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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN mens basketball player with a ball

New coach, new optimism for CSUN men’s basketball

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor September 13, 2023

On Aug. 31, the CSUN men’s basketball team released their schedule for the 2023-24 season. It will be the first season under new head coach Andy Newman and staff as they look to right the ship after...

Andy Newman, the new head coach for CSUN mens basketball, answers questions during a meet-and-greet event at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on April 24, 2023, in Northridge, Calif.

New men’s basketball coach looks to make offense more dynamic

Edward Segal, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

CSUN men’s basketball had one of the worst offenses in the Big West Conference in the 2022-23 season. They were third to last in the conference in points, averaging only 63.4 per game, 13 points lower...

Csun mens baseball team talking to their coach

CSUN Athletics announces new men’s basketball head coach

Michael Dumansky, Reporter April 19, 2023

CSUN Athletics announced the hiring of Andy Newman as the new men’s basketball head coach this week. Newman is the eighth basketball coach in program history and takes the helm from recently retired...

CSUN mens basketball player with the ball

CSUN men’s basketball guard De’Sean Allen-Eikens arrested for reportedly punching a police officer

Edward Segal, Sports Editor April 12, 2023

CSUN men’s basketball player De’Sean Allen-Eikens was arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the middle of March after reportedly punching a police officer twice. Allen-Eikens is reported to have...

CSUN womens beach volleyball diving for the ball

CSUN sports roundup 03/01 – 03/14

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter March 24, 2023

The month of March has started and gone by quickly. Many of CSUN’s sports programs are in the middle of their seasons, while some have come to an end. Let’s see how the teams look going into spring...

Csun womens basketball coach speaking with the players

CSUN basketball teams suffer losses in Big West Championships

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

CSUN men’s and women’s basketball suffered similar heartbreaking defeats in the first round of the Big West Championships, both falling short against CSU Bakersfield. Both the men’s team (7-25,...

Csun baseball player swings the ball

CSUN sports roundup 02/22 – 02/28

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter March 6, 2023

Beach volleyball The 2023 season couldn’t have started with a bigger challenge for the Matadors than the No. 6 nationally ranked Grand Canyon University. GCU outplayed CSUN on the Matadors’ home...

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Matadors drop final regular season game to Hawaii, finish 10th in the Big West

Edward Segal, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Senior night presented an opportunity for the CSUN men’s basketball team to end the season strong. After a solid first-half performance, the Matadors could not gain traction in the second and watched...

CSUN athletes

CSUN sports roundup 02/15 – 02/21

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter February 25, 2023

Men’s volleyball After sweeping last week's trip to New Jersey, the men's volleyball team headed home to host the Benedictine University Eagles. They continued their success by sweeping the...

CSUN male basketball team defending

Matadors drop third straight in loss to UC Riverside

José C. Delgado, Reporter February 22, 2023

Unable to quench the Highlanders’ 46.2% shooting from 3-point range, the CSUN men’s basketball team lost Monday to UC Riverside by a final score of 96-76. The Matadors (6-22, 3-14 Big West Conference)...

Csun mens volleyball players talking on the field

CSUN sports roundup 02/08 – 02/14

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter February 16, 2023

While the seasons are winding down for some of CSUN’s sports programs, others are just getting started. This week saw many teams make a push in the standings, while others attempted to start their campaigns...

CSUN male basketball trowing a ball

CSUN men’s basketball musters gutsy 16-point comeback

Maxwell Clark, Contributor February 15, 2023

The Matadors clawed back from a 16-point deficit against the Cal Poly Mustangs en route to their sixth win of the season, recovering to score 44 points in the second half after only scoring 20 in the first. The...

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