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NBA Finals rematch good for league

NBA Finals rematch good for league
July 3, 2018

The Golden State Warriors faced the Cleveland Cavaliers for a fourth consecutive year in the NBA finals, and the Dubs captured their third NBA title in four years. It was a tough task getting past LeBron...

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB
May 10, 2018

After two years of playing for Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, sophomore guard Druce Asah announced last month he is leaving the program. Asah will transfer next year to Metropolitan State...

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs
May 10, 2018

The first round of the NBA playoffs has concluded, and all the lesser teams in both conferences have been eliminated. Now the semifinals have started, as the Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans...

NCAA rules need a major overhaul

A detail view of an Wilson NCAA basketball is seen on a court at Bracket Town on Sunday April 3, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher)
April 2, 2018

Former NBA commissioner, David Stern, established a rule in 2005 that players are not eligible for the NBA Draft until they are 19. This rule has since sparked much conversation and debate. It also brought...

These are the Warriors’ ideal opponents to face in the playoffs

These are the Warriors’ ideal opponents to face in the playoffs
March 14, 2018

It is time for the Golden State Warriors to begin their push towards the playoffs, where the games truly matter. In March, teams begin gearing towards the postseason. This is the point when teams start...

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay

Why Morgan Greene is en route to being the best women’s basketball player to step foot at East Bay
March 14, 2018

Standing at 5 feet 10 inches, the Phoenix Arizona native and California State East Bay’s standout forward, sophomore Morgan Greene is a force to be reckoned with. In only her second season as an active...

No, Zaza Pachulia isn’t a dirty player

No, Zaza Pachulia isn’t a dirty player
March 7, 2018

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia was in the middle of a controversial play when the Warriors demolished the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-80 on Feb. 24. Late in the third quarter, Thunder point...

Women’s basketball season ends

February 28, 2018

After winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference tournament two years in a row, it was shocking to see the California State East Bay Women’s basketball team lose in the...

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night
February 28, 2018

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team honored their three seniors, guards Jelani Mitchell and Drew Bender and center Kyle Frakes, on Saturday prior to the last home game of the 2017-18 season. “My...

Men’s basketball continues to struggle

Men’s basketball continues to struggle
January 31, 2018

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team continued to struggle over the weekend versus Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino. The Pioneers are currently on a six game losing streak and...

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Women’s basketball win streak snapped
January 17, 2018

After a three game win streak and having won seven out of their last eight games, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team was defeated by UC San Diego. The Pioneers kept up with San Diego,...

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Cal State Eastbay Men’s Basketball team during game against Stanislaus State
Warriors held on 6 th January 2018 at Pioneer Gymnasium at Hayward.
January 10, 2018

After two tough losses in the Inland Empire of Southern California versus Cal State San Bernardino and Cal Poly Pomona, the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team bounced back at home. The team...

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