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Sheila Boykin hired as assistant women’s basketball coach

Sheila Boykin joins the CSUN Women’s Basketball coaching staff after leaving San Diego State University.
Miguel Morales, Contributor October 8, 2020

CSUN Athletics announced on Friday that interim women’s basketball head coach Lindsey Foster added assistant coach Sheila Boykin to their coaching staff as they look to prepare for their upcoming season. Boykin,...

Reggie Theus files battery complaint against Brandon Martin

man with serious demeanor points to something
Kianna Hendricks March 8, 2018

Reggie Theus filed a complaint of battery against Brandon Martin at 3:46 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a statement by Anne Glavin, Chief of CSUN Police Services. Theus, head basketball coach, and...

Martin and Theus out at CSUN

two men professionally dressed hold up red Jersey reading Theus and the number 1
Ethan Hanson March 7, 2018

Editors note: This story was updated at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday to reflect the additional removal of Brandon Martin. Additional style changes were later added.  CSUN Director of Athletics Brandon Martin...

Gavin Newsom calls on CSU’s to reform athletic departments

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Kendall Faulkner December 9, 2016

CSU's have been called to reform the athletic department by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. According to the L.A. Times, after a history of sanctions within the athletic deparment, Newsom said that this is a...

CSUN athletics not held back by violations

Junior Aaron Parks shows his emotions after making his lay-up while being fouled by the UC Irvine defense in the CSUN loss at The Matadome. (Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)
Josue Aguilar May 24, 2016

Despite multiple violations to university and NCAA policies over the past two years, CSUN athletics continues to have success with recruiting players. The men's basketball and women's volleyball teams...

Postseason basketball ban raises questions on athletes’ academics

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Sarah Goulding March 16, 2016

This 2015–2016 season, CSUN has self imposed a postseason ban for the men's basketball team due to “violations of team and university policies.” Though the exact nature of these violations has not...

Matadors snap four game losing streak

Women's Basketball 2014-2015 bench on March 5, 2015. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)
David Yapkowitz March 5, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team pulled off an 82-71 victory on the road over the Cal State Fullerton Titans on Thursday night.The win improves the Matadors to 7-22, and 5-10 in Big West Conference play....

CSUN Men’s basketball can’t keep pace with Hawaii

Junior guard Kendall Smith drives past three Gauchos during the first half of Thursday's game, February 25, 2016. The Matadors would lose the game 78-63. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 28, 2016

CSUN men's basketball dropped its second-straight contest as the Hawaii Rainbow Warrirors swept the season-series after the Matadors lost on the road, 89-78. CSUN shot 42 percent from the field compared...

Men’s basketball comes out flat against UCSB

Sophomore guard Jerron Wilbut misses an attempted shot late in the first half, February 25, 2016. The Matadors shot 21 percent in the first half. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 27, 2016

CSUN men's basketball looked overmatched as they fell 78-63 to the University of California, Santa Barbara Gauchos Thursday night. CSUN was never able to get much offense going as the team shot only...

Matadors look to sweep CSUF

Micheal Warren falls short of making the layup due to Jeremy Major's defense in the paint at The Matadome. (File Photo / Alejandro Aranda / The Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 10, 2016

The CSUN Matadors (8-15, 3-6 Big West) will face the Cal State Fullerton Titans (9-13, 2-7 Big West) on Wednesday, February 10th at 7 p.m. at the Matadome. CSUN is coming off a five-point road loss...

CSUN struggles from the free throw line, falls to LBSU

Sophomore forward Zacarry Douglas puts his hands on his head in disappointment while facing freshman guard Mehran Nazarian after loosing badly to the Pepperdine Waves on December 5, 2015. (File Photo/Alejandro Aranda/The Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 8, 2016

CSUN (8-15 overall, 3-6 Big West) falls to Long Beach State (12-12 overall, 6-3 Big West) on the road late, by a score of 76-81. The Matadors were led in scoring by sophomore guard Micheal Warren, who...

CSUN blows 20-point lead, still hangs on for road win

Sophomore Aaron Parks led the Matadors to win over UC Riverside with his 29 points on Feb. 28, 2015. (File Photo/ The Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 4, 2016

The CSUN men's basketball team (8-14, 3-5 Big West) escaped with a 73-71 victory over the University of California, Riverside Highlanders (13-12, 4-5 Big West) on the heels of a game-high 25 points by...

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