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Women’s basketball holds on to defeat San Diego State

A CSUN Women's basketball player dribbling the ball on the court.

Justin Vigil

December 10, 2018

In a split weekend, the Matadors (5-6) survived a 34-point surge in the fourth quarter from the Aztecs (5-5) to win 77-74 at home.After some stellar defense by CSUN held SDSU to seven points in the first quarter, a solid lead was gradually built upon.Freshman Jordyn Jackson got her third start of her col...

Matadors come back to top Lancers 73-67

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Justin Vigil

November 29, 2018

Women's basketball saw themselves down big early, but managed to rally and defeat Cal Baptist 73-67.CSUN scored 29 points in the fourth quarter, more points than they had in the entire first half.The Lancers' solid defense did not give up many easy looks and CSUN struggled offensively to find looks ea...

Matadors to defend their Big West throne

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Ethan Hanson

November 2, 2018

CSUN women’s basketball team will defend its Big West title this year after having one of the best years in program history last season. Senior Channon Fluker hopes to do more with her team undertaking one of its toughest non-conference schedules in recent memory.The Matadors will make stops at Ca...

Women’s basketball looks to carve out their own identity

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David Yapkowitz

November 4, 2015

When you have won two Big West Conference Championships and made back to back appearances in the NCAA tournament, blocking out that success might seem difficult to do. But that's exactly what the CSUN women's basketball team is hoping to accomplish in anticipation of the upcoming season. The team...

With fresh faces, the Matadors downplay talk of a three-peat

CSUN women's basketball coach Jason Flowers displays his two Big West Championship rings. Photo credit: Alejandro Aranda

Javier Cabrera

November 3, 2015

The CSUN women's basketball team's season starts Friday.The team plays 15 non-conference games starting this week against The Master's College.It also has games against the University of San Diego, Penn State University, the University of Utah, San Diego State University, Portland State University and A...

Students, basketball players connect through Matador Madness

Freshman Kelton Conway attempts to excite crowd before playing on Friday at Matatdor Madness.

Julius Lasin

October 19, 2015

As the lights dimmed in the Matadome, hundreds of CSUN students swayed and cheered, which left CSUN women’s basketball freshman guard Nautica Morrow in awe and timid during Matador Madness on Friday night. “At first I was shy,” said Morrow, referring to individual player introductions. “But...

Non-conference schedule released for CSUN basketball programs

Although the men's and women's basketball programs are going through significant changes, they face tough challenges in their non-conference games this season. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

August 27, 2015

The CSUN men's and women's basketball programs now know who they will face outside of conference play this season.The Matadors will begin the season in an exhibition against California State University, Los Angeles on Nov. 5 at the Matadome, but they will officially start their season on Nov. 13 agains...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN rises to third in Big West with win over UC Irvine

Freshman Tessa Boagni doesn't let a hand her face stop her from going up for a shot against UC Irvine during the first half of the Matadors' game on Feb. 21, 2015. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Mateo Melero

February 22, 2015

It's looking like last year's Big West champs are continuing to pull away from their mid-season lackluster and gain their bearings as the conference tournament nears. The Matadors racked up their fourth consecutive win against the second to last place University of California, Irvine Anteaters Saturday...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes stride out of Cal Poly’s Gallup

Women's Basketball: CSUN takes stride out of Cal Poly's Gallup

Mateo Melero

February 14, 2015

If there is one thing CSUN has learned in the past year when facing the Cal Poly Mustangs, it is that victory can only be achieved by knocking down their post and shutting out their guards. And they did so with a 70-58 win over the Mustangs CSUN kicked the legs out from underneath the Cal Poly...

CSUN Women’s Basketball Team on a winning streak

Gabriela Rodriguez

December 3, 2014

A grand jury in New York decides not to indict a Staten Island police officer in the death of an African American man, and Michael Brown's stepfather apologizes for his outburst the night of the Ferguson decision. Matador News reporter Andrew Pitters talks to CSUN Geography professor Dr. Julie Laity...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

Women's Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

Mateo Melero

March 10, 2014

  The Matadors closed the 2013-2014 regular season with a several awards in the Big West that included Coach of the Year, Best Defensive Player, and a historic program-first grab for Player of the Year. Junior guard Ashlee Guay, who started all thirty of the Matadors’ games, was named P...

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Roy Azoulay

November 12, 2013

Growing up with a single mother, CSUN'S women's basketball coach, Jason Flowers, exemplifies how one can overcome adversity and harness their environment for self-improvement. "I grew up with a single mom in Watts and the coaches that I had helped develop me into a young man," said Flowers....

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