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Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Josh Greene, center in frustration after a costly turnover resulting a 61-59 loss over Cal Poly on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (David J. Hawkins/PhotoEditor)

Alex Vejar

March 15, 2014

ANAHEIM - The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reg...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

Men's Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

Pete D. Camarillo

March 8, 2014

The Matadors (15-7, 7-9 Big West) finished off regular-season play with an impressive 91-83 defeat of the Long Beach State 49ers (13-15, 9-6 Big West) in front of a crowded Matadome Thursday on senior night. Senior Guard Josh Greene, the holder of seven matador records, was able to defeat the 49ers i...

Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Men's Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Kevin Linares

March 3, 2014

After falling short in a close game on Thursday, the Matadors (14-17, 6-9 Big West) came up short once again, losing to the UC Riverside Highlanders (9-19, 4-10 Big West) 106-105 Saturday at SRC Arena. There were two overtime periods needed to determine the outcome. Both teams could not pull away f...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors fall in nail-biter at Fullerton

Men's Basketball: Matadors fall in nail-biter at Fullerton

Kevin Linares

February 28, 2014

The Matadors (14-16, 6-8 Big West) were looking to push their conference win streak to two games playing on the road against hosts Cal State Fullerton (10-17, 5-8 Big West) at Titan Gym, but they came up short falling 82-81. CSUN trailed the entire game but earned an opportunity to win the gam...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

Men's Basketball: Matadors rally to defeat Big West leaders

Emmanuel Reid

February 23, 2014

  The Matadors (14-15, 6-7 Big West) have had a strong home record all season, and the home court advantage continued with an 81-75 victory over the UC Irvine Anteaters(18-10, 9-3 Big West Conference) at the Matadome on Saturday. With a crowded Matadome behind them, they came out firing o...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN drops late-season non-conference matchup at Idaho

Rohit Ghosh

February 19, 2014

The Matadors (13-15, 5-7 Big West) were unable to complete a successful second-half comeback as their tired legs got the best of them down the stretch in a 96-88 loss to the Idaho Vandals. Cal State Northridge continued its road woes (2-12), suffering from fatigue after four overtime games in their last...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Men's Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Kevin Linares

February 16, 2014

  The Matadors (13-14, 5-7 Big West) put a halt to the first place UC Santa Barbara Gauchos’ (16-7, 7-3 Big West) four-game win streak, beating them 80-78 in overtime at the Thunderdome. Cal State Northridge had lost to the Gauchos in the first meeting between the two teams earlier in the s...

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

Men's Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

James Waters

February 14, 2014

On a night honoring faculty service, Cal State Northridge (12-14, Big West) was unable to defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs (9-14, 5-5 Big West), falling 62-55 Thursday night at the Matadome. In a physical play-from-behind game CSUN could not find the opportunities to outscore Cal Poly in an important ...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors pull away from UC Riverside in overtime thriller

Men's Basketball: Matadors pull away from UC Riverside in overtime thriller

Pete D. Camarillo

January 31, 2014

The Matadors (11-11, 3-4 Big West) outlasted a three-point barrage during an 93-89 overtime victory against the UC Riverside Highlanders (7-14, 2-5 Big West) in Thursday night’s nail-biting, Big West conference showdown at the Matadome. Junior forward Stephen Maxwell lead CSUN with 24 points and 1...

CSUN drops fourth straight with loss at Long Beach State

CSUN drops fourth straight with loss at Long Beach State

Brian Bernstein

January 26, 2014

The Matadors (10-11, 2-4 Big West Conference) were outscored 37-26 in the second half as the Long Beach State 49ers (7-12, 3-2 Big West Conference) cruised to a 76-62 victory at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday. Despite out-rebounding the 49ers 39-37, the Matadors gave up 18-second chance points on 12 o...

Matadors Fall Behind Early, Lose 72-67 at UC Irvine

Matadors Fall Behind Early, Lose 72-67 at UC Irvine

Kevin Linares

January 24, 2014

Having dropped their last two Big West Conference games, the Matadors (10-10, 2-3 Big West) looked to get back on track against a tough opponent in UC Irvine (13-7, 4-0 Big West) but came up short, losing 72-67 at the Bren Events Center. The loss brings the Matadors’ losing streak to three games. ...

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