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Women’s Basketball: Matadors gassed in overtime against USC Women of Troy

Women’s Basketball: Matadors gassed in overtime against USC Women of Troy

Pete D. Camarillo

December 10, 2014

With 1.2 seconds left in the regulation, USC Women of Troy (6-2) McKenzie Calvert converted a three point that would make the score against the Matadors (6-2) even at 65. CSUN hoisted a final prayer but it wasn't enough to keep the game from overtime and a destined Women of Troy victory at the Gale...

Women’s Basketball: Saint Mary’s break CSUN’s 6-game winning streak

Women’s Basketball: Saint Mary’s break CSUN’s 6-game winning streak

Mateo Melero

December 5, 2014

The six-game-winning streak and undefeated status the CSUN Matadors held coming into the 2014-2015 season was broken Thursday night 73-63 by the Saint Mary's College Gaels. The private Bay Area school secured a close victory over CSUN after battling for the lead throughout most of the game play and comi...

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against South Dakota

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against South Dakota

Andrew Lim

December 3, 2014

The Matadors are down by just three and there are 10 seconds left in regulation. Coach Reggie Theus brings in Ajon Efferson as Stephen Maxwell goes to the bench. That plan backfires when Efferson loses the ball with two seconds left as he goes up for a three pointer. The South Dakota Coyotes (3-5) defeat the CSUN Matadors (2-6), 68-65. ...

Women’s Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn’t outshine Matadors’ 2014 season

Women’s Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn’t outshine Matadors’ 2014 season

Pete D. Camarillo

December 2, 2014

An NCAA tournament bid would have been the climax to a 19-9 season for the Matadors. However, when the championship field was announced Nov. 30, CSUN was not selected for any of the 64 tournament seeds despite being a top 50 ranked team. After UC Irvine ended CSUN’s five game win streak, head...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN’s historic start capped off by winning Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

Women’s Basketball: CSUN’s historic start capped off by winning Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

Kenneth Berry

December 1, 2014

Lead by Tournament MVP and Senior center Camille Mahlknecht, the CSUN women’s basketball team defeated the Texas Southern Lady Tigers, 63-50 to be crowned champions of the 2014 Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic, advancing to (6-0) on the season, Nov. 29 at the Matadome....

Women’s Volleyball: UC Irvine ends Matadors win streak on Senior Night

Women’s Volleyball: UC Irvine ends Matadors win streak on Senior Night

Candice Criss

November 30, 2014

The Matadors’ winning streak came to an end after the visiting UC Irvine Anteaters defeated them in four sets (28-26, 16-25, 25-23, 27-25) on Saturday night. This match against UC Irvine (19-12, 9-7 Big West) was the last of the Matadors’ regular season games (19-9, 10-6 Big West). Saturday nig...

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against Seattle

Men’s Basketball: Struggles continue for Matadors against Seattle

Andrew Lim

November 30, 2014

The CSUN Matadors (2-5) could not keep up with the hot three point shooting from Seattle University Redhawks (2-3) as the Matadors lost 70-58. Freshmen guard Ajon Efferson led the Matadors in scoring with 11 off the bench and went 3-for-6 from downtown but it proved to be not enough. The Redhaw...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN defeats Montana State in Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

Women’s Basketball: CSUN defeats Montana State in Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

Moises Ajanel

November 30, 2014

The Matadors continued to build on their hot start by defeating the Montana State Bobcats (78-66) in the second game of The Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic at the Matadome on Nov. 28. In a game that featured 10 ties and 10 lead changes, the Matadors were finally able to ...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors continue hot streak against Fullerton with fifth sweep

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors continue hot streak against Fullerton with fifth sweep

Candice Criss

November 27, 2014

For the fifth consecutive time, the Matadors earned a win after sweeping the Cal State Fullerton Titans (25-11, 25-12, 25-21) at the Matadome on Wednesday. Not only was this match against Cal State Fullerton (8-20, 2-13) another win for the Matadors’ streak (19-8, 10-5 Big West), but it is also t...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN exposed against Portland

Men’s Basketball: CSUN exposed against Portland

Andrew Lim

November 27, 2014

The CSUN Matadors (2-4) lost 63-55 to the Portland State Vikings (4-0) as Stephen Maxwell had his 32nd double-double of his career with 14 points and 10 rebounds. “The guys just forgot who they are probably thinking about turkey and dressing instead of what they had to do tonight.” coach Reg...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors out of gas in OT loss to University of Arkansas- Little Rock

Men’s Basketball: Matadors out of gas in OT loss to University of Arkansas- Little Rock

Vincent Nguyen

November 24, 2014

CSUN’s lack of depth on the bench proved to be a considerable factor in a 93-88 double overtime loss against the University of Arkansas-Little Rock (3-1) that saw four Matadors foul out of the game Nov. 23 in Arkansas. The contest against UALR was a back to back for the Matadors and the champio...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes out Portland Pilots, despite obvious flaws

Women’s Basketball: CSUN takes out Portland Pilots, despite obvious flaws

Mateo Melero

November 22, 2014

The CSUN Matadors managed to shoot down the University of Portland Pilots 45-41 and secure a four-game winning streak Friday night at the Matadome, despite poor shooting and play execution. Though CSUN managed a wire-to-wire victory against the Pilots, they shot at a lousy 24.6 percent for t...

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