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CSUN Matador Bench Missing: Men’s Basketball

Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Out of eight new freshmen to join the CSUN men's basketball team this season, six have yet to dress for a game. the athletic department elected to sit 'several' players due to potential violations of team rules and university policies.

Shaka Dixon

November 24, 2014

Before the sixth game of the season, CSUN men's basketball has yet to call on many of its new arrivals. Of the nine new additions to the 2014-15 roster, only three have debuted and over a third of the roster has never represented CSUN in an official contest. Freshman guards Micheal Warren,...

Basketball Issue: Theus ready for anything in year two

Entering his second year as head coach, Reggie Theus' experience as a NBA player and coach make him the ideal source for men's basketball players, on and off the court. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/Senior Photographer

Andrew Lim

November 16, 2014

Being a person of integrity and an NBA player for 13 years has given him enough credibility for the players to trust and respect him. With Josh Greene, third leading scorer from last year, graduating and heading to Italy to play for a Euroleague team, men’s basketball Head Coach Reggie Theus wa...

Basketball Issue: Flowers creates family on and off the court

Coach Jason Flowers will be coaching the Matador women's basketball team for the next season making a total of five years coaching for the women. Flowers continues to build on the strong team by reflecting on past games and recruiting new players. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/ Photo Editor

Moises Ajanel

November 16, 2014

“Always family” is a constant reminder of the unity that comes from playing under head coach Jason Flowers. One can’t reference the CSUN women’s asketball team without the quote coming to mind. Flowers, a two-time Big West Conference Coach of the Year, is going into his fifth season a...

Men’s Basketball: Coach Theus discusses CSUN’s difficult Non-conference schedule

Shaka Dixon

November 14, 2014

CSUN begins their 2014-2015 season against 15 non-conference opponents. Some opponents hope for NCAA Tournament glory, some hope for a bid and others just hope. The Matadors will use the early tests to see where they stand. “I don’t compare us to the Big West. I compare us to the rest of the...

Basketball Issue: Women’s Preview

Junior center Bernadette Fong passes to senior center Camille Mahlknecht during an exhibition against Master's College. CSUN blew out the Mustang's 90-56 on OCt. 31. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/Contributor

Mateo Melero

November 14, 2014

The women’s basketball team come into the 2014-15 season with an experienced team and a promising bench after a successful year that included a Big West Championship and a trip to Seattle for the NCAA Tournament. “I’m excited about the possibilities of this team, but only time will tell,” Mat...

Basketball Issue: Influx of young talent added to roster

From left: Freshmen Michael Warren, Tavrion Dawson and Jerron Wilbut during the Men's Basketball media day on Nov. 6, 2014 in the Matadome. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Eight new faces are in town for the men’s basketball team as they get ready to face a new season. After coming very close to a Big West Title and a berth to the NCAA Tournament last year, all of the freshmen have one thing in mind: to bring a Big West Championship to CSUN “I want to help ...

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...

The Basketball Issue 2014-15 #Blacktopfaceoff

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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

Landon Drew, junior, has found much success during his basketball career. Drew started playing at the age of four. During high school he won most valuable player twice and won plaques at the Redondo and San Diego tournaments. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/Photo Editor

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

Ashley Guay, senior, played all 33 games of the 2013-2014 season. Guay became the first player in the Matador program to be named conference player of the year. She has set many records from having the most steals and assists. Photo Credit: Araceli Castillo/Photo Editor

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

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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. ...

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