July 10, 2020
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 5:18 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 1:03 pm LATEST: CSU System Joins State of California Lawsuit Challenging International Student Guidelines
  • 8:00 am Narrowing Down the List of Joe Biden’s Running Mate
  • 8:00 am New Ethnic Studies Requirement Reinforces CSUDH Fight for Racial Equality
  • 8:35 pm Trump Administration to International Students: Take Classes in Person or Leave the U.S.
  • 9:00 am Women’s Resource Center Bridges Transformative Justice and the Toro Community
Story tips, concerns, questions?

Photo courtesy of gotoros.com

By Jeremy Gonzalez, co-sports editor 

The CSUDH men’s basketball team celebrated Senior Night before their final home game Saturday, but the celebration–and any momentum gained from an overtime win Thursday night–were spoiled as the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes defeated them   64-58.

Even with the loss, CSUDH’s thrilling 86-82 overtime victory over No. 25 Cal Poly Pomona Thursday keeps them in playoff contention. The Toros, 8-12 in conference action, are in seventh place, a game ahead of Cal State LA and Cal State Monterey Bay.

If the Toros win either game this weekend on the road at San Francisco State Thursday or Sonoma State Saturday, they would advance to the playoffs for the fourth straight year.

Before Saturday’s game, four seniors (guard Jackson Cascio, guard Wonder Smith, center Andrew Whitsett and team manager Darrion Hatfield) were recognized for their time and dedication to the men’s basketball team. Each senior took center court with family, friends or loved ones to celebrate their final home game.

The Toros (12-14 overall) started three seniors for the final home game: Cascio, Smith and Whitsett. Juniors Colten Kresl and Kaden Bradley joined them in the starting lineup.

Cascio and Kresl immediately got the crowd on its feet by drilling back-to-back three-pointers to give the Toros a 6-0 lead. After exchanging baskets, the Coyotes (15-5 CCAA) went on a 9-0 run midway through the first half to jump ahead 17-10 over the Toros. 

CSSB’s defense smothered the Toro offense in the first half, limiting their ability to create space for open shots. The Toros did not look comfortable when they possessed the ball and found themselves down by 13 points at halftime. 

The Toros found offensive spark in the second half from Garcia and Kresl, who combined for the team’s first eight points. The team closed the gap to 47-43 with about eight minutes left in the game. 

Kresl continued to lead the offense but the comeback ultimately fell short. He finished with 27 points, six rebounds and six assists on the night. 

Smith had an off night for the Toros, shooting 3-18 from the field and finished with eight points and six rebounds. The Coyotes had three starters in double-figures. 

With the victory, No. 18 Cal State San Bernardino moves into second place in the conference standings, tied with Chico State and Cal Poly Pomona at 15-5. The Coyotes already clinched a playoff spot and a home game in the first round. Cal State Dominguez Hills remains in seventh place at 8-12 after Cal State San Marcos, Cal State LA and Cal State Monterey Bay all lost their games on Saturday as well. The Toros are half a game ahead of the Cougars and one full game ahead of the Golden Eagles and Otters.

The Toros need to win one of its final two road games to ensure its place in the CCAA tournament. The team hits the road next weekend for the final road trip of the regular season. 

The men face San Francisco State on Thursday night and Sonoma State on Saturday afternoon. 

Both games will be available to watch on the CCAA Network. Thursday night’s tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m.

csudhbulletin

RELATED ARTICLES
LEAVE A COMMENT

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: