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Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

Susanna Behnan

February 3, 2019

With the distasteful remnants still lingering from nearly blowing a 20-point lead on Jan. 12 at Cal Poly, the Matadors were able to redeem themselves on Saturday by maintaining a near wire-to-wire victory, defeating the Mustangs 83-65.The narrative that surrounds the Matadors this season has been that...

Men’s Basketball holds on for first win of the season (Story/video)

Men’s Basketball holds on for first win of the season (Story/video)

Kenneth Birkland

November 21, 2018

The men's basketball team secured their first victory of the season with a 80-77 win over the Tennessee State Tigers.The dynamic duo of Terrell Gomez and Lamine Diane did most of the heavy lifting for the squad, as Gomez had 22 points and three assists while Diane registered 29 points, 12 rebounds, ...

Men’s basketball drops the ball in loss to Portland

Men’s basketball drops the ball in loss to Portland

Tyler Wainfeld

November 18, 2018

The men’s basketball team dropped their third game in a row to Portland, 80-77, despite having as much as an 18-point lead in the second half. The Matadors came out of the gates strong, putting up 41 points in the first half to take a 14-point lead heading into halftime. They then added to the le...

Gottfried’s debut spoiled by miracle banked shot

Gottfried’s debut spoiled by miracle banked shot

Justin Vigil

November 7, 2018

Story by Justin Vigil and Tyler WainfeldMen's basketball nearly pulled off the upset of New Mexico but were downed by a miracle shot that won the Lobos the game 87-84.With less than 20 seconds left in the second half, CSUN freshman Elijah Harkless stole the ball on a high pass. After running some clo...

Gottfried and Matadors ready for upcoming 2018-19 season

Gottfried and Matadors ready for upcoming 2018-19 season

Kenneth Birkland

November 5, 2018

After a 6-24 season last year, the Matadors are ready for a new year and their fans have plenty to be excited about. The Matadors have a new coaching staff, eight new players and a new system.New head coach Mark Gottfried has had success everywhere he has gone from Murray State to Alabama to North Carolina...

The new All-star coaching staff rebuilding the men’s basketball program

The new All-star coaching staff rebuilding the men’s basketball program

Kenneth Birkland

October 8, 2018

Former SEC coach of the year, Mark Gottfried, is determined to bring in a new era of Matador basketball. With his experienced coaching staff, fresh faces and his own proven track record, this year is certain to be different from years past.Gottfried has been around the NCAA with success at every sto...

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