2015–16 Cal State Northridge Matadors men's basketball team

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2015–16 Cal State Northridge Matadors men's basketball
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Conference Big West Conference
2015–16 record 10–20 (5–11 Big West)
Head coach Reggie Theus (3rd season)
Assistant coach Jason Levy
Assistant coach Chris Pompey
Assistant coach Jeff Theiler
Home arena Matadome
Seasons
2015–16 Big West men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Hawaii 13 3   .813     28 5   .848
UC Irvine 13 3   .813     28 10   .737
Long Beach State 12 4   .750     20 15   .571
UC Santa Barbara 11 5   .688     19 14   .576
UC Davis 6 10   .375     11 19   .367
UC Riverside 5 11   .313     14 19   .424
Cal State Northridge* 5 11   .313     10 20   .333
Cal Poly 4 12   .250     10 20   .333
Cal State Fullerton 3 13   .188     10 20   .333
*ineligible for postseason due to self-imposed ban due to academic fraud violations
2016 Big West Tournament winner

The 2015–16 Cal State Northridge Matadors men's basketball team represented California State University, Northridge (also known as CSUN) during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Matadors, led by third year head coach Reggie Theus, played their home games at the Matadome as members of the Big West Conference. On January 7, 2016, CSUN announced a self-imposed postseason ban due to academic fraud violations.[1] They postseason ban included the Big West Tournament. They finished the season, 10–20, 5–11 in Big West play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

Roster[edit]

2015–16 Cal State Northridge Matadors men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Kendall Smith 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr Deer Valley HS
UNLV
Antioch, CA
G 1 Micheal Warren 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Theodore Roosevelt HS Washington, D.C.
G 2 Landon Drew 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Sr Fairfax HS Los Angeles, CA
G 3 Darin Johnson (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Jr Sheldon HS
Washington
Sacramento, CA
F 4 Tavrion Dawson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 202 lb (92 kg) So Gardena Serra HS Long Beach, CA
F 5 Zacarry Douglas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Mt. Zion Prep Landover, MD
G 10 Jason Richardson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Junípero Serra HS Hawthorne, CA
F/C 11 Tre Hale-Edmerson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 211 lb (96 kg) Sr Stoneridge Prep Sheridan, OR
F/C 12 Olalekan Ajayi 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) RS Sr Quality Education Academy
Eastern Michigan
Lagos, Nigeria
G 13 Kelton Conway (W) 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 176 lb (80 kg) Fr El Camino Real HS Woodland Hills, CA
G 14 Aaron Parks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Lake Clifton HS Baltimore, MD
G 22 Mehran Nazarian (W) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr North HS Hawthorne, CA
G 23 Jerron Wilbut 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Downers Grove South HS Chicago, IL
F 24 Reggie Theus, Jr. (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 217 lb (98 kg) So Fairfax HS
South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
F 25 Rakim Lubin (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 257 lb (117 kg) So Buford HS
Connecticut
Miami, FL
C 45 Dylan Johns (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Copleston HS
Texas A&M
Ipswich, England
C 54 Blair Orr (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 252 lb (114 kg) So El Camino Real HS
Winnipeg
Camarillo, CA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Source: [1]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/05/2015*
7:00 PM
Cal State Los Angeles W 54–50 
Matadome 
Northridge, CA
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
5:00 PM, ESPN3
at Northern Illinois
NIU Showcase
L 71–83  0–1
Convocation Center (995)
DeKalb, IL
11/14/2015*
4:00 PM
vs. Wright State
NIU Showcase
W 72–67  1–1
Convocation Center (913)
DeKalb, IL
11/15/2015*
11:00 AM
at South Dakota
NIU Showcase
L 72–76  1–2
Convocation Center (888)
DeKalb, IL
11/18/2015*
7:00 PM, BigWest.TV
Vanguard (CA) W 72–52  2–2
Matadome (1,317)
Northridge, CA
11/23/2015*
6:00 PM, P12N
at USC L 61–96  2–3
Galen Center (1,317)
Los Angeles, CA
11/25/2015*
6:00 PM
at Loyola Marymount L 80–82 OT 2–4
Gersten Pavilion (1,951)
Los Angeles, CA
11/29/2015*
4:00 PM, P12N
at UCLA L 45–77  2–5
Pauley Pavilion (6,193)
Los Angeles, CA
12/05/2015*
7:00 PM, BigWest.TV
Pepperdine L 55–70  2–6
Matadome (1,078)
Northridge, CA
12/07/2015*
7:00 PM
at San Francisco L 61–65  2–7
War Memorial Gymnasium (1,138)
San Francisco, CA
12/17/2015*
7:00 PM
at Portland State W 77–71  3–7
Peter Stott Center (412)
Portland, OR
12/20/2015*
5:00 PM, BigWest.TV
Bethesda University W 79–49  4–7
Matadome (613)
Northridge, CA
12/23/2015*
7:00 PM
at San Diego L 63–82  4–8
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,634)
San Diego, CA
12/29/2015*
6:00 PM
at Idaho State L 78–83  4–9
Reed Gym (1,446)
Pocatello, ID
01/02/2016*
7:30 PM, BigWest.TV
Morgan State W 88–74  5–9
Matadome (876)
Northridge, CA
Big West regular season
01/06/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Long Beach State L 79–94  5–10
(0–1)
Matadome (704)
Northridge, CA
01/09/2016
6:00 PM
at Cal State Fullerton W 85–75  6–10
(1–1)
Titan Gym (677)
Fullerton, CA
01/14/2016
7:30 PM
at UC Davis L 62–63  6–11
(1–2)
The Pavilion (2,498)
Davis, CA
01/16/2016
7:30 PM, BigWest.TV
UC Riverside L 72–75  6–12
(1–3)
Matadome (1,103)
Northridge, CA
01/21/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Cal Poly W 76–74  7–12
(2–3)
Matadome (867)
Northridge, CA
01/23/2016
4:00 PM
at UC Santa Barbara L 61–74  7–13
(2–4)
The Thunderdome (1,693)
Santa Barbara, CA
01/27/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
UC Irvine L 63–73  7–14
(2–5)
Matadome (2,157)
Northridge, CA
02/03/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at UC Riverside W 73–71  8–14
(3–5)
UC Riverside Student Recreation Center (884)
Riverside, CA
02/06/2016
4:00 PM, ESPNU/ESPN3
at Long Beach State L 76–81  8–15
(3–6)
Walter Pyramid (2,538)
Long Beach, CA
02/10/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Cal State Fullerton W 75–67  9–15
(4–6)
Matadome (1,127)
Northridge, CA
02/13/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at UC Irvine L 84–93  9–16
(4–7)
Bren Events Center (2,486)
Irvine, CA
02/18/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Hawaii L 63–69  9–17
(4–8)
Matadome (1,683)
Northridge, CA
02/20/2016
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Cal Poly W 75–71  10–17
(5–8)
Mott Athletic Center (2,216)
San Luis Obispo, CA
02/25/2016
7:30 PM, Prime Ticket
UC Santa Barbara L 63–78  10–18
(5–9)
Matadome (1,290)
Northridge, CA
02/27/2016
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at Hawaii L 78–89  10–19
(5–10)
Stan Sheriff Center (10,300)
Honolulu, HI
03/05/2016
7:30 PM, ESPN3
UC Davis L 83–87  10–20
(5–11)
Matadome (769)
Northridge, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

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