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Women’s basketball: Matadors defeat Bakersfield despite numerous turnovers

Women’s basketball: Matadors defeat Bakersfield despite numerous turnovers

Anthony Carpio

January 28, 2012

One would think a coach would be happy after seeing their team come back from 32-24 halftime deficit. That wasn’t the case for CSUN head coach Jason Flowers after the Matadors (12-9, 6-2 Big West) won 54-52 against CSU Bakersfield (4-19) Saturday night at the Matadome. He took his time as he tried to fin...

Women’s basketball: CSUN takes the show on the road to Fullerton

Women’s basketball: CSUN takes the show on the road to Fullerton

Anthony Carpio

January 24, 2012

Finding itself tied for first in the Big West Conference, CSUN (10-9, 5-2 Big West) looks to bounce back from its double-overtime loss as it faces Cal State Fullerton (8-10, 1-5) tonight at Titan Gym. This season’s current success has a lot to do with the combination of senior center Jasmine Erving and h...

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime against UCSB

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime against UCSB

Anthony Carpio

January 21, 2012

The last two games for the Matadors had been close. Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Pacific and a three-point shootout in its victory against Cal Poly, CSUN was getting good at winning close games in the Big West Conference. What looked to be another close win for CSUN (10-9, 5-2 Big W...

Women’s basketball: Guay’s treys and Alama’s steal land the Matadors a victory against Cal Poly

Women’s basketball: Guay’s treys and Alama’s steal land the Matadors a victory against Cal Poly

Anthony Carpio

January 19, 2012

It had been a close game the entire night, and with 1:59 left to play, it was anyone’s guess as to who would come away with a win in this Big West Conference showdown. After numerous missed shots from both sides, it was CSUN (10-8, 5-1 Big West) that came up with a critical steal that resulted in the game-winning basket to defeat Cal...

Women’s basketball: Matadors flip the switch and come back from 13 point deficit at Pacific

Women’s basketball: Matadors flip the switch and come back from 13 point deficit at Pacific

Anthony Carpio

January 15, 2012

After a disappointing performance in the first half, CSUN (9-8, 4-1 Big West) mounted an impressive comeback victory, defeating Pacific (9-7, 3-2) 72-68 Saturday night at the Alex G. Spanos Center. “I thought the kids played hard and earned the win in the second half,” CSUN head coach Jason Flowers...

Women’s basketball: Matadors go 3-0 in Big West in win over Long Beach State

Women’s basketball: Matadors go 3-0 in Big West in win over Long Beach State

Ron Rokhy

January 7, 2012

For the third game in a row, the Matadors (8-7, 3-0 Big West) used lockdown defense to amend for their offensive struggles in a 57-50 victory over Long Beach State (7-9, 2-1) Saturday night at Walter Pyramid Arena. Despite scoring 57 points, CSUN held the 49ers to 34 percent shooting and caus...

Women’s basketball: Sharpe’s dagger finishes the Anteaters in first Big West matchup

Women’s basketball: Sharpe’s dagger finishes the Anteaters in first Big West matchup

Anthony Carpio

December 29, 2011

It was a defensive display from CSUN guard Janae Sharpe and center Camille Mahlknecht that led the Matadors (6-7, 1-0 Big West) to a 55-49 victory against UC Irvine (4-9, 0-1) Thursday night at the Matadome. In its Big West Conference season opener, CSUN pushed its defense effort to come away with 16 steals, seven blocks...

Women’s basketball: CSUN drops double-digit lead at Portland

Women’s basketball: CSUN drops double-digit lead at Portland

Ron Rokhy

December 21, 2011

Regardless of a double-digit halftime lead, the Matadors (5-7) failed to close out the Pilots (7-7) as they crafted a come-from-behind victory Wednesday night at Earle A. Chiles Center. Led by its defense, which held Portland to 31 points on 36 percent shooting, and senior center Jasmine Erving’s 10 points, N...

Women’s basketball: CSUN’s rally falls short at Oregon

Women’s basketball: CSUN’s rally falls short at Oregon

Ron Rokhy

December 19, 2011

Despite mounting a furious comeback in the second half, the Matadors (5-6) let poor 3-point shooting and offensive rebounds bury them as they fell 79-75 to Oregon (9-3) Monday night at the Matthew Knight Arena. Down by 15 with 12:00 left in the game, CSUN came charging back as it capped off an ...

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

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 advance to tournament championship game with win over Colgate

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

Ron Rokhy

November 25, 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...

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

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...

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