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CSUN men’s basketball: Matadors solid defense is key to their win over Cal State Fullerton

Gilberto Manzano

January 16, 2011

In the past Bobby Braswell’s teams were known for playing top notch defense, but in the last year and a half Cal State Northridge has been struggling to get stops. After realizing that the Matadors were ranked dead last in point allowed in the Big West Conference, Braswell finally had enough and pounded a defensive first mentality into his players. “We went over our league statistics yest...

CSUN men’s basketball falls short against UC Riverside

Gilberto Manzano

January 14, 2011

The second half letdowns are starting to wear on CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell. “Same old record, same old thing… one half of basketball and totally fell apart in the second half. We don’t have the instinct in us to finish” said Braswell after Northridge lost to UC Riverside, 70-61, Thursday night at the Matadome in Big West play. Falling apart in...

CSUN men’s basketball lacks defense against 49ers

Gilberto Manzano

January 6, 2011

LONG BEACH, Calif -- It’s never a good sign when players start questioning the head coach’s system. With four 49ers scoring 15 points or more, Cal State Northridge struggled defensively against Long Beach State’s talented starting five, losing 85-71 Wednesday night at the Walter Pyramid...

Matadors face tough Waves in season opener

Raul Magana

November 16, 2010

The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team will have its first opportunity to prove skeptics wrong when they open the season against Pepperdine University tonight at the Matadome. After a long offseason, one which welcomed a new coaching staff and new play scheme, the Matadors are still held...

CSUN men’s soccer seeks to end six-game losing streak

Raul Magana

November 2, 2010

With their sixth straight loss in Big West play, CSUN is now statistically out of contention to reach the conference playoffs and has nothing to lose as it takes on No. 7 UC Irvine for the second time this season. The Matadors are coming off a 2-1 overtime loss Saturday against the last place team...

CSUN Player Interviews at Stanford

CSUN Player Interviews at Stanford

Victor Corona

February 1, 2010

CSUN player interviews after the Matadors win over Stanford at Maples pavilion on Jan. 29, 2010....

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