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Women’s Basketball: Lister, Matadors shut out Fullerton with strong shooting

Women’s Basketball: Lister, Matadors shut out Fullerton with strong shooting

Mateo Melero

February 28, 2014

The Matadors (14-14, 10-4 Big West) combined solid defense with strong shooting to shut down the Cal State Fullerton Titans (10-16, 6-7 Big West) in a 79-59 win at the Matadome Thursday. With 21 assists and effective offensive ball-sharing, CSUN kept a comfortable distance on Fullerton throughout ...

Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht

Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht

James Waters

February 26, 2014

  INFO Height: 6-2 Position: Center Year: Junior Hometown: Agoura, CA High School: Agoura High School Major: Business Marketing 2013-14 Season Averaging career highs in points (7.7) and rebounds (7.6)... Averaging a Big West-leading 3.1 blocks per game, good for 11th in Division I... Broke a C...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

Men’s Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

Emmanuel Reid

February 23, 2014

  The Matadors (14-15, 6-7 Big West) have had a strong home record all season, and the home court advantage continued with an 81-75 victory over the UC Irvine Anteaters(18-10, 9-3 Big West Conference) at the Matadome on Saturday. With a crowded Matadome behind them, they came out firing o...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN can’t contain Buckley in loss at UCI

Women’s Basketball: CSUN can’t contain Buckley in loss at UCI

Mateo Melero

February 23, 2014

  The Matadors (13-14, 9-4 Big West) managed to hold on to their first place conference standing despite being unable to land key shots in a 76-72 loss against the UC Irvine Anteaters (13-13, 6-6 Big West) at the Bren Events Center Saturday. CSUN slightly trailed Irvine most of the gam...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN drops late-season non-conference matchup at Idaho

Rohit Ghosh

February 19, 2014

The Matadors (13-15, 5-7 Big West) were unable to complete a successful second-half comeback as their tired legs got the best of them down the stretch in a 96-88 loss to the Idaho Vandals. Cal State Northridge continued its road woes (2-12), suffering from fatigue after four overtime games in their last...

Women’s Basketball: Mahlknecht earns Big West honors

Women’s Basketball: Mahlknecht earns Big West honors

Andrew Martinez

February 17, 2014

  Following one of the best games of her career on Saturday, junior center Camille Mahlknecht was awarded with Big West Player of the Week honors Monday. Mahlknecht led the Matadors to a 78-54 blowout win over the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos on Saturday with a season-high 21 points and a care...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Kevin Linares

February 16, 2014

  The Matadors (13-14, 5-7 Big West) put a halt to the first place UC Santa Barbara Gauchos’ (16-7, 7-3 Big West) four-game win streak, beating them 80-78 in overtime at the Thunderdome. Cal State Northridge had lost to the Gauchos in the first meeting between the two teams earlier in the s...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors break records in rout of UC Santa Barbara

Women’s Basketball: Matadors break records in rout of UC Santa Barbara

Brian Bernstein

February 15, 2014

  CSUN (13-13, 9-3 Big West) never trailed the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-16, 2-8 Big West) and got the victory 78-54 for their first home win against UCSB since 1984 and their third total victory since 84, the first since 2007. The Matadors started the season having lost 14 straight gam...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors closer to first with big win at Cal Poly

Women’s Basketball: Matadors closer to first with big win at Cal Poly

Mateo Melero

February 14, 2014

The Matadors (12-13, 8-3 Big West) delivered the Cal Poly Mustang’s (14-9, 8-2 Big West) first home loss of the season 83-57 in a wire-to-wire victory Thursday at Mott Gym. With solid offense that kept the Mustangs trailing throughout the game, the Matadors broke the conference leader’s strea...

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

James Waters

February 14, 2014

On a night honoring faculty service, Cal State Northridge (12-14, Big West) was unable to defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs (9-14, 5-5 Big West), falling 62-55 Thursday night at the Matadome. In a physical play-from-behind game CSUN could not find the opportunities to outscore Cal Poly in an important ...

Sundial Sports picks NBA midseason awards

Sundial Sports picks NBA midseason awards

Rohit Ghosh

February 12, 2014

With the NBA season nearing its halfway point, there is constant chatter about potential trades and mid-season awards. While these awards are nothing more than lip service for the time being, gauging who the best individual players have been thus far helps project the remainder of the season. MVP...

Women’s Basketball: Defense leads the way in victory at CSUF

Women’s Basketball: Defense leads the way in victory at CSUF

Mateo Melero

February 9, 2014

The Matadors (11-13, 7-3 Big West) maintained a strong defense against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (8-13, 4-4 Big West) 76-54, securing a road victory and recovering from their home loss to the UC Davis Aggies on Thursday. With effective defense from junior center Camille Mahlknecht and an effe...

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