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Men’s Basketball: CSUN edges UC Riverside, clinches playoff in Senior Night

Julius Lasin

March 1, 2015

The Matadors (9-22, 4-11 Big West) made it two wins in a row, and more importantly, clinched a berth in the Big West tournament with a victory over the UC Riverside Highlanders (14-14, 7-7 Big West) on senior night at the Matadome. After mustering only 62 points and losing to the Highlanders the first...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN swats down Riverside Highlanders, wins sixth straight

Women’s Basketball: CSUN swats down Riverside Highlanders, wins sixth straight

Javier Cabrera

March 1, 2015

The CSUN women’s basketball team’s winning streak kept rolling in Riverside on Saturday night. The Matadors (20-9, Big West 10-5) captured their sixth straight victory with a dominating 88-70 victory over UC Riverside. Coach Jason Flowers said he told the team the victory has been the best...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN faces second round against UC Riverside

Women’s Basketball: CSUN faces second round against UC Riverside

Mateo Melero

February 28, 2015

CSUN puts their five-game streak to the test Saturday night against the University of California, Riverside, a team that bested them earlier this season 68-56. In a Matadome home game Feb. 29, the CSUN swapped the lead several time in the the first half against Riverside before being overtaken. The...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors look to clinch Big West berth on Senior Night

Men’s Basketball: Matadors look to clinch Big West berth on Senior Night

Julius Lasin

February 28, 2015

Following their first conference victory in their last 10 tries, the Matadors (8-22, 3-11 Big West) will look to keep the momentum going and clinch a spot in the Big West tournament with a win over UC Riverside on Saturday in the Matadome. “The fact that we’re still not mathe...

Cross Country: Nelson shines while Matadors stumble

Cross Country: Nelson shines while Matadors stumble

Pete D. Camarillo

November 5, 2014

  Elizabeth Nelson captured some of the spotlight for CSUN at the Big West Cross Country Championships by finishing third in the Women’s 6k race on a gloomy Saturday morning, Nov. 1 at UC Riverside. She tied the best finish by a CSUN runner at the Big West Championship clocking in t...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN finds hitting groove in win against UC Riverside

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN finds hitting groove in win against UC Riverside

Pete D. Camarillo

October 25, 2014

After consecutive losses to Big West opponents, CSUN (14-6,5-3) defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders (2-18, 0-8) in four sets (17-25, 29-27, 25-15, 25-14) and showcased their high powered attacking offense in the process. The last place Highlanders team gave CSUN some trouble through the first two s...

Men’s Soccer: CSUN ends scoreless streak in victory over UCR

Men’s Soccer: CSUN ends scoreless streak in victory over UCR

Andrew Martinez

October 19, 2014

Coming into Saturday night's matchup with the UC Riverside Highlanders, the Matadors had not scored a goal in 213 minutes, and hadn't won since a Sept. 25 home win over the CSUB Roadrunners. A first half strike from the foot of junior midfielder Marino Peixoto and a game-winning second half header...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN climbs atop Big West standings with win over UC Riverside

Women’s Soccer: CSUN climbs atop Big West standings with win over UC Riverside

Trevor Talan

October 13, 2014

Pulling off a feat that the club hasn't seen in a decade, CSUN women's soccer (6-7-1, 3-0 Big West) edged out UC Riverside Highlanders (6-5-3, 1-2-1 BWC) Sunday at home with a 1-0 advantage earning their third consecutive win in conference play. Earning the Matador goal for the win is sophomore...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Women’s Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Mateo Melero

March 3, 2014

  The Matadors (15-14, 11-4 Big West) secured a 77-75 win over the UC Riverside Highlanders (6-24, 2-12 Big West) despite struggling from defensive gaps and offensive errors early on Saturday at the Matadome. Falling behind late in the first half, CSUN rallied in the last five minutes of the ...

Women’s Tennis: CSUN shakes off first loss with sweep of UCR

Women’s Tennis: CSUN shakes off first loss with sweep of UCR

Andrew Martinez

February 18, 2014

The Matadors (4-1, 2-0 Big West) bounced back from a tough loss earlier in the week with a sweep of the UC Riverside Highlanders (0-7, 0-1 Big West) Saturday at the Matador Tennis Complex. After winning the doubles point at Loyola Marymount Thursday, the Matadors dropped four of six singles matchu...

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...

Women’s Basketball: Defense key in second straight win

Women’s Basketball: Defense key in second straight win

Kevin Linares

January 31, 2014

The Matadors (9-12, 5-2 Big West) were able to pick up their second win in a row playing stellar defense as they defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders (4-17, 0-8 Big West), 71-61 at SRC Arena. CSUN was led by junior guard Cinnamon Lister who had 23 points while sophomore center Bernadette Fong provi...

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