Matadors stayed close through the first 12 minutes of the first half when they were down by just four points. Then the W...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors swat down Sacramento Hornets in wire-to-wire win

Women’s Basketball: Matadors swat down Sacramento Hornets in wire-to-wire win

Mateo Melero

November 17, 2014

The CSUN Matadors managed to swat away the intense defensive swarm thrown at them by the Sacramento State University Hornet’s 81-66 Sunday afternoon at the Matadome, gaining another regular-season victory against a Big Sky team. Sacramento ran a game that was what CSUN head coach Jason Flowe...

Basketball Issue: Men’s Preview

Basketball Issue: Men’s Preview

Andrew Lim

November 16, 2014

With 13 seconds left in the Big West Tournament 2014 championship game, the men’s basketball team were down by a point against Cal Poly. The Mustangs point guard, Ridge Shipley, just hit a three-pointer for the lead. Matadors’ point guard Landon Drew, a freshman at the time, dribbled the ball, wen...

Basketball Issue: Theus ready for anything in year two

Basketball Issue: Theus ready for anything in year two

Andrew Lim

November 16, 2014

Being a person of integrity and an NBA player for 13 years has given him enough credibility for the players to trust and respect him. With Josh Greene, third leading scorer from last year, graduating and heading to Italy to play for a Euroleague team, men’s basketball Head Coach Reggie Theus wa...

Basketball Issue: Flowers creates family on and off the court

Basketball Issue: Flowers creates family on and off the court

Moises Ajanel

November 16, 2014

“Always family” is a constant reminder of the unity that comes from playing under head coach Jason Flowers. One can’t reference the CSUN women’s asketball team without the quote coming to mind. Flowers, a two-time Big West Conference Coach of the Year, is going into his fifth season a...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors beat out Idaho Vandals in regular season opener

Women’s Basketball: Matadors beat out Idaho Vandals in regular season opener

Mateo Melero

November 15, 2014

The CSUN Matadors defeated a fellow NCAA conference champion, the University of Idaho Vandals, 67-50 in the first game of the regular 2014-2015 season Friday afternoon at the Matadome. Idaho struggled against the Matadors, showing trouble landing shots and an inability to overcome a poor first half...

Men’s Basketball: Outlining Big West competition for CSUN

Andrew Martinez

November 15, 2014

After battling the likes of Louisville, Arizona and San Diego State in arguably the toughest non-conference schedule the men’s basketball team has ever scheduled, the Matadors will have their work cut out for them come Big West conference play.   CSUN’s biggest conference threats come...

Clippers’ early woes not enough to hit the panic button: Column

Clippers’ early woes not enough to hit the panic button: Column

Pete D. Camarillo

November 15, 2014

By Thomas Gallegos Sundial Contributor   These are not your father’s Clippers; matter of fact, not even your older brothers’ Los Angeles Clippers.   Some ‘talking-heads’ and sports pundits have predicted a championship appearance and continued franchise growth for the...

Men’s Basketball: Coach Theus discusses CSUN’s difficult Non-conference schedule

Shaka Dixon

November 14, 2014

CSUN begins their 2014-2015 season against 15 non-conference opponents. Some opponents hope for NCAA Tournament glory, some hope for a bid and others just hope. The Matadors will use the early tests to see where they stand. “I don’t compare us to the Big West. I compare us to the rest of the...

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Kobe Bryant, during a 107-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, made history.   He became the No.1 player in NBA history to have the most missed shots.   With 6:25 left in the game, he missed his signature fadeaway shot which was his 13th missed shot and his 13,418th miss of his c...

Basketball Issue: Women’s Preview

Basketball Issue: Women’s Preview

Mateo Melero

November 14, 2014

The women’s basketball team come into the 2014-15 season with an experienced team and a promising bench after a successful year that included a Big West Championship and a trip to Seattle for the NCAA Tournament. “I’m excited about the possibilities of this team, but only time will tell,” Mat...

Basketball Issue: Influx of young talent added to roster

Basketball Issue: Influx of young talent added to roster

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Eight new faces are in town for the men’s basketball team as they get ready to face a new season. After coming very close to a Big West Title and a berth to the NCAA Tournament last year, all of the freshmen have one thing in mind: to bring a Big West Championship to CSUN “I want to help ...

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