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Men’s Basketball: Balanced scoring lifts CSUN over Cal State LA

Men's Basketball: Balanced scoring lifts CSUN over Cal State LA

Andrew Martinez

November 2, 2013

The Matadors (1-0) ushered in new head coach Reggie Theus with a victory, as they defeated Cal State Los Angeles (0-1) 82-67 in an exhibition game Friday at the Matadome. Seven players saw major minutes as Theus made use of a limited ten player bench, allowing front court starters sophomore cente...

Men’s basketball: Matadors cruise to victory

Men's basketball: Matadors cruise to victory

Jonathan Andrade

December 5, 2012

Sophomore guard Josh Greene broke the CSUN school record Wednesday night with 33 straight free throws made in the Matadors’ 120-69 win at the Matadome. The streak, which spanned seven games, was just one of many highlights in a romping that saw the Matadors (7-2) shoot 70 percent in the first ha...

Men’s basketball: Northridge’s offense must get back on track after two-game skid, face Vanguard

Men's basketball: Northridge's offense must get back on track after two-game skid, face Vanguard

Jonathan Andrade

December 4, 2012

CSUN has dropped its last two games after starting the season 6-0, but return home Wednesday night and hope to get back on the winning track against Vanguard at 7 p.m. in the Matadome. In CSUN’s latest outing, the Matadors were completely outplayed by the Bruins in Westwood in a 82-56 laugher th...

Men’s Basketball: Josh Greene and Stephan Hicks return to lead a young men’s basketball squad

Contributor

November 7, 2012

Written by Steve Cereghino   With CSUN’s men’s basketball roster full of nearly all freshmen and sophomores, returning starters Josh Greene and Stephan Hicks will be looked upon to lead the Matadors to success. “It’s been really good to watch them mature and grow,” said h...

Men’s Basketball: Two former Taft High School teammates reunite

Contributor

November 7, 2012

Written by Shawn Darabi Getting used to new faces in the early part of a season is something two current Matadors won’t have to deal with as much as their  teammates. Center Brandon Perry, who averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds per game at Taft High School, earning him All-Los Angeles C...

Men’s basketball: Northridge looks to rebound from down year

Ron Rokhy

November 7, 2012

  Despite losing their seniors and finishing with a record of 7-21 (3-13 in Big West Conference) last season, the Matadors hope to bounce back under the veteran leadership of head coach Bobby Braswell, now entering his 17th season as CSUN’s basketball coach, and their star guards, junior Jos...

Northridge travels to Canada and wins convincingly

Ammons Smith

August 26, 2012

The Matadors took a six-day trip to Canada to play four exhibition games which they won by a combined 144 points. “The least important part of this trip is winning,” said head coach Bobby Braswell before the trip. “The players need to bond together and build a rapport.” Braswell is ent...

Men’s basketball: CSUN struggles against Pacific zone defense

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Anthony Carpio

January 12, 2012

With CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell feeling under the weather, assistant coach Danny Sprinkle was in charge as his team faced an opponent who is on a seven-game losing streak. As both teams took the court and Pacific went on an 8-0 run with 13:17 left in the first half, it was clear the team the Matadors w...

CSUN men’s basketball: Northridge wins first game at Spanos Center and clinch third seed in Big West Tournament

Gilberto Manzano

March 6, 2011

Cal State Northridge was not anticipated to finish anywhere near the top half of the Big West Conference standings and certainly were not expected to beat the University of the Pacific at Spanos Center, a place where the Matadors have never won in 10 tries. But that’s exactly what happened on Saturday night as Northridge clinched the No. 3 seed in the Big West Tournament after holding on to a 58-54 road victory over the Tigers to e...

Men’s basketball: CSUN ends regular season up north to face UC Davis and Pacific

Men's basketball: CSUN ends regular season up north to face UC Davis and Pacific

Gilberto Manzano

March 2, 2011

Check out bottom of story for Senior Night highlights Cal State Northridge won’t admit to overlooking Thursday’s matchup against last-place UC Davis, but it’s tough not to when the third seed in the Big West Tournament could be up for grabs on Saturday to close out the regular season versus nemesis Pacific.   “It’s kind of hard not looking over UC Davis, bu...

CSUN Men’s Basketball: Matadors come out victorious against Gauchos in last home game, 68-60

CSUN Men's Basketball: Matadors come out victorious against Gauchos in last home game, 68-60

Gilberto Manzano

February 25, 2011

Video by Monique Muñiz / Sports Editor It was the perfect Senior Night as all five Matador seniors were able to come out in the final seconds of Thursday night’s matchup and get a standing ovation from the ruckus sold out crowd at the Matadome. Senior Dathan Lyles knocked down five free throw...

CSUN men’s basketball: Seniors will play last home game against UC Santa Barbara

Gilberto Manzano

February 23, 2011

It will be a special game for the five Matador seniors being honored tonight at the Matadome against UC Santa Barbara, but also a vital matchup as Cal State Northridge will try to climb up the Big West standings and position themselves for a better seed in the conference tournament. Seniors Raymond Cody, Lenny Daniel, Michael Lizarraga, Dathan Lyles, and Rashaun McLemore will all be recognized on Senior Night. Lyles said he is lookin...

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