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Brief: Pub to show Matadors NCAA women’s game

Jamie Gonzaga

March 19, 2014

The first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament between the CSUN Matadors and the South Carolina Gamecocks will be shown at the Pub Sports Grill in the University Student Union (USU) on Sunday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m. The basketball game will also air on ESPN. Susan Dickman, program a...

Bulls, Rockets rising while Thunder, Pacers losing a step in playoff push

Bulls, Rockets rising while Thunder, Pacers losing a step in playoff push

Brian Bernstein

March 11, 2014

Sleepers The NBA playoff picture is shaping up much to our expectation, but two teams are clicking at just the right time of the year. In the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Bulls have been playing top-notch basketball since the new year. Although most NBA fans would have considered it safe to say ...

Laker fans should find silver lining in disastrous season

Laker fans should find silver lining in disastrous season

Rohit Ghosh

January 21, 2014

The 2013-2014 Los Angeles Lakers’ regular season hasn’t been the most satisfying of journeys for the team or its fan base. The season is halfway done and the fans’ reaction to a win or a loss has turned into nothing more than a collective shoulder shrug. Lakers guard Nick Young, who grew up...

The triumphant return of LA’s savior

The triumphant return of LA's savior

Kevin Kiani

November 18, 2013

The city of Los Angeles collectively exhaled a sigh of relief as news broke yesterday that Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared to practice with the Lakers. That means he’s going to come back, gel with everyone and take the team on a magical run to the playoffs, win the championship and cement his l...

Dr. Brandon E. Martin is changing the culture of CSUN athletics

Brian Bernstein

August 28, 2013

Elite is the attitude that Dr. Brandon Martin, the newly appointed athletic director, wants to bring to Cal State Northridge’s athletic program. “We want to be an elite program. We want to be a national contender, and not just in one sport,” Martin said. “In all 18 of our sports. We want t...

Women’s basketball: CSUN loses to San Jose State

Ron Rokhy

December 4, 2012

After a good shooting night that resulted in a win against Santa Clara, the Matadors (4-3) couldn’t keep their momentum going as they shot 32 percent from the field in a 73-63 loss to San Jose State (3-3) to close out the first road trip of the season. Northridge went into halftime with a 29-24...

Column: From Linsanity to Lineffective

Column: From Linsanity to Lineffective

Ron Rokhy

November 27, 2012

>>>CORRECTION: Lin was born in California. Last season’s emergence of Jeremy Lin had most people believing the 6-foot-3, Taiwanese Harvard grad could actually ball with the best. Lin averaged 21.5 points and 10.6 assists per game on 49.6 shooting last season during an eight-game stretch for the Knicks and sparked a global phenomenon du...

Bulls, Thunder have skills to reach NBA Finals

Raul Magana

April 19, 2011

If there is anything that jumps out about the 2011 NBA playoffs is that anybody can win. Okay well maybe not anybody, but there has been a growing trend where top-seeded positioning in the playoffs no longer equals an automatic ticket for the next round. Every team from first through eighth in both...

CSUN men’s basketball: Matadors beat UC Davis to snap three-game losing streak

CSUN men's basketball: Matadors beat UC Davis to snap three-game losing streak

Gilberto Manzano

December 31, 2010

Two days removed from the second half meltdown against Pacific, Cal State Northridge bounced back against UC Davis, as the Matadors were all smiles and laughs in their 87-81 victory over the Aggies at the Matadome Thursday night in Big West play. “I feel like running laps. I’m talking more today,” said a delighted Lenny Daniel, referring to his post-game interview after the ...

CSUN Men’s Basketball: A Friendship Beyond Words

CSUN Men's Basketball: A Friendship Beyond Words

Susan Murray

March 1, 2010

Lizarraga, a junior who played under the lights of the Sprint Center in the 2009 NCAA Tournaments first round, was born deaf and has never wanted people to feel sorry for him or give him an easy way out....

Matadors’ horrid first half dooms them at UCSB

Gilberto Manzano

February 25, 2010

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- In a tale of two halves, the Matadors cut a 26-point Gaucho lead down to 69-67 after forward Willie Galick made two free throws with 25 seconds left in regulation. Gaucho free throws down the stretch, however, helped ice the game and gave UC Santa Barbara a 74-69 victory over CSUN (10-18, 5-8 Big West) at the Thunderdome on Wednesday night. After James Nunnally turned the ...

CSUN Basketball Preview 2009-10: Rosters, Stats, Schedules and more


November 10, 2009

Matador basketball fans need to know what the men's and women's team have in store for the upcoming season? Sundial Sports has you covered with preview stories and everything else you need to know for the new year.    To download PDF version click here....

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