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The Gottfried era begins at CSUN

President Harrison in red blazer happily poses for a photo next to a man in a nice suit

Ethan Hanson

March 13, 2018

“We want players that want to be here.” Those were the words echoed by Mark Gottfried who was introduced as CSUN’s new head basketball coach on Tuesday at the Matadome.Gottfried has a successful past and first won an NCAA tournament as an assistant at UCLA back in 1995. Gottfried later ear...

Games to watch: 3/14-3/20

CSUN womans basketball dribbles ball across the court

Justin Vigil

March 13, 2018

3/16 CSUN vs Notre DameCSUN enters the big dance facing off with No. 1 seed Notre Dame. The Matadors will face their toughest test of the season when visiting the (29-3) Fighting Irish. The Irish have disposed of almost all their opponents this year, winning 15 of their games by 20 points or more. Cha...

Terrence Clemens inspires others to overcome obstacles

Speaker Terrance Clemens talks to the audience about struggling with his sexuality while playing basketball. Photo credit: Josselyne Rivas

Josselyne Rivas

February 24, 2017

The Africana Studies Department and Pride Center collaborated for Black History Month in order to showcase the intersection of race and sexuality. “Terrance reached out to the Pride Center and said he was talking at schools,” said Pride Center coordinator Sarina Loeb.Loeb said Terrance told a c...

Ajayi’s large personality sets tone for Matadors

Behind a consistent effort and strong rebounding, senior center Olalekan Ayaji is on pace to shatter his production at Eastern Michigan this season. Photo credit: Juan Pardo

Julius Lasin

November 23, 2015

In a recent victory against Vanguard University, the CSUN men’s basketball team built a sizable double figure lead when senior center Olalekan “Lekan” Ajayi dove on the floor and nearly crashed into the media table trying to save the ball from going out of bounds. For the senior center, who...

CSUN men’s basketball adds Reggie Theus’ son

Reggie Theus' son has transferred to CSUN Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

September 2, 2015

Reggie Theus Jr., son of CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus, has transferred to CSUN. Theus Jr. spent last year at the University of South Carolina, after graduating from Fairfax High School in 2013, where he averaged 18 points per game. His father last coached him in AAU basketball in Southern...

Tradition or Bust: “Storming the Court”

Tradition or Bust:

Thomas Gallegos

March 7, 2015

Have you ever "stormed a court" or "rushed a field?" My high school football team won their CIF Championship back in 2009 and following that final kneel down, all hell broke loose on the field. For the players, the rush of having family and friends greet them in droves must have been unforgettable, and fo...

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