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Matadors defeat 49ers to stay in race for Big West lead

Junior guard Janae Sharpe drives through the Long Beach State 49ers' defense to reach the basket during the Matadors' 77-54 win at home Saturday.  Sharpe finished the game with 18 points.  Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp / Daily Sundial

Mateo Melero

January 26, 2014

The Matadors (8-12, 4-2) recovered from their home loss against UC Irvine on Thursday and defeated the Long Beach State 49ers (10-9, 2-3) 77-54 Saturday at the Matadome. Winning the opening tip-off, Cal State Northridge started with a layup from junior guard Janae Sharpe, establishing a game-long ...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN enters new year with new attitude

Women’s Basketball: CSUN enters new year with new attitude

Pete D. Camarillo

January 18, 2014

While CSUN was on break, the women’s basketball team was hitting the paint as they welcomed the new year with a new attitude, opening the year with competitive play on the road and at home. The Matadors ended 2013 with a two-game losing skid, but opened up the new year with stronger play as they gra...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN hangs on for 81-76 win over Cal Poly

Women's Basketball: CSUN hangs on for 81-76 win over Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

January 17, 2014

The Matadors (6-11, 2-1 Big West Conference) opened their home conference schedule in thrilling fashion as they handed Cal Poly (8-8, 2-1 Big West Conference) its first conference loss with an 81-76 victory Thursday evening at the Matadome. Entering halftime with a seven point lead, the Matadors appeared ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors win nail-biter over USC, 65-64

Women's Basketball: Matadors win nail-biter over USC, 65-64

Alex Vejar

December 10, 2013

On the last play of the game with CSUN up by one, USC’s junior guard Ariya Crook dribbled into the lane and put up an airball. Junior forward Alexyz Vaioletama tried to tip it back in, but the ball rolled on the lip of the rim for what felt like hours before it popped out. Game, Matadors. “E...

Women’s Basketball: Late surge lifts Utah State over Matadors

Women's Basketball: Late surge lifts Utah State over Matadors

Alex Vejar

November 30, 2013

The Matadors (2-5) were blitzed by a huge run for a second straight game and fell to the Utah State Aggies (5-1) 75-67 on Saturday night. CSUN held their biggest lead of the game when junior guard Janae Sharpe scored a layup in traffic after almost fumbling away the ball, putting the Matadors up eigh...

Women’s Basketball: Late surge by Broncos drops Matadors 66-61

Women's Basketball: Late surge by Broncos drops Matadors 66-61

Alex Vejar

November 30, 2013

The CSUN Matadors (2-4) gave up a 14-2 run to the Santa Clara Broncos (2-4) after being up seven late in the game and lost, 66-61. Junior guard Ashlee Guay led CSUN with 17 points and six assists and junior guard Cinnamon Lister chipped in 11 points on 4-12 shooting. Senior center Ruta Zurauskyte ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors drop home opener to BYU, 82-66

Women's Basketball: Matadors drop home opener to BYU, 82-66

Brian Bernstein

November 23, 2013

The Matadors (2-3) could not keep pace with the efficient Cougars of BYU (4-0), as they drop their home opener 82-66. The Cougars’ efficiency was too much for the Matadors to handle. They were a well-oiled machine as they shot 46.9 percent for the game. Not only were they consistent shooting the ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Women's Basketball: Matadors wrap up road trip with two straight wins

Brian Bernstein

November 20, 2013

CSUN (2-2) overcame a halftime deficit by outscoring the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-3) 42-27 in the second half on their way to a 70-58 victory. Georgia Southern’s Anna Claire Knight scorched the Matadors for a game high 28 points but had no other support as she was the only player for the...

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Meet the leader of the lady Matadors

Roy Azoulay

November 12, 2013

Growing up with a single mother, CSUN'S women's basketball coach, Jason Flowers, exemplifies how one can overcome adversity and harness their environment for self-improvement. "I grew up with a single mom in Watts and the coaches that I had helped develop me into a young man," said Flowers....

Women’s Basketball: Matadors poised to make a postseason push

Women's Basketball: Matadors poised to make a postseason push

Darko Debogovic

November 6, 2013

  The CSUN women’s basketball team returned its core group of players from last year and is looking to make a run at the Big West Conference Championship. The Matadors finished .500 in 2013, (16-16) losing their last game at home to UC Santa Barbara 31-45. This season, head coach J...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors’ leading lady ready to win

Women's Basketball: Matadors' leading lady ready to win

Brian Bernstein

November 6, 2013

  Junior point guard Ashlee Guay has been a nightmare for opposing defenses in the Big West since she became a Matador three years ago. She has also won multiple awards and shattered records, but she isn’t even close to satisfied as she looks to take it up a notch this season. Guay...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rout San Marcos in season opener

Women's Basketball: Matadors rout San Marcos in season opener

Brian Bernstein

November 2, 2013

The Matadors (1-0)  jumped out early to an 11-2 lead and never looked back as they drop Cal State University San Marcos (0-2) with a final score of 83-41. Everything went the way of the Matadors as they created 33 turnovers, shot 45.2 percent from the floor on 28 assists and got a huge contribut...

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