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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN mens basketball player with a ball

New coach, new optimism for CSUN men’s basketball

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor September 13, 2023

On Aug. 31, the CSUN men’s basketball team released their schedule for the 2023-24 season. It will be the first season under new head coach Andy Newman and staff as they look to right the ship after...

CSUN beach volleyball teammates Emily Sparks, 15, and Mikaela Maughan, 22, slap hands as they celebrate scoring against the University of San Francisco on March 31, 2023, at the CSUN Beach Volleyball Complex in Northridge, Calif.

Matador Spring Sports Recap

Maxwell Clark and Joseph Gonzalez May 30, 2023

Men’s basketball The CSUN men’s basketball team ended its season with just seven wins and went winless on the road this year. The team ended with 25 losses. The Matadors have not had more than...

Andy Newman, the new head coach for CSUN mens basketball, answers questions during a meet-and-greet event at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on April 24, 2023, in Northridge, Calif.

New men’s basketball coach looks to make offense more dynamic

Edward Segal, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

CSUN men’s basketball had one of the worst offenses in the Big West Conference in the 2022-23 season. They were third to last in the conference in points, averaging only 63.4 per game, 13 points lower...

CSUN mens basketball player talking with his coach

Opinion: Matador mediocrity – A never-ending story

Maxwell Clark, Staff Reporter May 3, 2023

Since the end of the men’s basketball season in early March, there have been resignations, transfers and even an arrest throughout CSUN’s roster. The team is coming off a turbulent year and has a long...

Csun mens baseball team talking to their coach

CSUN Athletics announces new men’s basketball head coach

Michael Dumansky, Reporter April 19, 2023

CSUN Athletics announced the hiring of Andy Newman as the new men’s basketball head coach this week. Newman is the eighth basketball coach in program history and takes the helm from recently retired...

Csun male basketball team playing a game

Matadors drop final regular season game to Hawaii, finish 10th in the Big West

Edward Segal, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Senior night presented an opportunity for the CSUN men’s basketball team to end the season strong. After a solid first-half performance, the Matadors could not gain traction in the second and watched...

CSUN male basketball team defending

Matadors drop third straight in loss to UC Riverside

José C. Delgado, Reporter February 22, 2023

Unable to quench the Highlanders’ 46.2% shooting from 3-point range, the CSUN men’s basketball team lost Monday to UC Riverside by a final score of 96-76. The Matadors (6-22, 3-14 Big West Conference)...

CSUN male basketball trowing a ball

CSUN men’s basketball musters gutsy 16-point comeback

Maxwell Clark, Contributor February 15, 2023

The Matadors clawed back from a 16-point deficit against the Cal Poly Mustangs en route to their sixth win of the season, recovering to score 44 points in the second half after only scoring 20 in the first. The...

CSUN male basketball player smiling

CSUN men’s basketball defeats conference-leading Gauchos

Maxwell Clark, Contributor February 6, 2023

The Matadors defeated the Gauchos to snap a two-game losing streak, taking down the number one team in the Big West Conference while missing one of their leaders due to injury. CSUN men’s basketball...

CSUN mens basketball team throwing the ball

Matadors silence the Poets

Daryl Tyler, Reporter December 7, 2022

CSUN men's basketball rolled to a 101-42 victory over Whittier College, a Division III school, in a non-conference game on Sunday at the Premier America Credit Union Arena. The victory allowed the Matadors...

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