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Men’s Basketball: Matadors can’t stay up to speed, lose to Hawaii 84-73

(File photo/David J. Hawkins/The Sundial)

Julius Lasin

January 30, 2015

The CSUN men’s basketball team (6-16, 2-5 Big West) could not climb out of another first half hole, and lost their third straight contest, falling to the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (15-7, 3-3 Big West) 84-73. “We’re just not good enough to play on our heels,” Matadors̵...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors can’t rally after a tough first half, fall to 64-58 Long Beach State

Senior Stephen Maxwell goes to the basket uncontested  to give the Matadors two points in the second half during their bout with Long Beach State on Jan. 24, 2015. Maxwell scored 18 points and had eight rebounds for the Matadors. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Julius Lasin

January 25, 2015

The Matadors (6-15, 2-4 Big West) could not overcome another rough first half against the Long Beach State 49ers (10-11, 4-1 Big West), losing 64-58 at the Matadome Saturday night. “If you make your shots and make the plays that are necessary down the stretch, you can win,” said CSUN men’...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors have trouble keeping pace with the Anteaters, fall 80-49

Matadors Robert Cid, Middle, attempts a layup but is fouled by Ioannis Dimakopoulos, second right, from the UC Riverside Anteaters at the Matadome on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Northridge, Calif. The Matadors suffer a 49 to 80 loss against the Anteaters whom scored an average of 40 points per half. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Sundial)

Julius Lasin

January 23, 2015

Story by Julius Lasin The Matadors (6-14, 2-3 Big West) could not sustain their success on Thursday, as their two-game winning streak was snapped by the UC Irvine Anteaters (10-8, 3-1 Big West), losing 80-49. “You have to respect winning, you have to respect it,” said CSUN head coach Reggie Theus. “When...

Holiday Hoops: how the CSUN basketball teams fared over break

Ashlee Guay was instrumental in the women's basketball team over the break, earning a CSUN Athlete of the Week honor during the winter sessions. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/Multimedia Editor

Vincent Nguyen

January 20, 2015

With many students going home and celebrating the holidays during the break, the CSUN basketball teams have been putting on a show for those that can make it out and support the Matadors. Here's how they did over the cold winter. Men’s (6-13, 2-2 Big West) Head coach Reggie Theus and company has ...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN wins back-to-back, tramples Big West champs Cal Poly 55-48

Senior Stephen Maxwell powers down the baseline for the Matadors in their home opener against the Cal Poly Mustangs on Jan. 17, 2015. Maxwell went big for the night, recording 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Matadors in their 55-48 win over the Mustangs. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor

Vincent Nguyen

January 18, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYNRNI0ZKf0 Footage courtesy of Lauren Bennett The Matadors (6-13, 2-2 Big West) got their revenge from last year's Big West Final against the Cal Poly Mustangs (8-8, 1-3 Big West), winning 55-48 in their Big West Home Opener Saturday night. "This team had beat...

Men’s Basketball: Elliott, Drew shine in 74-63 win against UCSB

Men's Basketball: Elliott, Drew shine in 74-63 win against UCSB

Vincent Nguyen

January 17, 2015

  The Matadors (5-13, 1-2 Big West) grabbed their first away win of the season at UC Santa Barbara (8-8, 1-1 Big West) Thursday night, beating the Gauchos 74-63 in their third Big West conference game of the season. Senior forward Devonte Elliott and junior guard Landon Drew had a memora...

Sundial Sports Editor’s Fall Awards 2014

Pete D. Camarillo

December 10, 2014

With the semester coming to a wrap and finals upon us, let’s recap the standout performers of the Fall sports at CSUN. Super Senior- Sam Kaul, Women’s Volleyball, Sr. Award given to the most underrated senior Kaul didn’t lead her team kills, but anyone who watched a women’s volleyball...

Men’s Basketball: Elliott shines as CSUN snaps five-game losing streak against Vanguard

Senior forward Stephan Hicks goes for a lay-up in CSUN's 70-58 win over Vanguard.

Vincent Nguyen

December 7, 2014

    Devonte Elliott recorded season-high rebounds and points as the Matadors (3-7) ended their five-game losing streak with an impressive 70-58 win over the Vanguard Lions (3-1). The senior forward finished the game with 14 points and nine rebounds, while junior center Tre Hale-Edmers...

Independent investigator leading probe into men’s basketball violations

Shaka Dixon

November 30, 2014

The same independent investigator responsible for the university commissioned report concluding hazing occurred in incidents preceding the death of Armando Villa is now leading an ongoing probe targeting players of the CSUN men’s basketball team over possible violations of team and university rules. “Carl...

CSUN Matador Bench Missing: Men’s Basketball

Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Out of eight new freshmen to join the CSUN men's basketball team this season, six have yet to dress for a game. the athletic department elected to sit 'several' players due to potential violations of team rules and university policies.

Shaka Dixon

November 24, 2014

Before the sixth game of the season, CSUN men's basketball has yet to call on many of its new arrivals. Of the nine new additions to the 2014-15 roster, only three have debuted and over a third of the roster has never represented CSUN in an official contest. Freshman guards Micheal Warren,...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN wins first game of season against Montana State in home opener

Starting guard Aaron Parks, makes a hard jumper inside the paint, shooting over two defenders, ending with 8 points against Montana on Nov. 19. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Andrew Lim

November 19, 2014

After Stephan Hicks missed all of his field goal attempts vs. the No.2 Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, Hicks and the CSUN Matadors (1-2) were on a mission vs. the Montana State Bobcats (0-3). The Matadors pulled out a 72-65 victory over the Bobcats at the Matadome in CSUN's home opener Wednesday eveni...

2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

2014-15 Basketball Issue #Blacktopfaceoff

Pete D. Camarillo

November 10, 2014

With the CSUN Basketball season on the brink, the annual Basketball issue drops this Wednesday, Nov. 12, in a special print addition. Both teams are coming off tremendous 2013-14 seasons, so both have even more expectations for the 2014-15 seasons as they premiere the new Blacktop floor at the Matadome. ...

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