The Sundial

Women’s Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

Women’s Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

Ammons Smith

November 7, 2012

  The CSUN women’s basketball team is looking to improve from a second-place finish in the Big West Conference last season. Northridge has already been predicted to finish first in the conference while Guay and Sharpe were picked for the Big West Preseason All-Conference Team. Head ...

Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Anthony Carpio

March 19, 2012

Heart: the word used by Matador guard Ashlee Guay to describe the will and determination the team had as it faced the University of San Diego Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion. While the Matadors lost 60-58, they almost came all the way back from a 13-point second half deficit, showing tenacity and persistence...

Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 16, 2012

SAN DIEGO – Though they trailed by as much as 13 points, their efforts Friday night just wasn’t enough. Offensive boards by the University of San Diego and late turnovers spelled the end of the Matadors’ season as they fell to the Toreros 60-58 at Jenny Craig Pavilion. CSUN had numerous oppor...

Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 14, 2012

It’s been more than a week – nine days, in fact – since the Matadors lost in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament. But with time to regroup and earning a spot in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), the team has been preparing for its game against University o...

Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 13, 2012

Although the Matadors missed out on the NCAA tournament, women’s basketball head coach Jason Flowers and his squad were given another chance of at postseason play with a bid for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). Despite being knocked out of the Big West Conference Tournam...

Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Anthony Carpio

March 7, 2012

Their biggest lead of the game was 19 points after CSUN center Jasmine Erving sank two free throws Tuesday night. With 17:32 left in the game, the Matadors were riding an 18-0 run and it looked like it was smooth sailing from then on out. But then something started to happen that ultimately proved...

Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

Anthony Carpio

March 5, 2012

After a solid performance that got them a win against Cal State Fullerton to end the regular season Saturday, the Matadors secured the second seed in the Big West Tournament and will face Long Beach State tonight at the Matadome. With only two years at the helm of this young Northridge team, head coach Jason...

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

Anthony Carpio

March 3, 2012

It was Senior Day for the Matadors as well as their last game of the season. After two losses on the road, CSUN had only one thing on its mind: winning. And that’s exactly what they did. After a consistent first half and aggressive second, CSUN (17-12, 11-5 Big West) cruised past Cal State Fu...

Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

Anthony Carpio

February 25, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO – It was something that had not been seen from the Matadors since the beginning of the season: back-to-back double-digit losses. And with the Big West Conference season winding down, these losses couldn’t have come at a worse time. CSUN (16-12, 10-5 Big West) dropped to sec...

Women’s basketball: Matadors rally from 15 points to win against Davis

Women’s basketball: Matadors rally from 15 points to win against Davis

Anthony Carpio

February 18, 2012

It started with exactly 10 minutes left in the second half with the Matadors down 45-32. Center Jasmine Erving had just made a jumper. Forward Violet Alama got a layup 29 seconds later. Then, with 8:35 left to go, Alama drained CSUN’s only trey of the game to cut UC Davis’s lead to 10. And then they c...

Women’s basketball: Matadors take season series against Pacific

Women’s basketball: Matadors take season series against Pacific

Anthony Carpio

February 16, 2012

  The last time these two teams played, CSUN trailed Pacific by 13 points, but the Matadors made a push to come back and win the game. Thursday night ended the same way, but this time Northridge (15-10, 9-3 Big West) was up by as much as 13 points in its 64-56 win over Pacific (14-10, 7-5) at the Matadome. CSUN bounced back a Big West Conference loss to Long Beach State, with guard Ja...

Valentine’s Feature: Married Matador coaches Jason and Tairia Flowers make home/work relationship work

Valentine’s Feature: Married Matador coaches Jason and Tairia Flowers make home/work relationship work

Alonso Tacanga

February 13, 2012

A month into his head-coaching tenure with the CSUN women’s basketball program, Jason Flowers received some news that made him feel like he was in a movie. His wife, Tairia Flowers, had just been named the head coach of the CSUN softball team. “When it went down,” Jason said of the sum...

The student media organization of California State University Northridge
Jason Flowers