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Basketball Issue: Foreign talent, transfers bring depth to CSUN

Basketball Issue: Foreign talent, transfers bring depth to CSUN

Mateo Melero

November 14, 2014

The women’s basketball team received some promising new talent over the summer that head coach Jason Flowers believes has the potential as well as the basketball IQ to make a difference in the long term. Among the new recruits are players with impressive basketball backgrounds that could shi...

The Basketball Issue 2014-15 #Blacktopfaceoff

The Basketball Issue 2014-15 #Blacktopfaceoff

Pete D. Camarillo

November 12, 2014

The 2014-15 Basketball Issue is finally here. Both teams' expectations are piled high. Which team will defend The Blacktop Best? Tag #Blacktopfaceoff to submit your vote. Stories include profiles about head coaches Reggie Theus and Jason Flowers. There are also interesting profiles about point guards...

Basketball Issue: Drew ready to take charge

Basketball Issue: Drew ready to take charge

Shaka Dixon

November 12, 2014

  A minute away from polishing off a stunning second-half claw back from 21 points against heavily favored Utah, CSUN men’s basketball found its precarious three-point lead in the hands of unheralded freshman Landon Drew, otherwise known as the son of former NBA head coach Larry Drew. The ...

Basketball Isuue: Guay stays humble amid success

Basketball Isuue: Guay stays humble amid success

Kyle Hufnagel

November 12, 2014

  A lifetime of preparation and a ruthless predisposition catapulted San Diego native and CSUN senior Ashlee Guay to new heights, rewriting the record books in northern Los Angeles. After leading the CSUN women’s basketball team to the 2014 Big West Championship, Guay stormed into the ...

Women’s Basketball: Big West favorites face tough schedule in and out of conference

Women’s Basketball: Big West favorites face tough schedule in and out of conference

Alik Ourfalian

November 11, 2014

As the preseason favorites in the Big West Conference Preseason Poll, the Matadors were selected to repeat as conference champions, receiving 13 of the 14 first-place votes in October. “Our goals this season are to win the conference and the Big West championship, and go to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA...

2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

Pete D. Camarillo

November 10, 2014

With the CSUN Basketball season on the brink, the annual Basketball issue drops this Wednesday, Nov. 12, in a special print addition. Both teams are coming off tremendous 2013-14 seasons, so both have even more expectations for the 2014-15 seasons as they premiere the new Blacktop floor at the Matadome. ...

Men’s Basketball: Maxwell’s superb performance carries Matadors in Exhibition

Men’s Basketball: Maxwell’s superb performance carries Matadors in Exhibition

Andrew Lim

November 9, 2014

Look, there’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. No, it’s senior forward Stephen Maxwell. The super Maxwell flew in for another thunderous dunk as the forward carried CSUN to a 79-76 victory in an exhibition bout versus the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, September 8. Maxwell led all scorers ...

Early Drought won’t end Thunder’s playoff hopes: Column

Early Drought won’t end Thunder’s playoff hopes: Column

Pete D. Camarillo

November 7, 2014

By Nick Sicam Sundial Contributor The Oklahoma City Thunder experienced a dry period for the start of the 2014-2015 NBA season starting 1-5 without both their stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. If the Thunder's role players can improve offensively and work as a unit, there is still a pos...

Patience key in historic Lakers losing streak

Patience key in historic Lakers losing streak

Alex Vejar

November 5, 2014

The Los Angeles Lakers have a worse record than the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost 26 straight games last season. That’s one of those I-Never-Thought-I’d-Say-That-Out-Loud types of statements. With their loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, the Lakers are 0-5 to start the season. Other winless t...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors put down Master’s College Mustangs in exhibition play

Women’s Basketball: Matadors put down Master’s College Mustangs in exhibition play

Mateo Melero

November 1, 2014

The Matadors, returning from a year that led them to the NCAA championship, didn't take the opening exhibition game of the 2014-15 season lightly. The current Big West Conference champs played against the Master's College Mustangs with an all-around court ferocity that secured a solid 90-56 victo...

NBA Preview: Eastern Conference divisional break down

NBA Preview: Eastern Conference divisional break down

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

The Sundial Sports Staff continues their run down of the NBA season which is in its early stages. The traditionally weak Eastern Conference and its divisional titles have several contenders, after an eventful offseason. Central- Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers,...

NBA Preview: Western Conference outlook by division

NBA Preview: Western Conference outlook by division

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

With the NBA tipping off earlier this week, The Sundial Sports Staff broke down the top competitors within each division. Up first is the Western Conference, which produced last season's champions. As always, the Western Conference has plenty of competition, but teams must get through tough division...

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