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February 4, 2010
Tanner Nua had 17 kills and Theo Edwards added 16 as the Cal State Northridge men's volleyball team validated its No. 1 national ranking with a 30-26, 30-28, 9-30, 26-30, 15-10 victory over No. 2 USC in front of a capacity crowd Wednesday night at the Matadome. Northridge took sole possession of first place in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. It was the Matadors' 15th consecutive victory over USC dating to March 2004. Northridge took a 3-0 lead in the decisive game and never relinquished it. Nua served two straight aces to end the match.
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April 26, 2014 | By James Barragan
The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest - the teams that made classroom performance a priority. Here is what we found at Northridge: Above the desk on the left side of his office is an acknowledgment of what Marcelo Leonardi considers to be his proudest accomplishment as Cal State Northridge's women's water polo coach.
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February 25, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
Brandon Martin , a former USC basketball team captain, has been named athletic director at Cal State Northridge. Martin, 39, was a senior associate athletic director at Oklahoma. He previously worked as a senior associate athletic director at USC. It will be a return to the San Fernando Valley for Martin, who once played for Cleveland High in Reseda. He averaged 31 points a game his senior year in 1992 after transferring to Washington Prep. He was on the honor roll every semester at USC. ALSO: Derek Fisher gets another late-season deal from Thunder Kobe Bryant turns back clock, and Mavericks , in Lakers ' 103-99 win NBA debating whether to fine Mark Cuban for comment on Kobe Bryant
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March 26, 2014
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February 7, 2010
MEN at Long Beach State 65, Cal State Northridge 51: T.J. Robinson scored 15 points to lift the 49ers (11-12, 5-5 Big West). Kenny Daniels had 18 points for the Matadors (9-14, 4-6). UC Riverside 76, at Cal State Fullerton 59: Kyle Austin had 35 points and 11 rebounds for the Highlanders (9-14, 3-8 Big West). Larry Gurganious also had 11 rebounds for Riverside. Aaron Thompson had 16 points for the Titans (11-11, 5-5). UC Santa Barbara 81, at UC Davis 77: James Nunnally had 24 points to lead the Gauchos (13-8, 8-3 Big West)
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June 21, 2013 | By Gary Klein
Greg Moore has been hired as baseball coach at Cal State Northridge, Athletic Director Brandon Martin announced. Moore was associate head coach at the University of San Francisco the last three seasons. “I want to bring a passion to improve every day, on and off the field,” Moore said in a statement. “I want to make the San Fernando Valley proud of its baseball team.” Moore replaces Matt Curtis, whose contract was not renewed. Curtis was 77-89 in three seasons, including 31-26 this season.
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December 20, 2012 | By Lisa Dillman
It was a night of history for the Cal State Northridge women's basketball program. The Matadors beat No. 12 UCLA, 77-72, on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion, the first time they've defeated a ranked team in their Division I history. And it was their first victory against UCLA, having lost nine previous times to the Bruins. In fact, it was the Matadors' first victory against a Pac-12 conference team since 1996. "We knew this was going to be like a Super Bowl to them," UCLA Coach Cori Close said.
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February 26, 2009
at Cal State Northridge 62, UC Santa Barbara 57: Rodrigue Mels scored 19 points and the Matadors, 13-12 overall and 9-4 in the Big West Conference, used a barrage of free throws to rally past the Gauchos (12-14, 5-8) in a game that featured 50 turnovers and 47 fouls. The Matadors used a 33-15 run in the second half, though they made only one field goal in the last 10 minutes. -- TONIGHT UC Irvine at Long Beach State...7 Cal State Fullerton at UC Riverside...7 San Francisco at Loyola Marymount..
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November 24, 2009
Texas San Antonio 66, UC Irvine 56: Eric Wise scored 23 points but the Anteaters (2-2) couldn't overcome 50% shooting by the Roadrunners (3-0) at Richmond, Ky. at Western Kentucky 68, Cal State Northridge 67: Anthony Sally made a free throw with 4.7 seconds left to lift the Hilltoppers (2-1). Kenny Daniels led the Matadors (1-3) with 19 points. at UC Santa Barbara 76, San Francisco 65: Orlando Johnson scored 25 points and James Nunnally had 20 to lead the Gauchos (3-0)
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July 3, 2009 | Richard Winton
The 22-year-old son of Cal State Northridge's basketball coach, along with a 23-year-old Northridge basketball player and another man, pleaded no contest Thursday to burglary and grand theft stemming from a theft at Best Buy. Jeffrey Robert Braswell, son of Coach Bobby Braswell, pleaded no contest to five felony counts, including one count of second-degree commercial burglary, three counts of grand theft over $400 and one count of identity theft, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Jeff Stodel.
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March 25, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame player Josh Goossen-Brown, a senior transfer from Cal State Northridge, is making major contributions at the University of San Diego. He had eight hits, two home runs and three RBIs in action last week. He has four home runs and is batting .350.     Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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March 24, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Sophomore left-hander Jeremy Polon struck out five and allowed three hits in El Camino Real's 6-0 victory over Marshall on Monday. Edgar Vela had three hits and Eric Yang contributed two RBIs. In Arizona, Harvard-Westlake suffered its first defeat, losing to Horizon, 1-0, in eight innings. Jack Flaherty struck out 14 and allowed two hits in seven shutout innings, increasing his two-year scoreless streak to 41 innings. Santa Barbara picked up a 1-0 win over Chicago Marian Catholic.
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March 22, 2014 | By Gary Klein
Cal State Northridge's women's basketball team is focused on Sunday's NCAA tournament game against South Carolina. But when the Matadors arrived in Seattle on Friday, one of their topics of discussion was 14th-seeded Mercer's upset of perennial power Duke in the NCAA men's tournament. "It lets you know that anything can happen on any given day," Northridge guard Ashlee Guay said during a phone interview. "It's motivational. " Northridge (18-14), the No. 16-seeded team, will try to knock off top-seeded South Carolina (27-4)
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March 18, 2014 | By Chris Dufresne, This post has been corrected. See below for details
Cal Poly basketball, entering the NCAA tournament with 13-19 record, has a tough enough time getting national respect. But shouldn't people at least know where the Mustangs are from? There has been some confusion over Cal Poly as the team prepares for Wednesday's "First Four" game in Dayton against Texas Southern. Some people think the team is from Pomona. "We've seen that one before we played the [Big West] championship game," Poly guard Kyle Odister said at the team's NCAA news conference in Dayton.
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March 17, 2014 | By Gary Klein
No. 16 CSUN (18-14) vs. No. 1 South Carolina (27-4) Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle How they got here: Northridge won the Big West Conference regular-season championship and also won the conference tournament. South Carolina won the Southeastern Conference regular-season title but lost to Kentucky in the SEC tournament semifinals. Last 10 games: Northridge 8-2, South Carolina 8-2. Cal State Northridge lineup: Starters - G Ashlee Guay (16.3 ppg, 4.8 rpg)
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March 17, 2014 | By Gary Klein
USC will play St. John's and Cal State Northridge will play South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament. Connecticut (34-0), Notre Dame (32-0), South Carolina (27-4) and Tennessee (27-5) are the top-seeded teams in a 64-team bracket that was announced Monday. The tournament begins Saturday and ends with the Final Four April 6-8 in Nashville. USC (22-12), which won the Pac-12 Conference tournament,  is seeded ninth in the Louisville Regional and will play eighth-seeded St. John's (22-10)
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March 17, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 The, "Welcome Home" signs are out for six college baseball players from Southern California who play for Stony Brook in New York. The school is in Southern California playing UC Riverside, USC and Cal State Northridge. The players are Robert Chavarria (Marina), Jeremy Giles (Claremont), Chad Lee (Damien), Josh Mason (Crespi), Brandon McNitt (Bishop Amat) and Daniel Zamora (Bishop Amat). Stony Brook plays USC on Tuesday and Cal State Northridge on Wednesday. McNitt, a pitcher, struck out 10 in seven innings recently against Wake Forest.
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March 17, 2014 | By Gary Klein
USC's women's basketball team gathered Monday among family, fans and athletic department personnel to learn its NCAA tournament opponent and destination. A stirring run to win the Pac-12 Conference tournament March 9 ensured there would be no sense of bubble-induced foreboding, only eager anticipation. When USC's name flashed during the televised announcement of the 64-team field, the reception room in the Galen Center erupted in cheers and applause. USC, making its first tournament appearance since 2006, will play St. John's on Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.
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