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March 12, 2014 CSUN vs Hawai'i In Big West Tournament Quarterfinals Tournament Time ... Cal State Northridge will make its first Big West Conference Tournament appearance in three years when the Matadors face the University of Hawai’i in a quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 13, at Honda Center
March 11, 2014 CSUN Basketball – Changing the Culture In a recent national story written on FoxSports.com, the headline read “Reggie Theus’ focus on culture change pays off for CSUN”.
March 10, 2014 Josh Greene, Stephan Hicks, Stephen Maxwell Earn Big West Conference Honors Stephen Maxwell (6-7, 220, Junior, Forward, Woodland Hills) earned first team honors while Josh Greene (6-0, 180, Senior, Guard, Los Angeles, Ca) and Stephan Hicks (6-6, 200, Junior, F/G, Thousand Oaks, Ca) earned Honorable Mention accolades in a vote of the Big West Conferences’ nine head coaches.
March 9, 2014 From Unheralded Freshman To Remarkable Career – The Josh Greene Story Josh Greene enrolled at Cal State Northridge as an unheralded freshman in 2010. Four years later, everybody knows Greene and his remarkable four-year career on the Matador basketball team.
March 9, 2014 #5 CSUN Faces #4 Hawai’i in Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals It’s official ... Cal State Northridge is seeded fifth and will face fourth-seeded Hawai’i on Thursday night in the Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
March 7, 2014 Senior Night ... A Success ... CSUN 91, Long Beach State 83 Josh Greene stood motionless at center court with flowing tears. The talented senior guard, holder of seven school records and taking aim at another two school marks, absorbed the thunderous cheers of rabid Matador fans at the history he and his Matador teammates had just written into the fabric of Matador basketball.
March 5, 2014 Senior Night ... CSUN Hosts Long Beach State in Home Season Finale Cal State Northridge will conclude its 2013-14 home season on Thursday night (7:00 pm, 3/6/14) with its final Big West Conference game against Long Beach State ... It will be Senior Night.
March 3, 2014 Two Matador Free Throw Greats Finally Meet ... Josh Greene meet Chuck Malouf During a recent post-game press conference, Josh Greene diligently answered reporters’ questions about the team’s exciting 92-83 overtime victory over Cal State Fullerton.
March 2, 2014 CSUN Suffers Heartbreaking 106-105 Double Overtime Loss at UC Riverside Previous to Saturday’s heart-breaking double overtime 106-105 loss at UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game, Cal State Northridge had only played seven such games in the 56-year history of Matador basketball.
February 28, 2014 CSUN Road Journey Arrives at UC Riverside Cal State Northridge will continue its two-game road trip with a Big West Conference game at UC Riverside on Saturday (March 1) ... Game time is 7:00 pm at the SRC Arena.
February 28, 2014 CSUN Rally Falls Short, 82-81, at Cal State Fullerton After Cal State Northridge lost a tough 82-81 decision at Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night at Titan Gym, Matador head coach Reggie Theus reminded the team that making the upcoming Big West Tournament is no cinch.
February 26, 2014 Road Trip ... CSUN Travels to Cal State Fullerton Fresh off two Big West Conference wins over first place UC Irvine (81-75, 2/22/14) and at first place UC Santa Barbara (80-78, overtime, 2/15/14), Cal State Northridge hits the road for a conference game at Cal State Fullerton (2/27/14, 7:00 pm)
February 23, 2014 Cal State Northridge Storms Back To Defeat UC Irvine, 81-75 “We are a lot smaller than a lot of basketball teams, always the underdogs,” admits head coach Reggie Theus. “But the effort and fight we have is incredible. Tonight was a great example. I didn’t see any quit in anybody. This was a phenomenal team win.”
February 21, 2014 Fox Prime Ticket To Televise CSUN vs UC Irvine Game The last time Cal State Northridge faced a first place team in the Big West Conference was on Feb. 15 at UC Santa Barbara ... The Matadors played one of their best games of the season to post a hard-earned 80-78 overtime decision at the Thunderdome
February 19, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls At Idaho, 96-88 They played a college basketball game Tuesday night between Cal State Northridge at the University of Idaho. The venue … Memorial Gym, an ancient building constructed in the late 1920’s.
February 17, 2014 Road Trip ... CSUN Hoopsters Travel To University of Idaho Thank goodness college basketball is an indoor game ... Cal State Northridge is traveling to Moscow, Idaho, where the Matadors will be greeted by snow and temperatures in the thirties ... CSUN will face the University of Idaho in a non-league basketball game on Tuesday, February 18, at 7:00 pm at the Kibbie Dome
February 16, 2014 CSUN Scores Dramatic Overtime Win (80-78) at First Place UC Santa Barbara The roaring cheer could be heard north to Lompoc and Santa Maria and as far south as the CSUN campus.
February 14, 2014 CSUN Travels To First Place UC Santa Barbara Cal State Northridge travels north to UC Santa Barbara for a Big West Conference game on Saturday, February 15, 2014 ... Tipoff at the Thunderdome will be 4:00 pm
February 14, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls to Cal Poly, 62-55 Stephen Maxwell scored 18 points and three other Cal State Northridge players scored in double figures but timely baskets by Cal Poly were enough to hand the Matadors a 62-55 defeat in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night at the Matadome.
February 10, 2014 #58 Basketball Jersey To Be Retired To Honor CSUN Faculty Thursday, February 13, 2014 will be a very special day for Cal State Northridge for several reasons.
February 12, 2014 CSUN Hosts Cal Poly . #58 Hoops Jersey To Be Retired Cal State Northridge hosts Cal Poly in an important Big West Conference game on Thursday, February 13, 2014 ... Tipoff is slated for 7:00 pm at the Matadome
February 9, 2014 CSUN Rallies For 92-83 Overtime Win vs Cal State Fullerton “Congratulations team. This was a great win.” Those were the words of Cal State Northridge University President Dr. Dianne Harrison, who joined the celebration in the Matador locker room shortly after CSUN rallied from an eleven-point second half deficit to post an exciting 92-83 overtime victory over Cal State Fullerton in a men’s basketball game on Saturday night at the Matadome.
February 7, 2014 Home Sweet Home ... CSUN Hosts Cal State Fullerton Cal State Northridge returns home on Saturday, February 8, 2014, when the Matadors host Cal State Fullerton in a Big West Conference contest at 7:00 pm
February 7, 2014 CSUN’s Remarkable Rally Falls Short in Overtime at UCD, 90-86 Cal State Northridge almost staged one of the all-time great comebacks in the 56-year history of Matador basketball.
February 4, 2014 CSUN Travels North To Face UC Davis Back on the road again for Cal State Northridge as the Matadors prepare for a Thursday (2/6/14, 7:00 pm) Big West Conference game at UC Davis.
February 2, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls at Hawai’i, 77-63 For 32 minutes, Cal State Northridge executed its offense, played pesky defense, and controlled the tempo of a game against a University of Hawai’i team that is big, physical and talented.
January 31, 2014 Aloha .. CSUN Travels To Honolulu To Face Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors From the cold, drizzly weather in Southern California to the warm, balmy ideal temperatures in Honolulu, Cal State Northridge has made the six-hour flight to face the University of Hawai’i in a Big West Conference game on Saturday, February 1, 2014
January 31, 2014 CSUN Records 93-89 Overtime Victory Over UC Riverside Stephen Maxwell recorded a team-high 24 points including eight points in overtime to help lift Cal State Northridge to a 93-89 victory over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Thursday night at the Matadome.
January 28, 2014 Markus Carr – CSUN Hall of Famer When Markus Carr’s name appeared on the nomination list last December for possible induction into the CSUN Hall of Fame, the vote was unanimous. ... Long overdue.
January 28, 2014 CSUN Hosts UC Riverside In Big West Conference Contest Back home at the friendly confines of the Matadome Cal State Northridge finds itself ... CSUN hosts UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Thursday, January 30, at 7:00 pm ... The game will be available on ESPN3
January 27, 2014 Reggie Theus Says “Thanks” To His Mentor, Jerry Tarkanian As last Saturday morning’s CSUN’s basketball practice was drawing to a close at the Pyramid (Long Beach State’s home arena), an extremely frail elderly man slowly appeared from behind the bleachers.
January 26, 2014 Long Beach State Defeats Cal State Northridge, 76-62 Basketball is a 40-minute game: not 20 minutes, not 30 minutes.
January 24, 2014 CSUN Road Journey Arrives At Long Beach State The Cal State Northridge basketball team road journey has arrived at Long Beach State for Saturday’s (1/25/14, 4:00 pm) Big West Conference game against the 49ers at the Pyramid .
January 24, 2014 CSUN’s Valiant Effort Falls Short At UC Irvine, 72-66 The first thing you notice about UC Irvine in warm ups is the tallest player in collegiate basketball this season, 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye, a freshman from Dakar, Senegal.
January 21, 2014 CSUN Travels To Big West Conference Leader UC Irvine It will be a challenging week for the Cal State Northridge basketball team this week ... CSUN hits the road on Thursday (1/23/14, 7:00 pm) to face the Big West Conference league leader and pre-season favorite UC Irvine, and then travels to Long Beach State on Saturday (1/25/14, 4:00 pm)
January 20, 2014 CSUN Basketball Players Shine On-and-Off The Court Comprehensive Excellence is not found in the win or the loss column. It extends itself beyond the hardwood and transcends itself into habits.
January 19, 2014 CSUN Heroic Effort Falls Short vs UCSB, 79-69 Cal State Northridge head coach Reggie Theus doesn’t shy from the tough questions. Even in defeat, Theus always steps up to the podium in a post-game press conference and gives direct, honest answers whether the team wins or losses.
January 17, 2014 CSUN Hosts UCSB In Big West Conference Contest Cal State Northridge faces a major test when the Matadors host UC Santa Barbara in a 7:30 p.m. contest on Saturday (1/18/14) at the Matadome
January 17, 2014 CSUN Fights To The End But Falls at Cal Poly, 62-52 All CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus asks of his players is to “play hard, battle hard, play with intensity for 40 minutes.”
January 14, 2014 Unbeaten CSUN Travels To Unbeaten Cal Poly in BWC Tilt Not since the 2007-08 season has Cal State Northridge started the Big West Conference season at 2-0 ... That same year (2007-08), the Matadors won five straight games to start the league season.
January 13, 2014 Stephen Maxwell Named Big West Player of the Week A dominating effort last week from Stephen Maxwell spurred Cal State Northridge to a 2-0 conference start for the first time since 2007-08.
January 13, 2014 ESPN3 Brings Worldwide Attention To CSUN Athletics Minutes after CSUN’s gripping 79-78 men’s basketball victory over Hawai’i on Saturday, an ESPN3 broadcaster commented “what a great game for television.”
January 12, 2014 CSUN Edges Hawai’i in Nail-Biter, 79-78 Stephen Maxwell collected his league leading seventh double-double of the season with 24 points and ten rebounds to help lead Cal State Northridge to a 79-78 victory over Hawai’i in a Big West Conference game on Saturday night at the Matadome.
January 10, 2014 Aloha ... CSUN Hosts Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors Fresh after an efficient 89-77 victory over UC Davis (1/9/14) in the Big West Conference season opener for both teams, the Matadors host the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors in a conference matchup on Saturday, January 11, 2014 ... Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm at the Matadome
January 10, 2014 CSUN Opens Big West Season With 89-77 Victory over UC Davis Cal State Northridge hit a season-high 62 percent (31-for-50) from the floor and sharpened its free throw expertise with a 22-for-23 effort to post an 89-77 victory over UC Davis in the Big West Conference season opener for both teams on Thursday at the Matadome.
January 8, 2014 CSUN Finally Home To Face UCD In Big West Season Opener Cal State Northridge is finally back home after a road trip to Stephan F. Austin (12/30/13) and at South Dakota (1/2/14) that lasted ten days in the artic, snowy conditions that hampered the Midwest and the Northeast of the country ... The ten-day road trip was the longest journey in the 56-year history of the Matador program ... Thursday’s game against UC Davis (1/9/14, 7:00 pm) will be on ESPN3
January 6, 2014 CSUN Hoopsters … Back Home … Finally !!! That tired, muffled roar you may have heard was the sound of the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team that finally arrived home on Monday morning following a 10-day, six city, six hotel, two game excursion that lasted longer than expected because of the massive snow storm and arctic temperatures that have cancelled more than 6,000 flights and delayed thousand more flights, according to CNN.
January 6, 2014 CSUN Basketball Is Heading Home … Finally !!! The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team averted another major storm system in the Midwest and was able to fly out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, early Sunday morning for a flight to Denver, Colorado.
January 5, 2014 CSUN Basketball Is Going Home … Just When? … It’s Anybody’s Guess !!! Much has been written about the sub-zero temperatures in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for the Packers playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
January 3, 2014 Bad Weather Delays CSUN’s Basketball Trip Home Bad weather that has hampered the Midwest and the East is playing havoc with the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team trying to get home to Los Angeles.
January 2, 2014 CSUN Rally Falls Short At South Dakota, 76-75 Cal State Northridge fought back from a 13-point halftime deficit, gained an eight-point lead (71-63) with 4:37 to play, but eventually fell to the University of South Dakota, 76-75, in a non-league basketball game on Thursday evening at the DakotaDome.
January 1, 2014 CSUN Arrives in Frigid, Snowy, Vermillion To Face The University of South Dakota CSUN now turns its attention to the University of South Dakota in a non-league game on Friday, January 2, 2014 ... Game time at the DakotaDome is 7:00 pm (ct); 5:00 (pt)
December 31, 2013 Stephen F. Austin’s Late Rally Defeats Cal State Northridge, 74-67 This game hurt like a bad case of the flu that keeps gnawing at your gut.
December 29, 2013 CSUN Travels To Nacogdoches, Tx., To Face Stephen F. Austin Winners of five of its last six games, Cal State Northridge travels to Nacogdoches, Texas, to face Stephen F. Austin University
December 28, 2013 Cal State Northridge Defeats Morgan State, 86-80 Going into Friday night’s non-league basketball game against Morgan State, senior guard Josh Greene knew he needed six three-pointers to tie the long-time career school record set by Ian Boylan (1997-01) with 182.
December 26, 2013 Holiday Hoops - CSUN Hosts Morgan State Winners of four of its last five games, Cal State Northridge returns home to the friendly confines of the Matadome to face Morgan State University
December 23, 2013 CSUN Scores Impressive 79-69 Victory Over Idaho If you attended Sunday night’s highly entertaining men’s basketball game between Cal State Northridge and the University of Idaho, the suspense and intrigue of college basketball certainly put Matador fans into a holiday spirit.
December 22, 2013 CSUN Returns Home To Face The Idaho Vandals Back home to the friendly confines of the Matadome ... Cal State Northridge plays a rare Sunday night game (12/22/13) when the Matadors host the Idaho Vandals ... Tipoff is slated for 7:00 pm
December 21, 2013 Cal State Northridge Edges Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, 67-66 Stephen Maxwell's slam dunk with 48 seconds to play lifted Cal State Northridge to a 67-66 victory over Texas A&M on Friday night at the Dugan Wellness Center.
December 18, 2013 Road Trip ... CSUN Travels to Texas A&M - Corpus Christi On the road again ... After a brief three-game home stand, Cal State Northridge hits the road again, this time a trip to the state of Texas ... The Matadors play at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday, Dec. 20
December 6, 2013 Seattle University Outlasts Cal State Northridge, 58-53 After ten games (5-5) of the 2013-14 season, and since Cal State Northridge is an institution of higher learning, Matador head coach Reggie Theus was asked by reporters what letter grade he could give the CSUN basketball team.
December 4, 2013 CSUN Hosts Seattle University In Third Game of Home Stand Seattle University is the next home opponent for Cal State Northridge ... The Redhawks are very familiar with Big West Conference competition this year ... Three of SU’s four wins have been against Cal State Fullerton (75-71), UC Riverside (69-68) and UC Davis (77-53)
December 4, 2013 Stephan Hicks Scores 1,000th Career Point in CSUN’s 84-57 Win Over Southern Utah The scoreboard clock high above the Matadome basketball court read 14:19 in the first half. Time for some history at the Matadome.
December 2, 2013 CSUN Hosts Southern Utah University Two points ... That’s all Stephan Hicks (6-6, 200, Junior, Guard/Forward, Thousand Oaks, Ca) needs to become the 17th player in Matador history to reach the 1,000 points plateau ... Hicks will have that chance when Cal State Northridge hosts Southern Utah University on Tuesday, December 3, at 7:00 pm at the Matadome
December 1, 2013 Cal State Northridge Defeats La Sierra University, 97-79 Robert Cid loves to play basketball. But at 5-feet-10, 160-pounds, Duke, North Carolina and UCLA aren’t exactly breaking down your door to offer a scholarship and a promise of an NBA career.
November 30, 2013 CSUN Begins Three-Game Home Stand Against La Sierra University Homeward Bound, Home Cooking, Home Sweet Home ... Following the longest road trip (nine days, four games) and a journey that chalked up nearly 6,000 miles, Cal State Northridge has found its way home ... The Matadors begin a three-game home series on Sunday, December 1, at 2:00 pm against La Sierra University
November 27, 2013 Travel Time With Cal State Northridge Men’s Basketball Team Editors Note: Join us as the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team embarks on their LONGEST ROAD TRIP in school history – A nine-day, four-game, nearly 6,000 mile journey from Los Angeles to Detroit, to Mt. Pleasant, Mi., to Minneapolis, Mn., Bozeman, Mt, Salt Lake City, Ut., and finally back to Northridge. Buckle up, Let’s Go !!!
November 27, 2013 Cal State Northridge Falls at Montana State, 77-62 For a second straight a game, a “rain” of three-pointers drowned Cal State Northridge.
November 25, 2013 CSUN's Nine-Day, Four-Game Road Trip Arrives in Bozeman, Mt., To Face Montana State The longest road trip (nine days, four games) in school history has arrived in Bozeman, Montana, where Cal State Northridge faces the Montana State Bobcats
November 24, 2013 Central Michigan Downs Cal State Northridge, 90-76 Apologizes for the old, worn out quote; “You live by the three, you die by the three.”
November 23, 2013 CSUN Stages Remarkable Comeback vs Austin Peay, 80-77 Overtime Win That thunderous applause and cheers of victory from the Cal State Northridge locker room could be heard from Mt. Pleasant, to Flint, to Grand Rapids, to Saginaw and down to Detroit.
November 21, 2013 CSUN Wins 74-73 Over Montana State on Free Throw With 19 seconds To Play What seemed like a sure victory (69-56) with 6:43 to play against winless Montana State vanished before you could blink.
November 20, 2013 CSUN Basketball Teams Gain Added National Exposure On ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge men’s and women’s basketball teams will receive added valuable national exposure with four games on ESPN3.
November 20, 2013 CSUN Six Game Road Trip Arrives in Michigan, Montana There are road trips, and then there are LONG ROAD TRIPS ... Cal State Northridge is bringing extra suitcases for a nine day road trip that will begin on Nov. 19 (departing CSUN campus) and arriving back home (Nov. 27)
November 17, 2013 Fresno State Defeats Cal State Northridge, 80-64 Even in defeat, there are always positives. Yes, Cal State Northridge dropped its second straight game, this time an 80-64 decision at Fresno State before a crowd of 14,770 at the Save Martin Center, the fourth-largest crowd in the home history of Bulldog basketball.
November 16, 2013 “The Business of Athletics” Panel Discussion To Include Dr. Brandon Martin, CSUN’s Director of Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin, CSUN’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, will join a distinguished list of speakers in a panel discussion called “The Business of Athletics.”
November 15, 2013 CSUN Six Game Road Journey - Next Stop At Fresno State Nobody said winning on the road is easy ... Cal State Northridge is in the midst of a six-game road trip ... The next stop takes place at Fresno State when CSUN faces a sellout crowd of 15,596 at the Save Mart Center
November 13, 2013 CSUN Fights to the End, but Falls at USC, 95-79 Just before the tipoff at Tuesday night’s basketball game between Cal State Northridge and USC, the “mental game plan” needed a supreme effort against a Pac-12 opponent with size, strength and depth.
November 11, 2013 CSUN Faces USC In Pac-12 Networks TV Game For the past eleven seasons, Cal State Northridge has faced the challenge of playing a Pac-12 school ... This year is no exception ... The Matadors will travel the short distance from the San Fernando Valley to Los Angeles to face the USC Trojans on Tuesday, November 12 at the Galen Center ... Game time is 8:00 pm
November 9, 2013 CSUN Opens 2013-14 Season with 86-74 Victory over Hope International Cal State Northridge set a school record with a .970 shooting percentage from the free throw line as the Matadors opened the 2013-14 season with a hard-earned 86-74 victory over Hope International on Friday night at the Matadome.
November 7, 2013 CSUN Hosts Hope International in 2013-14 Season Opener Let’s Play ... The highly anticipated 2013-14 Cal State Northridge team will officially be unveiled on Friday, Nov. 8, when the Matadors host Hope International University in the season opener ... Tipoff is 7:00 pm
November 2, 2013 CSUN Records 82-67 Exhibition Victory over Cal State Los Angeles The Reggie Theus era at Cal State Northridge is off to a fast start.
October 31, 2013 CSUN Men’s Basketball Hosts Cal State Los Angeles in Exhibition Contest A new era, a new enthusiasm. Welcome to CSUN basketball in 2013-14.
October 29, 2013 Excuse Me, Aren’t You Markus Carr??? When you walk through Matador Hall, you never know whom you might meet.
October 21, 2013 Where is Opelousas, Louisiana? – J.J. Thomas Knows Today’s CSUN men’s basketball story is more about geography and lifestyle than success on the basketball court.
October 19, 2013 Matador Madness – A Crazy Night of Fun at The Matadome A large, boisterous, highly enthusiastic, high-octane crowd of students, CSUN Matador fans, and members of the community jammed into the Matadome on Friday night to be a part of Matador Madness – an unveiling of the men’s and basketball teams at Cal State Northridge.
October 14, 2013 Stephan Hicks – Getting Ready for the 2013-14 Season When Stephan Hicks arrived on the Cal State Northridge campus three years ago, there was little or no fanfare.
October 11, 2013 Practice, Practice, Practice … CSUN Gears Up For 2013-14 Season “Coach Theus, may I have another (day of practice)?” … That phrase is the signature statement the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team hollers after every two and one-half hour practice that has been tough, grueling, demanding, intense, high-octane yet productive since the opening day of pre-season drills on Sept. 27.
October 9, 2013 Cal State Northridge Featured on Prime Ticket In Two Games Cal State Northridge, expected to be a contender in the Big West Conference, will be featured on Prime Ticket in two games during the 2013-14 season.
October 9, 2013 Matador Gym, Northridge Gym, SFVSC Gym, KPE100 … It’s the Matadome During its 51-year existence, the Matadome has previously had a few dull, mundane names; Matador Gym, Northridge Gym, San Fernando Valley State Gymnasium.
October 7, 2013 Faith Carries Trevone Williams After Father’s Death On Dec. 13, 2012, CSUN basketball player Trevone Williams received a phone call we all dread; news of the death of a parent, spouse, relative or a close friend. Williams’ beloved father, Tyrone Williams, had died suddenly from diabetes in Los Angeles.
October 4, 2013 A Princeton Ph.D, Fashion Designer, Accomplished Singer, Basketball Player - Welcome to the Maxwell Family When you walk into the parents’ home of CSUN basketball player Stephen Maxwell in Reseda, you immediately notice a large wall that is decorated with college degrees.
October 2, 2013 Local Coaching Legend Launches Reggie Theus’ Coaching Career At the recent College Tipoff Basketball Luncheon at the famed Los Angeles Athletic Club, CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus emerged from the elevator en route to the banquet room for one of the biggest pre-season events in the area.
September 30, 2013 Athlon Sports Magazine Picks CSUN For Second Place in the Big West The first of several pre-season collegiate basketball magazines has hit the newsstands. Cal State Northridge basketball is looking good if you believe the pre-season prognosticators.
September 27, 2013 Practice Begins for 2013-14 CSUN Men’s Basketball Team One month into the collegiate football season, and already chatter is erupting about the 2013-14 basketball season that is on the horizon.
September 27, 2013 Men’s Basketball Tryouts Scheduled For October 2 The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball program is holding open tryouts for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday, October 2, the Matador coaching staff announced today.
September 25, 2013 Reggie Theus Offers CSUN Hoops Insights at College Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon For many years, head basketball coaches from San Diego to San Luis Obispo have gathered at the prestigious College Tip-Off Luncheon at the Los Angeles Athletic Club to give their pre-season insights and discuss their program highlights.
September 3, 2013 Reggie Theus … Jerry Tarkanian … Rick Pitino Back in the mid-1970’s, CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus was one of the top high school basketball players in the nation.
August 26, 2013 Reggie Theus Returns To The College Ranks All week ESPN.com is taking a look at new faces in new places. As part of our coverage, Andy Katz will be diving into the mid-major ranks to profile a different first-year coach each day.
August 21, 2013 CSUN Announces Matadors Men’s Basketball Schedule – 2013-14 Fourteen home games and a road date against USC, highlight the 2013-14 CSUN men’s basketball schedule that was announced on Wednesday (8/21/13) by first-year Matador head coach Reggie Theus.
July 8, 2013 CSUN Basketball Court Ranked Among Nation’s Bests During the summer of 2012, a newly designed basketball/volleyball court at the Matadome was installed.
July 8, 2013 Reggie Theus/ESPN Radio/Brad Stevens … Reggie Theus, the newly appointed men’s basketball head coach at Cal State Northridge, was a featured guest on the Ian O’Connor radio talk show on Sunday morning on ESPN Radio.
June 22, 2013 Ben Vozzola Joins CSUN Basketball Family Ben Vozzola, a talented 6-foot-5, 190-pound player who can play multiple positions on the perimeter, has announced his intentions to transfer to Cal State Northridge and join the Matador basketball program under first-year head coach Reggie Theus.
June 21, 2013 Chris Pompey Joins CSUN Coaching Staff – Men’s Basketball Chris Pompey roots have run deep in the East during a distinguished collegiate coaching that is entering his 14th season. Pompey is now moving West to establish more success as an assistant coach at Cal State Northridge, according to first-year Matador head coach Reggie Theus.
June 20, 2013 Jason Levy Joins CSUN Coaching Staff – Men’s Basketball Jason Levy has been named an assistant men's basketball coach at Cal State Northridge, according to head coach Reggie Theus.
June 7, 2013 Reggie Theus Continues To Draw National Media Attention The name “Reggie Theus” continues to draw national attention for Cal State Northridge.
May 7, 2013 Aaron Parks Becomes Member of the New CSUN Basketball Family Aaron Parks had never visited California before taking a basketball recruiting trip from his East Coast home in Baltimore (Md) to the West Coast, specifically the campus of Cal State Northridge.
May 6, 2013 A Day With Reggie Theus, CSUN’s New Head Basketball Coach Life would be much easier if cell phones didn’t exist. Just ask CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus.
May 1, 2013 6,057,413 The answer is 6,057,413. The question is how many “total hits” were produced on Gomatadors.com during the month of April, 2013?
April 12, 2013 CSUN Enthusiastically Welcomes Reggie Theus, CSUN’s new head basketball coach A highly enthusiastic crowd of nearly 300 people welcomed Reggie Theus as CSUN’s new men’s head basketball coach at a press conference on Friday afternoon at the Matadome.
April 9, 2013 A New Era Begins ... Meet CSUN Head Basketball Coach Reggie Theus Cal State University Northridge Athletics will formally introduce Reggie Theus, CSUN's new men's head basketball coach on Friday, April 12, at Noon. The event will be held at the Matadome, the basketball home of Cal State Northridge. The public is encouraged to attend.
April 3, 2013 Reggie Theus Named CSUN Men’s Head Basketball Coach A new era; a new enthusiasm; a new leader: Meet Reggie Theus. He has been named only the fifth men’s head basketball coach in the 55-year history of Cal State Northridge basketball by Dr. Brandon E. Martin, CSUN’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
April 2, 2013 6,818,363 The answer is 6,818,363. The question is how many “total hits” were produced on Gomatadors.com during the month of March, 2013?
March 19, 2013 Bobby Braswell Contract Not Renewed; Search To Begin For New CSUN Men’s Basketball Coach The contract for Bobby Braswell, head men’s basketball coach at Cal State Northridge, will not be renewed, according Dr. Brandon E. Martin, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
March 18, 2013 Gomatadors.com Continues to Generate Strong Numbers The power of the Internet. Gomatadors.com, the website home of Cal State Northridge Athletics continues to generate extremely strong “total hits” numbers as the 2012-13 school year is in the midst of the Spring semester.
March 15, 2013 CSUN Head Coach Bobby Braswell To Offer NCAA Tournament Analysis on CBS Channel 2 For the fifth straight year, Cal State Northridge head basketball coach Bobby Braswell will serve as a commentator to offer his expertise on Channel 2’s “NCAA Sports Central” during the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
March 11, 2013 Stephen Maxwell (L), Josh Greene Named Honorable Mention All-Big West Conference Josh Greene and Stephen Maxwell, two valuable members of the Cal State Northridge basketball team, were honored for their excellent play during the 2012-13 season by being named Honorable Mention on the All-Big West Conference team.
March 8, 2013 Josh Greene & Stephen Maxwell Combine For 61 Points In CSUN Win This special night will be lodged in the memory of Matador basketball fans for a long, long time. Those patrons who jammed into the old building, the Matadome, witnessed a basketball game that fueled the enthusiasm of both the fans and the CSUN basketball team.
March 6, 2013 Cal State Northridge Hosts Hawai'i In Season Finale The Cal State Northridge basketball team will complete the 2012-13 season on Thursday (3/7/13, 7:30 pm) against the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors at the Matadome.
March 4, 2013 Road Trip – Cold, Snowy Cedar City, Utah During the last several years, the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team has traveled across the country to many remote, small town locations.
March 3, 2013 UC Santa Barbara Defeats Cal State Northridge, 83-74 t’s late in the basketball season and opposing teams have figured a way to beat Cal State Northridge. Be physical.
March 1, 2013 Cal State Northridge Hosts UC Santa Barbara The biggest game of the 2012-13 season takes place on Saturday, March 2, 2013, when Cal State Northridge hosts UC Santa Barbara at The Matadome ... Both teams are fighting for the eighth and final spot in the upcoming Big West Tournament (March 14-16) at Honda Center
March 1, 2013 White Out The Dome Night – CSUN vs UCSB Cal State Northridge fans are encouraged to wear “white” to the men’s basketball game when the Matadors host UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 2, at 7:05 pm at the Matadome.
March 1, 2013 Cal Poly Defeats Cal State Northridge, 81-61 Dylan Royer is a name that most of the country may not recognize. But teams in the West (Just ask Cal State Northridge and UCLA) certainly know and respect the senior guard from Los Osos, Calif.
February 27, 2013 Cal State Northridge Hosts Cal Poly In Big West Game Cal State Northridge continues its quest for a berth in the upcoming eight-team Big West Tournament (March 14-16) when the Matadors host Cal Poly (2/28/13) and UC Santa Barbara (3/2/13) at the Matadome ... Both games will tipoff at 7:05 pm
February 24, 2013 Southern Utah Edges Cal State Northridge, 73-72, In The Final Seconds Jayson Cheesman scored on a layup with 12 seconds to play to give Southern Utah a come-from-behind 73-72 victory over Cal State Northridge in a Ramada Worldwide Bracketbusters game on Saturday night at the Centrum.
February 21, 2013 Road Trip ... Cal State Northridge Travels To Southern Utah Cal State Northridge will take a break from the rigors of Big West Conference basketball when the Matadors travel to Cedar City, Utah, to face Southern Utah University on Saturday, February 23 at 7:30 pm (mt) at the Ramada Worldwide Bracketbusters
February 18, 2013 Josh Greene’s Academic and Community Efforts Earn Prestigious Award Josh Greene’s successful efforts on the basketball court have been well chronicled during the past three seasons. But more importantly, Greene’s efforts in the classroom and in the community truly make the junior guard one of the beacons among the nearly 350 student-athletes who compete for Cal State Northridge.
February 17, 2013 Cal State Northridge Falls at UC Davis, 73-61 If Cal State Northridge is going to make the eight-team Big West Tournament, its goal is to catch UC Santa Barbara in the league standings.
February 15, 2013 CSUN Road Trip Arrives at UC Davis Cal State Northridge will continue its quest for a berth in the upcoming Big West Tournament with a conference game at UC Davis (2/16/13, 7:00 pm)
February 15, 2013 Cal State Northridge Falls at Pacific, 66-59 For most of the 2012-13 season, Cal State Northridge has been ranked among the nation’s leaders in free throw percentage.
February 12, 2013 Road Trip ... CSUN Travels to Pacific, UC Davis Cal State Northridge will continue its quest for a berth in the upcoming Big West Tournament with two road games at Pacific (2/14/13, 7:00 pm) and at UC Davis (2/16/13, 7:00 pm)
February 10, 2013 Long Beach State Defeats Cal State Northridge, 83-80, In Front of Sellout Crowd There was a whole lot of Yale yelling, foot-stomping, hand-clapping, dancing in the aisles, cheering to the top of your lungs, and just plain hyper enthusiasm when Cal State Northridge hosted the defending Big West champion Long Beach State 49ers on Saturday night at the Matadome.
February 8, 2013 CSUN Hosts Defending Big West Champion Long Beach State Winners of the last three games, and four of their five contests, the Cal State Northridge Matadors host a huge Big West Conference game against the defending Big West Champion Long Beach State 49ers on Saturday (2/9/13) at the Matadome ... Game time is 7:00 pm
February 8, 2013 CSUN Storms Back From a 17-Point Deficit To Defeat UC Irvine, 70-61 The most critical part of a basketball game may simply be halftime. It’s a chance for a team to regroup, to reenergize, or to rethink a game plan that may need to be altered in order to win a basketball game.
February 5, 2013 Homeward Bound, Home Cooking, Home Sweet Home ... CSUN Hosts UCI Homeward Bound, Home Cooking, Home Sweet Home ... After spending the last two weeks on the road, Cal State Northridge returns home to host UC Irvine on Thursday (2/7/13, 7:05 pm) and Long Beach State on Saturday night (2/9/13, 7:05 pm)
February 5, 2013 Gomatadors.com Continues To Generate Strong Numbers Gomatadors.com, the website home of Cal State Northridge Athletics continues to generate extremely strong “total hits” numbers as the 2012-13 school year moves into the Spring semester.
February 4, 2013 Cal State Northridge Travels To Southern Utah For Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Pack your suitcase … Cal State Northridge is hitting the road back to Utah. Earlier this year, the Matadors traveled to Provo, Utah, and to Salt Lake City to face Brigham Young and the University of Utah, respectively.
February 3, 2013 CSUN Wins Second Straight Road Game; Defeats UC Riverside 69-53 The Matadors traveled to UC Riverside in search of its second straight road victory on Saturday night. Combine a suffocating defense and a timely offense, the Matadors took “care of business” with a highly decisive 69-53 victory over the Highlanders in a Big West Conference.
February 1, 2013 CSUN Four Game Road Trip Ends At UC Riverside Fresh off an impressive 92-86 victory at Cal State Fullerton (1/31/13), the Matadors travel to UC Riverside on Saturday (2/2/13) at 7:00 pm.
January 31, 2013 Matadors Lead Wire-To-Wire in 92-86 Upset at Cal State Fullerton Five Matadors scored in double figures as Cal State Northridge (11-11, 2-8 Big West) earned a hard-fought 92-86 win over the Cal State Fullerton Titans (11-10, 4-5 Big West) on Thursday night at Titan Gym. In Bobby Braswell's 500th game at Northridge, Matadors Josh Greene (24 points, 10 rebounds) and Stephen Maxwell (16 points, 11 rebounds) recorded double-doubles.
January 28, 2013 CSUN's Bobby Braswell To Coach 500th Game At Cal State Fullerton Bobby Braswell will be coaching in his 500th game as head coach at Cal State Northridge when the Matadors travel to Cal State Fullerton for a Big West Conference game on Thursday, Janary 31, 2013 ... Game time at Titan Gym is slated for 7:00 pm
January 27, 2013 Second Half Rally Seals 75-64 Cal Poly Win Over Cal State Northridge To win at the NCAA Division I college basketball level, a team needs to have all its offensive and defensive weapons healthy and available.
January 25, 2013 CSUN Four Game Road Trip Arrives At Cal Poly The second game in a four-game road trip for Cal State Northridge takes place at Cal Poly in a Big West Conference game on Saturday, January 26, at Mott Gym.
January 25, 2013 Second Half Comeback Earns CSUN Road Win at UCSB, 75-69 This was a night for a hard-earned Matador victory over a tough UC Santa Barbara team. The final score turned in favor of Cal State Northridge, 75-69, in a Thursday night Big West Conference game that wasn’t determined until the final seconds.
January 22, 2013 CSUN Four Game Road Trip Starts At UCSB Cal State Northridge begins a four-game road trip, the longest of the Big West Conference season, with games at UC Santa Barbara (1/24/13, 7:00 pm), at Cal Poly (1/26/13, 7:00 pm), at Cal State Fullerton (1/29/13, 7:00 pm) and at UC Riverside (2/2/13, 7:00 pm).
January 20, 2013 CSUN’s Comeback Falls Short to Pacific, 74-62 If college basketball teams played a 20-minute game, Cal State Northridge would be on the top of the world. But that rule will never change. Basketball is a tough, 40-minute grind that requires focus, execution, and just plain hard work.
January 18, 2013 CSUN Hosts Pacific In Big West Contest Of the nine Big West opponents of Cal State Northridge, the University of the Pacific has been a thorn in the Matadors side.
January 18, 2013 Cal State Northridge Falls To UC Davis, 74-71 Basketball is a 40-minute game. Cal State Northridge head coach Bobby Braswell stresses “you need to play hard and execute for the ENTIRE game.”
January 16, 2013 Cal State Northridge Hosts UC Davis In Big West Contest Two teams hoping to move up in the Big West Conference standings will meet this Thursday night (1/17/13() when Cal State Northridge hosts UC Davis at 7:05 pm at The Matadome.
January 12, 2013 UC Irvine Offensive Firepower Prevails over CSUN, 79-69 On a Saturday afternoon at UC Irvine’s annual homecoming, the Anteaters treated their fans (past and present) to an offensive display that Cal State Northridge could not stop.
January 11, 2013 CSUN Road Journey Continues At UC Irvine Cal State Northridge faces another tough road game when the Matadors travel to UC Irvine to face the Anteaters in a Big West Conference game on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Game time is 4:00 pm
January 10, 2013 Courageous Effort Falls Short – LBS 78, CSUN 69 All that a head basketball coach can ever ask is to have the team give its best effort. If you win, great. If you don’t win, no complaints. You played to your potential.
January 8, 2013 CSUN Travels To Long Beach State Back on the road again for Cal State Northridge. CSUN faces two formidable opponents this week with games at Long Beach State and UC Irvine.
January 6, 2013 Cal State Fullerton Triumphs Over Cal State Northridge, 105-86 The difference between being atop the Big West Conference standings and at the bottom of the league can be so close.
January 4, 2013 CSUN Hosts Cal State Fullerton in 1,500th Basketball Game The top three scorers in the Big West Conference will be on display when Cal State Northridge hosts rival Cal State Fullerton in a league contest on Saturday, January 5, at 7:05 pm at The Matadome. CSF’s Kwame Vaughn and D.J. Seeley are 1-2 in scoring at 19.5 ppg and 18.7 ppg, respectively. CSUN’s Stephan Hicks is third in the conference in scoring at 18.1 ppg
January 4, 2013 UC Riverside Upsets Cal State Northridge, 65-64 This was a game that will linger like a bad case of the flu. The visiting UC Riverside Highlanders entered Thursday night’s game against Cal State Northridge with a 3-10 record and a home conference loss last week to open Big West competition.
January 2, 2013 Cal State Northridge Hosts UC Riverside In Conference Home Opener Cal State Northridge and UC Riverside will meet in a Big West Conference game on Thursday, January 3, at 7:05 pm at The Matadome.
December 30, 2012 Cal State Northridge Falls at Hawaii, 74-71, In Big West Opener If you witnessed the Cal State Northridge at Hawai’i basketball game on Saturday night, you saw both teams competing to a high degree in the Big West Conference opener.
December 26, 2012 Aloha - CSUN (9-3) Travels To Hawai'i (6-5) In Big West Opener Aloha from the Hawaiian Islands where Cal State Northridge arrives at its next road destination ... CSUN has been no stranger to away games in 2012-13
December 24, 2012 Stephan Hicks Named Big West Player of the Week Stephan Hicks, who helped lead Cal State Northridge to a spirited comeback road victory at Utah, has captured Big West Men's Basketball Player of the Week accolades.
December 22, 2012 Unbelievable Comeback Fuels CSUN to 76-71 Victory Over Utah Cal State Northridge battled back from a 21-point halftime deficit, 48-27, to post an unbelievable 76-71 victory over the University of Utah in a non-league basketball game on Friday night at the Huntsman Center.
December 20, 2012 Road Trip ... CSUN (8-3) Travels To Utah (7-3) Holiday greetings from Cal State Northridge men’s basketball ... Cal State Northridge has been no stranger to playing in big arenas and big crowds in 2012-13
December 19, 2012 Faith Carries Trevone Williams After Learning of Father’s Death Tragedy can strike anytime, anywhere; near or far. The tragedy in Newtown, Ct., has broken our hearts, but somehow our collective spirit will endure. It will take time.
December 17, 2012 Holiday Hoops ... CSUN Hosts San Diego Christian Holiday greetings from Cal State Northridge men’s basketball ... Finals are finally over, and now the 2012-13 varsity can relax regarding their school work, and just concentrate on basketball ... The spring semester doesn’t start until January 22, 2013
December 13, 2012 Academics Take Center Stage On CSUN Basketball Team Holiday greetings from Cal State Northridge men’s basketball. Finals are taking place this week on the CSUN campus. Finals end on Monday, Dec. 17, and the 2012-13 varsity roster will be able to relax from their school work, and just concentrate on basketball.
December 10, 2012 Road Trip – Traveling With the Matadors Basketball Team On the road, AGAIN !!! Willie Nelson, the legendary country western singer, would be proud of the Cal State Northridge men's basketball team.
December 8, 2012 Cal State Northridge Falls To Arizona State, 87-76 Despite 18 points and ten rebounds from Stephan Hicks, the Cal State Northridge basketball team dropped an 87-76 decision at Arizona State on Saturday afternoon at ASU’s Wells Fargo Arena.
December 7, 2012 Cal State Northridge (7-2) Travels To Arizona State (7-1) On the road, AGAIN ... Willie Nelson, the country western singer, would be a big fan of Cal State Northridge basketball ... For the seventh time in ten games, the Matadors will be playing away from their home court, The Matadome, this time for a non-league contest at Arizona State on Saturday, Dec. 8 (Noon, mst)
December 5, 2012 Cal State Northridge Overwhelms Vanguard, 120-69 There were so many positive story lines in CSUN’s decisive victory over Vanguard University on Wednesday night at The Matadome, 120-69. Each one deserves to be the lead paragraph.
December 3, 2012 CSUN Returns Home To Face Vanguard University After playing six of its first eight games away from The Matadome, Cal State Northridge returns home for a Wednesday (12/5/12) encounter against Vanguard University.
December 3, 2012 Gomatadors.com Enjoys Record-Breaking Numbers For Fourth Straight Month The power of the Internet. For the FOURTH straight month, Gomatadors.com (CSUN’s athletic website), has drawn record numbers for Total Hits and Total Visitors.
November 29, 2012 Cal State Northridge Falls To UCLA, 82-56 The new Pauley Pavilion, a $136 million project to upgrade the “House that Wooden” built just wasn’t very friendly to Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night.
November 27, 2012 CSUN vs UCLA At The New Pauley Pavilion There have been many great games in the 55-year history of Cal State Northridge basketball ... One of those games took place on Nov. 21, 2000, when the Matadors stunned the heavily favored UCLA Bruins, 78-74, at Pauley Pavilion.
November 27, 2012 Cal State Northridge Basketball Featured On CollegeInsider.com Cal State Northridge head basketball coach Bobby Braswell and the Matadors basketball team is being featured on CollegeInsider.com, a website devoted to mid-major college basketball.
November 25, 2012 Cal State Northridge Falls Late to BYU, 87-75 The Cal State Northridge vs Brigham Young basketball contest had all the makings of an NCAA Tournament affair.
November 22, 2012 Unbeaten Cal State Northridge Travels To Brigham Young (BYU) Cal State Northridge (6-0), off to its best start since the 1981-82 team began 9-0 and the program’s best start since moving to the NCAA Division I level in 1990-91, faces its toughest challenge of the 2012-13 season when CSUN travels to Provo, Utah, to face Brigham Young (3-2).
November 21, 2012 Cal State Northridge vs Brigham Young To Be Televised Collegiate basketball fans will get a chance to see Cal State Northridge “Holiday Hoops” when the unbeaten Matadors travel to Brigham Young in a televised non-league basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 24.
November 19, 2012 Stephan Hicks Named Big West Player of the Week Stephan Hicks’ sizzling performance last week in helping Cal State Northridge win five games will certainly be remembered as perhaps one of the finest weeks of basketball in the recent history of Cal State Northridge.
November 18, 2012 CSUN Defeats Northern Kentucky, 69-58, To Remain Unbeaten Cal State Northridge raised its season opening record to 6-0 with a hard-earned 69-58 victory over Northern Kentucky during final day action on Sunday at the NUCDF Challenge at USD’s Jenny Craig Pavilion.
November 18, 2012 Cal State Northridge Remains Unbeaten with 92-76 Victory Over Tulsa Cal State Northridge is off to best start since the Matadors joined the ranks of the NCAA Division I. The Matadors have the started the 2012-13 season with an impressive 5-0 record, besting the previous mark of 4-0 to start the 2007-08 campaign.
November 17, 2012 Tough Play Down The Stretch Spells Victory For Cal State Northridge, 68-64 Cal State Northridge head coach Bobby Braswell has always stressed the importance of practicing your free throws. Sometime during the season, making free throws could win a game or two.
November 16, 2012 Cal State Northridge Earns 74-71 Victory at USD Three wins in three games. That’s how Cal State Northridge has started the 2012-13 season.
November 14, 2012 Four Games In Four Days - Matador Basketball Keeps Busy The physical and mental endurance of the Cal State Northridge basketball team will be put to the test when the Matadors play four games in four days at the NUCDF Challenge (Nov. 15-18) at the University of San Diego
November 13, 2012 Cal State Northridge Offensive Surge Defeats Eastern Washington, 96-79 Cal State Northridge staged another high octane offensive display to post a convincing 96-79 victory over Eastern Washington in a non-league men’s basketball game Monday night at The Matadome.
November 11, 2012 Cal State Northridge Hosts Eastern Washington Taking their momentum from a 81-75 victory over Pepperdine in the season opener (11/9/12), Cal State Northridge hosts Eastern Washington in a non-league encounter on Monday, November 12, at 7:05 pm.
November 10, 2012 Second Half Surge Leads Cal State Northridge to a 81-75 Victory Over Pepperdine A solid turn around in the second half proved to be the difference as Cal State Northridge battled back from a 38-33 halftime deficit to defeat Pepperdine, 81-75, for the fifth straight time in the season opener for both schools in men’s basketball Friday night in front of a near capacity crowd at The Matadome.
November 8, 2012 Cal State Northridge Hosts Pepperdine in 2012-13 Season Opener College Basketball is here again. The 2012-13 Cal State Northridge varsity will be unveiled on Friday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m., when the Matadors host rival Pepperdine University in the season opener for both teams at The Matadome
November 4, 2012 Cal State Northridge Records 72-61 victory over Cal State Los Angeles Cal State Northridge outscored Cal State Los Angeles, 12-1, in the final 4:25 of the game en route to a 72-61 victory over the Golden Eagles in a men’s basketball exhibition game Sunday afternoon at The Matadome.
November 3, 2012 Cal State Northridge Faces Cal State Los Angeles In Exhibition Game Cal State Northridge fans will have a sneak preview of the 2012-13 Varsity when the Matadors host Cal State Los Angeles in an exhibition game on Sunday at 4:00 pm at The Matadome.
November 1, 2012 M/W Soccer, W. Volleyball Success Helps Gomatadors.com Reach Greater Heights The on-the-field success of men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball during the 2012 Fall campaign has helped CSUN’s athletic website, Gomatadors.com, draw record numbers for a third straight month.
October 25, 2012 Stephan Hicks Named To Big West Preseason Media All-Conference Team Stephan Hicks, the 2011-12 Big West Conference Freshman of the Year, has been named to the Big West Preseason Media All-Conference Team.
October 23, 2012 Fourth Television Game Added to Matador Basketball Schedule Cal State Northridge Basketball has proven to be a popular commodity. During the past five seasons, Matador Basketball has been featured prominently on television (32 times to be exact), including games on Fox Sports Net, CBS and ESPU.
October 13, 2012 Basketball Practice Opens At Cal State Northridge Get ready. Matador Basketball jusst around corner.
October 5, 2012 Cal State Northridge Basketball Season Tickets Now Available Cal State Northridge men’s basketball is just around the corner. Another exciting season of major college basketball awaits Cal State Northridge as they prepare for the 2012-13 campaign.
October 1, 2012 Gomatadors.com Attracts Record Numbers in September, 2012 The interest in Cal State Northridge Athletics continues to grow. Gomatadors.com, the website for Matador Athletics, attracted record numbers (Total Hits) during the month of September, 2012.
September 27, 2012 FOX Sports Networks & Big West Announce Long-Term Media Rights Agreement The Big West Conference and FOX Sports Networks today announced a long-term media rights agreement that makes Prime Ticket, FOX Sports West, and FOX Sports San Diego the exclusive regional TV partners for Big West Conference sports commencing with the current 2012-13 season.
September 4, 2012 J.J. Thomas Heads West from Opelousas, Louisiana To Cal State Northridge Never in its 54-year basketball history has Cal State Northridge had a player from Opelousas, La. They do now.
August 26, 2012 CSUN Completes Canadian Tour Unbeaten with 96-56 Victory Over Fraser Valley Cal State Northridge completed its Canadian tour with a perfect record on Saturday night with a 96-56 victory over the University of the Fraser Valley.
August 25, 2012 Matadors Score 113-56 Win Over Quest University in Canadian Exhibition Game Cal State Northridge started fast and never looked back in posting a resounding 113-56 victory over Quest University in an exhibition men’s basketball game Friday night.
August 24, 2012 Cal State Northridge Enjoys Hard-Earned 89-85 Victory Over the University of Victoria The competition proved to be much tougher for Cal State Northridge in its exhibition game against the University of Victoria on Thursday night at McKinnon Gym.
August 23, 2012 Cal State Northridge overwhelms Vancouver Island University, 85-45, In Exhibition Game Cal State Northridge ran its fast break to near perfection as the Matadors rolled to a 85-45 victory over Vancouver Island University in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
August 22, 2012 Matador Basketball Team Arrives In Vancouver, Canada Get Ready Canada … Cal State Northridge has arrived ... The Matador basketball team is on a six-day, four-game tour of America’s friend to the North. Sixteen CSUN players, five coaches (including head coach Bobby Braswell) and several staff administrators arrived in Vancouver, Canada, late Tuesday night.
August 8, 2012 Canada Awaits Matador Basketball Team Fifteen members of the 2012-13 Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team will experience a memorable trip to a foreign country when the Matadors head to Canada for a six-day, four-game, sightseeing tour of America’s friend to the North.
July 19, 2012 UCLA, Arizona State, BYU, Utah Headline CSUN Basketball Schedule The 55th season of Cal State Northridge men’s basketball promises to be just as competitive and exciting as the previous 54 years.
April 24, 2012 Tre Hale-Edmerson To Play Basketball At Cal State Northridge Tre Hale-Edmerson, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound power forward from Stoneridge Prep School (Simi Valley, Ca), has announced plans to join the Matador basketball program in the Fall of 2012, according to Cal State Northridge head coach Bobby Braswell.
April 23, 2012 Landon Drew Signs National Letter of Intent With Cal State Northridge Landon Drew, a 6-0, 175-point-guard, enjoyed an excellent senior season (2011-12) at basketball power Fairfax High School (Los Angeles, Ca), and will now take his hoops talents to Cal State Northridge where he has signed a national letter of intent to start playing for the Matadors in 2012-13, according to Matador head coach Bobby Braswell.
April 10, 2012 Stephan Hicks Named Freshman All-American The post-season honors for Stephan Hicks just keep pouring in.
March 14, 2012 Northridge Men's Basketball 2011-12 Season Review In addition to being named Big West Freshman of the Year, guard/forward Stephan Hicks and sophomore guard Josh Greene received Honorable Mention as voted on by the nine conference head coaches.
March 5, 2012 Hicks, Greene Earn All-Big West Accolades In addition to being named Big West Freshman of the Year, guard/forward Stephan Hicks and sophomore guard Josh Greene received Honorable Mention recognition as voted on by the nine conference head coaches
February 29, 2012 Northridge Falls to Cal State Fullerton in Season Finale, 87-76 The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team dropped its season finale against Cal State Fullerton 87-76 Wednesday night at Titan Gym.
February 28, 2012 Northridge Faces Cal State Fullerton in Season Finale Defeated by two points on a last-second layup by Cal State Fullerton guard Kwame Vaughn in its last meeting, Cal State Northridge will look to avenge that home loss, end the Titans’ 10-game home win streak, and conclude the 2011-12 season in victorious fashion Wednesday evening inside Titan Gym.
February 25, 2012 Matadors Defeated in Overtime by UC Irvine, 94-85 Competing in its first overtime game in more than two years, Cal State Northridge was outscored by an 11-2 margin in the final five minutes of Saturday’s game, and fell to UC Irvine by a final score of 94-85.
February 25, 2012 Matadors Ready for Prime Time Matchup on Prime Ticket Cal State Northridge will make its final television appearance of the season tonight, at UC Irvine, in a game that will be broadcasted on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
February 23, 2012 Cal State Northridge Basketball Game At St. Mary's - Cancelled The St. Mary’s men’s basketball game against Cal State Northridge has been cancelled, according to the Gaels Athletic Department.
February 22, 2012 Northridge Falls in the Final Seconds to UC Riverside, 63-61 Cal State Northridge scored nine unanswered points in the final five minutes of the second half to tie the game at 61 apiece, but two free throws from UC Riverside's Robert Smith helped his Highlanders defeat the Matadors 63-61 in CSUN's 2011-12 home finale.
February 21, 2012 For the Love of the Game When you see freshman Allan Guei play on the court, people think he plays basketball with passion and hustle. Well you are correct; however, basketball was not his first love.
February 21, 2012 Matadors Face UC Riverside in 2011-12 Home Finale, Seek Season Sweep Cal State Northridge began its Big West road schedule with a 63-52 victory on Jan. 2, at UC Riverside, and can earn its eighth regular season sweep over the Highlanders in the last nine years with another victory Wednesday night.
February 18, 2012 Matadors Fall to Fresno State, 62-49 Josh Greene led all players in scoring with 20 points, but a second-half scoring outburst by Fresno State was enough to defeat Cal State Northridge 62-49 in Saturday night’s Sears BracketBusters game.
February 15, 2012 Five Matadors Finish in Double Figures as CSUN Dominates Cal Poly, 94-81 Led by Josh Greene with 23 points, five Matadors finished in double figures to help Northridge end its four-game slide Wednesday night with a 94-81 victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs.
February 14, 2012 Northridge Opens Three-Game Homestand Against Cal Poly, Fresno State Cal State Northridge will look to end its current four-game slide against the Cal Poly Mustangs this Thursday evening.
February 11, 2012 Matadors Suffer 62-61 Last-Second Setback at Pacific An off-balanced, fadeaway shot by Pacific forward Ross Rivera with 1.9 seconds left in the game brought a difficult end to the Matadors' Northern California road trip, as Cal State Northridge fell 62-61 Saturday night at the Alex G. Spanos Center.
February 9, 2012 Northridge Defeated by UC Davis, 79-71 A three-point shot by UC Davis’ Tyler Les with 53 seconds left in the game created a lead too large for Cal State Northridge to erase as the Matadors were defeated 79-71 by the host Aggies Thursday night at The Pavilion.
February 7, 2012 Matadors End Three-Game Road Swing at UC Davis, Pacific Cal State Northridge will end its three-game road swing with games this Thursday and Saturday at UC Davis and Pacific.
February 4, 2012 Greene’s Career-High Not Enough as Northridge Falls To Long Beach State, 75-67 Down by as many as 11 points in the second half, Cal State Northridge battled back and was able to decrease its deficit to only five entering the final minutes of Saturday’s Big West game at Long Beach State.
February 3, 2012 Fox Sports West, Comcast SportsNet California to Televise Next Two Northridge Men's Basketball Games Fox Sports West and Comcast SportsNet California will televise the next two Cal State Northridge men's basketball games starting with this Saturday's return matchup between the Matadors and the Long Beach State 49ers.
February 2, 2012 Northridge Suffers 85-70 Setback to UC Santa Barbara Josh Greene recorded a team-high 15 points, and was one of three Matadors who finished with a double-digit scoring effort Thursday night.
February 1, 2012 Matadors Begin Second Round of Big West Games Against UCSB, at Long Beach State The Cal State Northridge Matadors will return to action this week in two Big West games versus UC Santa Barbara Thursday, and at Long Beach State on Saturday.
January 30, 2012 Northridge Hosts Fresno State in Sears BracketBusters Game The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team will face Fresno State from the Western Athletic Conference in this year’s Sears BracketBusters matchup as announced on Monday.
January 28, 2012 Matadors Snap Three-Game Skid with 76-68 Win at CSU Bakersfield Led by Stephan Hicks and his career-high 26 points, four Northridge starters scored 10 or more points to help the Matadors defeat the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners 76-68 in Saturday’s road non-conference game.
January 26, 2012 Northridge Drops Heartbreaker to Cal State Fullerton, 70-68 Trailing by as many as 10 points in the second half to a veteran Cal State Fullerton squad, Northridge battled back to tie the game at 68 apiece with 75 seconds left on the clock.
January 25, 2012 Matadors Seek Fourth Straight Victory Against Fullerton, Travel To Bakersfield This Week Cal State Northridge will look to reverse its fortunes this week agains Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, and at Cal State Bakersfield this Saturday.
January 21, 2012 Matadors Defeated by Cal Poly, 100-54 Facing a sizable deficit at halftime due to Cal Poly’s once-in-a-lifetime success from three-point distance, Cal State Northridge fell to the Mustangs 100-54 Saturday night at Mott Gymnasium.
January 20, 2012 Northridge Will Now End 2011-12 Season at Saint Mary’s Cal State Northridge men’s basketball has added a late-season game against Saint Mary’s, and will now end its 2011-12 season on the road against the Gaels.
January 19, 2012 Late-Game Rally Falls Short, Matadors Defeated 69-61 by UC Santa Barbara Led by Stephan Hicks and Aqeel Quinn who finished with a team-high 18 and 12 points respectively, Cal State Northridge fell to UC Santa Barbara 69-61 in Thursday night’s Big West game.
January 18, 2012 Matadors Return to the Road for Big West Games at UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly Competing in its first road game since defeating UC Riverside on Jan. 2, Cal State Northridge will begin its Central California road trip this Thursday against UC Santa Barbara.
January 14, 2012 Northridge Erases Double-Digit Deficit to Defeat UC Davis, 84-80 Led by Vinnie McGhee who finished with a season-high 16 points, Cal State Northridge rallied from a late 11-point deficit to end its three-game homestand with an 84-80 victory over the UC Davis Aggies.
January 12, 2012 Matadors Fall to Pacific, 79-59 The Pacific Tigers defeated Cal State Northridge 79-59 in Thursday's Big West Conference game at the Matadome.
January 13, 2012 Fox Sports Selects CSUN-Long Beach State Return Matchup as its “Wild Card” Telecast Fox Sports has made its “Wild Card” selection for the round of Big West men’s basketball games scheduled on Saturday, Feb. 4, and will now televise the Cal State Northridge at Long Beach State contest live from the Walter Pyramid.
January 11, 2012 Pacific, UC Davis Visit The Matadome This Week Cal State Northridge will wrap-up its three-game homestand this Thursday, and Saturday against the Pacific Tigers and UC Davis Aggies.
January 7, 2012 Matadors Begin Homestand with 81-68 Loss to Long Beach Able to remain within striking distance throughout most of the game, Cal State Northridge just could not erase its eight-point halftime deficit, as Long Beach State pulled away in the final minutes of Saturday’s game to defeat the Matadors by a score of 81-68.
January 3, 2012 Matadors Lead from Start to Finish, Defeat UC Riverside 63-52 It was a complete team effort that helped Cal State Northridge (4-8, 1-1 BWC) earn its first conference victory Monday evening as the Matadors led the entire game en route to a 63-52 win over UC Riverside.
January 5, 2012 Matadors Begin Three-Game Homestand Against Long Beach State Five days after handing UC Riverside its first conference loss of the season, Cal State Northridge will look to hand Long Beach State a similar result when the teams face one another this Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Matadome.
January 1, 2012 Matadors Begin the New Year at UC Riverside, Seek First Big West Win Looking to rebound from their loss suffered in last Thursday’s conference opener, the Matadors hope to ring in the new year with their first Big West win of the season against UC Riverside.
December 29, 2011 Furious Second Half Comeback Falls Short as UC Irvine Tops Matadors, 71-62 A 28-9 Cal State Northridge run in the second half nearly erased UC Irvine’s 19-point halftime lead, as the Matadors were able to decrease that deficit to only three points heading into the final minutes of Thursday night’s conference-opener.
December 28, 2011 Matadors Set to Open Big West Play Thursday Against UC Irvine In a battle of two of the youngest teams in the NCAA, Cal State Northridge (3-7, 0-0 Big West) and UC Irvine (3-9, 0-0 Big West) open the conference season Thursday, Dec. 29 at The Matadome
December 22, 2011 Matadors Fall at Washington 74-51 A quick start for Washington proved too much to overcome as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (3-7) dropped a 74-51 decision to the Huskies (6-5) on Thursday night at Alaska Airlines Arena. The game was the final non-conference tune-up for Northridge before opening Big West Conference play next week at The Matadome.
December 20, 2011 Final Pre-Conference Tuneup Takes Matadors to Washington to Face the Huskies Cal State Northridge (3-6, 0-0 Big West) takes a season-high two-game winning streak into its final non-conference game of 2011 as the Matadors travel to Seattle to take on the Washington Huskies (5-5) on Thursday, Dec. 22.
December 17, 2011 Total Team Effort Leads Matadors to 99-58 Victory Over Pacifica Cal State Northridge matched a season-high with six players scoring in double figures as the Matadors pulled away in a dominating second half to top the visiting Pacifica College Gladiators 99-58 Saturday night in The Matadome.
December 16, 2011 Michael Lizarraga Granted Season of Competition Waiver The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball program announced that Michael Lizarraga has been granted a season of competition waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible to play for the Matadors for the final 20 games of the 2011-12 season beginning Saturday against Pacifica College.
December 15, 2011 Matadors Look to Continue Momentum Saturday Against Pacifica After concluding its brief two-game road trip on a positive note last Saturday at Pepperdine, Cal State Northridge returns to The Matadome for its penultimate non-league game against Pacifica College on Saturday, Dec. 17
December 10, 2011 Strong Second Half Propels Matadors to First Road Win, 73-70 at Pepperdine Freshman Stephan Hicks led four Northridge scorers in double figures with a game-high 18 points as Cal State Northridge posted its first road win of the 2011-12 season with a 73-70 win over Pepperdine Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse.
December 7, 2011 Matador Road Swing Continues Saturday at Pepperdine Cal State Northridge wraps up its two-game road trip with a non-league game at Pepperdine on Saturday, Dec. 10 ... Game time is 7:00 p.m
December 4, 2011 Matadors Drop 71-58 Decision at Santa Clara Freshman Stephan Hicks scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds but it wasn't enough to prevent Cal State Northridge from dropping its third straight game, 72-58 to Santa Clara Saturday at the Leavy Center.
November 29, 2011 Cal State Northridge Hosts Cal State Bakersfield Over the past couple years, Cal State Northridge and Cal State Bakersfield have formed a key rivalry. Three of the last five games have been decided by two points or less
November 26, 2011 Drake University Downs Cal State Northridge, 73-49 It’s cold everywhere you turn in this Midwestern city. Outside temperatures hovered in the high 30’s, and inside at the Knapp Center, Cal State Northridge recorded equally cold shooting in dropping a 73-49 decision to Drake University in a non-league game on Saturday night.
November 24, 2011 Cal State Northridge Travels To Drake University Here we go again ... Another road game ... Cal State Northridge has seen enough of the country already ... Three of the four games thus far during the 2011-12 season have been at USC (11/11/11), at Hawai’i (11/14/11) and at Boise State (11/19/11)
November 23, 2011 Cal State Northridge Overwhelms San Diego Christian, 95-68 After an exhausting road trip that saw Cal State Northridge earn extensive frequent flier miles traveling from USC, to Hawai’I and then to Boise State, the Matadors returned home to its friendly fans and its cozy home court, the Matadome, and the result was certainly sweet.
November 22, 2011 Cal State Northridge Hosts San Diego Christian Cal State Northridge opens its 2011-12 home season when the Matadors host San Diego Christian on Tuesday, November 22, 2011
November 22, 2011 Cal State Northridge To Honor Matador Interpreter Michael Lizarraga had a dream to play major college basketball when he arrived on the Cal State Northridge campus in 2007.
November 19, 2011 Boise State Downs Cal State Northridge, 103-61 Rebounding or the lack of it doomed Cal State Northridge in a Saturday afternoon non-league basketball game at Boise State.
November 18, 2011 Donovan Johnson Signs National Letter of Intent with Cal State Northridge Donovan Johnson, a highly-recruited shooting guard, has decided to cast his future with Cal State Northridge. The 6-foot-3, 180-pounder has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Matador basketball program, according to CSUN head coach Bobby Braswell.
November 17, 2011 Brandon Perry Signs National Letter of Intent with Cal State Northridge Brandon Perry, a tough 6-foot-6, 260-pound forward, has signed a National Letter of Intent with Cal State Northridge, according to Matador head coach Bobby Braswell.
November 17, 2011 Cal State Northridge Travels To Boise State University Cal State Northridge continues its road trip with a non-league game Saturday afternoon at Boise State.
November 15, 2011 Cal State Northridge Falls at Hawai'i, 86-67 It was a tale of two halves for the Cal State Northridge basketball team.
November 13, 2011 Aloha from Cal State Northridge Basketball It’s not very often you see first hand the high-powered and highly sophisticated security that is afforded our world leaders.
November 13, 2011 Cal State Northridge Faces the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors In ESPN Game Aloha from Waikiki Beach ... Cal State Northridge is in Honolulu to face the University of Hawai'i in the first meeting between the two schools.
November 12, 2011 CSUN Fights To The End Before Falling to USC, 66-59 The USC Trojans handed the Matadors a 66-59 loss in the season opener for both teams on Friday night at the Galen Center. It was a contest the Matadors could have won.
November 10, 2011 Cal State Northridge Opens 2011-12 Season At USC Last year (2010-11), Cal State Northridge head coach Bobby Braswell recruited eight freshmen players into the Matador basketball program. This year, the trend continues. Braswell has brought in another seven freshmen and along with two redshirt freshmen from 2010-11.
November 5, 2011 Cal State Northridge Easily Beats Cal Baptist, 86-51. Cal State Northridge scored early and often to hand Cal Baptist University a 86-51 beating in an exhibition game on Saturday afternoon at the Matadome.
November 3, 2011 Cal State Northridge (Men’s Basketball) Hosts Cal Baptist in Exhibition Game Cal State Northridge will play its only exhibition game of the 2011-12 season when the Matadors host the Lancers of Cal Baptist at The Matadome on Saturday, November 5.
October 20, 2011 Cal State Northridge Tabbed For Eighth place in Big West Pre-Season Poll. Last year, Cal State Northridge men’s basketball was pegged to finish eighth in the annual Big West Conference pre-season media poll. The team finished third.
October 4, 2011 CSUN Basketball Featured Three Times on Television in 2011-12 During the past four seasons, Cal State Northridge has been featured prominently on television (29 times to be exact), including games on CBS, Fox Sports Net and ESPNU.
September 14, 2011 Cal State Northridge Faces Hawaii in ESPN Game Aloha ... Cal State Northridge is heading to Honolulu for a nationally-televised men’s basketball game at the University of Hawaii on November 14.
August 11, 2011 USC, Washington Headline Cal State Northridge 2011-12 Schedule Another competitive schedule awaits the Cal State Northridge men's basketball team in 2011-12.
December 22, 2010 CSUN Postgame Notes
December 7, 2010 CSUN Postgame Notes

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