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J&J’s Top 5: NBA point guards

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Jordan Ball

February 6, 2015

With the All-Star game looming over for the next few days, there has been much debate on the starting five for the respective conferences. Sundial Sports reporters Jordan Ball and Julius Lasin will provide their top five players in each position until the big game on Feb. 15th. Jordan's Top 5 Point Gu...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors can’t rally after a tough first half, fall to 64-58 Long Beach State

Senior Stephen Maxwell goes to the basket uncontested  to give the Matadors two points in the second half during their bout with Long Beach State on Jan. 24, 2015. Maxwell scored 18 points and had eight rebounds for the Matadors. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Julius Lasin

January 25, 2015

The Matadors (6-15, 2-4 Big West) could not overcome another rough first half against the Long Beach State 49ers (10-11, 4-1 Big West), losing 64-58 at the Matadome Saturday night. “If you make your shots and make the plays that are necessary down the stretch, you can win,” said CSUN men’...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes shine out of Long Beach 49ers’ so far golden season

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Mateo Melero

January 24, 2015

The CSUN Matadors defeated the current first place Big West team, California State University, Long Beach, 67-52 Saturday night, delivering the first conference defeat to the 49ers this season. The Matadors battled Long Beach for the lead throughout the two halfs before getting a sufficient ...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN devours last place UC Irvine Anteaters 72-63 in away game

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Mateo Melero

January 23, 2015

The CSUN Matadors bounced back from last week's defeat with consistent shooting from its guards to defeat the UC Irvine Anteaters 72-63 in an away game Thursday night. The Anteaters, who tie with the UC Santa Barbara for last place in the Big West Conference, trailed the entire game. Irvine neve...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors have trouble keeping pace with the Anteaters, fall 80-49

Matadors Robert Cid, Middle, attempts a layup but is fouled by Ioannis Dimakopoulos, second right, from the UC Riverside Anteaters at the Matadome on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Northridge, Calif. The Matadors suffer a 49 to 80 loss against the Anteaters whom scored an average of 40 points per half. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Sundial)

Julius Lasin

January 23, 2015

Story by Julius Lasin The Matadors (6-14, 2-3 Big West) could not sustain their success on Thursday, as their two-game winning streak was snapped by the UC Irvine Anteaters (10-8, 3-1 Big West), losing 80-49. “You have to respect winning, you have to respect it,” said CSUN head coach Reggie Theus. “When...

Holiday Hoops: how the CSUN basketball teams fared over break

Ashlee Guay was instrumental in the women's basketball team over the break, earning a CSUN Athlete of the Week honor during the winter sessions. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/Multimedia Editor

Vincent Nguyen

January 20, 2015

With many students going home and celebrating the holidays during the break, the CSUN basketball teams have been putting on a show for those that can make it out and support the Matadors. Here's how they did over the cold winter. Men’s (6-13, 2-2 Big West) Head coach Reggie Theus and company has ...

Upcoming Sports Games

Kenneth Berry

January 19, 2015

Wednesday: January 21: Men's Volleyball at Pepperdine at 7 p.m.Thursday: January 22: Women's Basketball at 7 p.m. at UC IrvineMen's Basketball vs. UC Irvine at the Matadome at 7 p.m. Broadcast on ESPN3 Friday: January 23: Women's Water Polo UCSB Winter Invite at Santa Barbara: vs. Arizona State at 3:...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN’s solid three-point shooting not enough against Cal Poly

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Mateo Melero

January 18, 2015

The CSUN Matadors (12-6, 2-2) took a 63-54 loss against the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Mustangs (8-8, 3-1) Saturday night, putting Northridge in fifth place in the Big West Conference. Cal Poly took the first point after the tipoff, but CSUN's senior guard Cinnamon Lis...

Basketball Issue: Foreign talent, transfers bring depth to CSUN

The Matador women's basketball team has new additions to the team including recruits. Based on last seasons good and bad moments adjustments have been made for an even stronger team. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

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...

Sundial captures social media reaction from NBA Media Day: Storify

Alik Ourfalian

October 2, 2014

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NBA Schedule full of Dramatics: Storify

Alik Ourfalian

August 20, 2014

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NBA must change to meet their rival, the NFL

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Rohit Ghosh

March 25, 2014

A whopping $1.17 billion on average is what NFL teams were worth as of last season, according to Forbes. Even a team in a godforsaken market like the Cleveland Browns sold for nearly $1 billion in 2012. For the NFL’s biggest competitor in the sports market, the NBA, the average value for their teams stands at...

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