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Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

A CSUN Men's basketball player in black jersey trying to go around a defender tp the basket.
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,...

NCAA says academic fraud is the reason for men’s basketball’s self-imposed ban

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Kendall Faulkner December 7, 2016

As of this morning, the NCAA has announced that last season's self-imposed ban by the CSUN men's basketball team was based on academic fraud. In addition to upholding the self-imposed ban, the NCAA...

This week in Matador sports

Junior second baseman Fred Smith looks for a potential triple play in the sixth inning, February 26, 2016. Smith also had two hits in the game. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)
Julius Lasin March 2, 2016

March 3 Beach Volleyball vs. CSU Bakersfield (CSUN, 1 p.m.) Baseball @ George Mason (Fairfax, Va., 11:30 a.m.) Women's basketball vs. CSU Fullerton (Matadome, 7 p.m.) March 4 Men's volleyball...

CSUN blows 20-point lead, still hangs on for road win

Sophomore Aaron Parks led the Matadors to win over UC Riverside with his 29 points on Feb. 28, 2015. (File Photo/ The Sundial)
Daniel Robles February 4, 2016

The CSUN men's basketball team (8-14, 3-5 Big West) escaped with a 73-71 victory over the University of California, Riverside Highlanders (13-12, 4-5 Big West) on the heels of a game-high 25 points by...

UCI’s size proved too much for CSUN

Matadors Tre Hale-Edmerson, right, makes a reverse layup under the basket against the UC Irvine Anteaters which in result of a 63 - 73 loss on Jan. 28, 2016 in Northridge, Calif. (David Hawkins / The Sundial)
Daniel Robles January 28, 2016

The undefeated University of California, Irvine team used size to its advantage, beating CSUN's men's basketball, 73-63. The Matadors, now 2-5 in Big West and 7-14 overall, were no match for the two...

Men’s basketball admits violation, self-imposes ban

CSUN captured the lead twice in the last five minutes, but once again, faltered in the closing moments (File Photo / Raul Martinez / The Sundial)
Sarah Goulding January 7, 2016

CSUN’s men’s basketball team has self-imposed a 2016 post-season ban after acknowledging violations in its 2014-2015 season. CSUN Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon E. Martin made the...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN names three new hires

Head Coach Reggie Theus during the Matadors' game against UC Riverside on Feb. 28, 2015. File Photo/Sundial Photo credit: Trevor Stamp
Kenneth Berry August 4, 2015

Head coach of CSUN Men's Basketball team, Reggie Theus, announced the hirings of Vicky Sun as Director of Basketball Operations Jeff Theiler as Assistant Coach, and Andre Mazire as Team Coordinator on...

Men’s Basketball: Former CSUN assistant coach Jay Morris accepts position at University of Nevada

Former CSUN Matador men's basketball assistant coach Jay Morris accepted a job as an assistant coach for the University of Nevada, Reno Wolfpack men's basketball team on Thursday after five years at CSUN. Image credit/Go Matadors
Kenneth Berry April 17, 2015

After spending the past five years as an assistant basketball coach at CSUN, former men's basketball assistant coach Jay Morris accepted a position on the University of Nevada Wolfpack's men's basketball...

Breaking: Freshman guard Taelin Webb will transfer from CSUN

Webb averaged 2.6 points 1.7 assists and one rebound per game in 31 games in his only season at CSUN. File Photo/The Sundial
Julius Lasin April 16, 2015

CSUN freshman guard Taelin Webb is leaving the men’s basketball program after one season and is transferring, according to Webb via Twitter. "Looking at the roster and the point-guard spot, I felt...

How the internet reacted to the NCAA Final

Duke Blue Devils guard Tyus Jones (5), center, and his teammates celebrate their 68-63 win over Wisconsin in the NCAA National Championship game on Monday, April 6, 2015, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (Sam Riche/TNS)
Vincent Nguyen April 7, 2015

The Duke Blue Devils came out on top against the Wisconsin Badgers in a tight game that ended 68-63 Monday night in the NCAA Men's Basketball Final, becoming the National Champions for the fifth time in...

Administration mum on men’s basketball investigation

Julius Lasin April 2, 2015

The silence surrounding the men's basketball program is deafening. Five months after CSUN announced an investigation of the men's basketball program regarding a possible violation of team and university...

ICYMI: Highlights from Men’s Basketball Big West Quarterfinal

Senior Stephen Maxwell tries to get a hand in front of UC Davis' Corey Hawkins shot during the Matadors' qurater final game on March 12. (Raul Martinez / Staff Photographer
Lauren Bennett March 13, 2015

CSUN Men's Basketball crashed out of the Big West Quarterfinals Thursday afternoon against UC Davis 71-67. Here are highlights from yesterday's game, and you can find the recap here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvQ-m9xXWr0

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