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Men’s basketball uses strong second half to halt losing streak

UC irvine player takes a shot at the basket and is blocked by two CSUN players

Andrew Goodman

January 26, 2017

CSUN men's basketball's Rakim Lubin scored a career-high 17 points as the Matadors used a strong second half to pull away from the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos.This win brought their three-game losing streak to a halt, where they won by a score of 78-57 in Santa Barbara Wednesday night.CSUN started the game slow,...

Kendall Smith gains year of eligibility for men’s basketball

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson contests a shot against the California State University, Fullerton Titans on Feb. 10 in the Matadome. (Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

David Yapkowitz

August 29, 2016

CSUN men's basketball player Kendall Smith will receive an extra year of athletic eligibility, according to a press release from the CSUN Athletic Department. Smith, who transferred to CSUN from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015, will enter this upcoming season as a junior. As per the press ...

Postseason basketball ban raises questions on athletes’ academics

Basketball opponents play one-on-one

Sarah Goulding

March 16, 2016

This 2015–2016 season, CSUN has self imposed a postseason ban for the men's basketball team due to “violations of team and university policies.” Though the exact nature of these violations has not been released due to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, they have raised questions...

CSUN searches for second straight win against Long Beach State

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson closed out his career in the top 10 in blocks, assists, steals and rebounds in CSUN history. (File Photo / Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

Peter Felsch

February 5, 2016

Coming off a victory in the Matadome, CSUN (8-14, 3-5 Big West) travels to Long Beach State this Saturday and is looking to continue it's momentum in conference play. The Matadors overcame late struggles to beat UC Riverside 73-71 in last week's battle. The efforts were led by Sophmore Michael Warren,...

Matadors back into the win column with a strong showing

Freshman guard Micheal Warren was integral in CSUN's comeback victory, leading all scorers with 21 points. He was also a key factor in their win against Morgan State on Jan. 2, 2016. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)


January 4, 2016

After being tied at the half, the Matadors took control of the game against Morgan State Bears and cruised to a double-digit victory. Sophomore guard Micheal Warren helped lead the Matadors to an 88-74 victory over the Bears by scoring a game-high 28 points. Warren had a complete stat line by shooting...

CSUN falls behind early, routed by USC

CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus instructs freshman guard Jason Richardson as the Matadors faced the USC Trojans at the Galen Center on Nov. 23. CSUN lost 96-61 in its fifth non-conference game. Richardson would end the game with a team-high 18 points. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Julius Lasin

November 24, 2015

After the CSUN men’s basketball team came away with an impressive 20-point victory against Vanguard University on Nov. 18, the Matadors appeared ready to go toe-to-toe with their Pac-12 opponent, the University of Southern California Trojans on Monday night. However, that wasn’t the case, as the...

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