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M-Bball: CSUN in shooting funk, face Waves on the road

Anthony Carpio

December 8, 2011

Looking to recover from three-straight losses, the Matadors (1-6) take on Pepperdine (5-3) at Firestone Fieldhouse Saturday night. It will be CSUN’s second straight opponent from the West Coast Conference. The Matadors are coming off a loss against Santa Clara as their shooting woes continue. The...

Women’s basketball: CSUN looks to avoid three-game skid


Anthony Carpio

December 6, 2011

After being unable to leave victorious in a close game at Pepperdine Saturday, the Matadors (4-4) are looking to bounce back and avoid a three-game losing streak as they face San Jose State (1-7) Wednesday night at the Matadome. Turnovers have been an issue CSUN has faced in most of its games this season. In their prior game, the Matadors threw the ball away 26 times. Head coach Ja...

Women’s basketball: Get to know #5 Ashlee Guay


Anthony Carpio

December 5, 2011

Full name: Ashlee Guay Date of Birth: June 25, 1993 Place of Birth: San Diego, Calif. Height: 5’7” Position: Guard Major:  Child Development Year: Freshman Stats: 8.9 ppg. 33 steals, 40 rebounds FAVORITES? Food: Mexican Singer: Alicia Keys Movie: Remember the Titans Song: “Any so...

Women’s basketball: Matadors can’t stop Santa Clara’s 3-pointer rain


Ron Rokhy

December 1, 2011

Despite keeping Santa Clara’s leading scorer in check, the Matadors allowed 10 Bronco 3-pointers and fell 90-72 Thursday night at the Matadome. CSUN held senior guard Alyssa Shoji, who coming into the game was averaging 17 points per game, to nine points on 4-of-13 shooting, but allowed guards Ricki Radanovich and...

W-Bball: Matadors look to continue home dominance against Santa Clara


Anthony Carpio

December 1, 2011

After clinching the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving tournament championship against West Virginia Saturday, the CSUN women’s basketball team is looking to stretch its winning streak to three games as it faces Santa Clara (5-1) tonight at the Matadome. It was a slow yet close defensive game, with CSUN (4-2) winning 48-47 over the Mountaineers, but the Broncos...

W-Bball Notebook: Matadors match ’10-11 win total

CSUN star center Jasmine Erving, left, was named Big West Conference Player of the Week Monday. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor

Ron Rokhy

November 28, 2011

Coming off back-to-back wins against Colgate and West Virginia to win the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving Classic championship, the Matadors (4-2) are off to their best start since the 1999-2000 season. CSUN has already matched its win total from last season and second-year head coach Jason Flowers attributes the improvement to the new recruits and the team's hard w...

W-Bball: Matadors edge out West Virginia, win Thanksgiving tournament championship

Kaitlyn Petersen scored a team-high 17 points to lift the Matadors to a 48-47 win over West Virginia Saturday night at the Matadome. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial

Anthony Carpio

November 27, 2011

CSUN (4-2) captured the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving Classic championship Saturday night after defeating West Virgina 48-47 in the teams’ first-ever meeting. The Mountaineers (3-2) cut the Matadors’ lead to one point after guard Taylor Palmer made a 3-pointer with 1:24 left in regulation, but i...

W-Bball: Matadors advance to tournament championship game with win over Colgate


Ron Rokhy

November 26, 2011

After getting off to its best start since 1998 at 2-0, CSUN dropped two in a row, but bounced back in its home opener Friday night with a 71-60 win against Colgate (0-6) at the Matadome in the Woodland Hills Thanksgiving Classic. Even though the Matadors (3-2) shot 31 percent  from the field for the game, they were able to pul...

WBball: CSUN hosts tournament, looking to bounce back

Kaitlyn Petersen and the Matadors host a four-team tournament this weekend that includes UCLA, West Virgina and Colgate.  Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Visual Editor

Ron Rokhy

November 23, 2011

CSUN will be hosting the 2011 Woodland Hills Thanksgiving Basketball Classic at the Matadome Friday night, when four teams will face off for a chance at Saturday’s championship game. The first game will be UCLA (2-1) against West Virginia (2-1), while Northridge (2-2) takes on Colgate (0-4)...

W-Bball Notebook: CSUN off to best start in years


Alonso Tacanga

November 21, 2011

After opening the season with a four-game split on the road, the Matadors (2-2) come back to the Matadome looking to snap a two-game losing streak. The last time CSUN started the year with two wins and two losses was back in the 2006-07 season under then-head coach Staci Schulz. Current head coach Ja...

W-Bball: Matadors try to stay unbeaten, face Pac-12 teams

Haley White and the Matadors travel up north to face Oregon State and Washington. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina/ Visual Editor

Anthony Carpio

November 16, 2011

Defense was the key factor that has placed the CSUN women’s basketball team in a 2-0 start to its season. The Matadors round out their four-game road trip with games against Oregon State (2-0) tonight and Washington (1-1) Saturday. Though the Matadors have played two games this season, stats show their effectiveness so far...

W-Bball: Matadors’ win at LMU gives them first 2-0 start since 98-99


Anthony Carpio

November 15, 2011

Second chances and points off turnovers gave CSUN (2-0) the win Monday night as it steamrolled Loyola Marymount (0-2) 79-62 at the Gersten Pavilion. The Matadors capitalized on turnovers and offensive rebounds, scoring 14 points off throwaways  and 18 points off second-chance opportunities. With the win, CSUN started the year 2-0 for the first time since the ...

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