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Mid-major Basketball: 5 biggest takeaways from 2019 recruiting classes

Nevada didn’t make it that high but had a splash of their own in McDonald’s All-American forward Jordan Brown. Things didn’t end up well between them but for last summer, the Wolf Pack was the talk of the town. The two best mid-major freshmen were Lamine Diane of Cal State Northridge and Antoine Davis, two of the biggest stat stuffers in all of NCAA Basketball last season. -- Busting Brackets

A decade after Great Recession chewed him up, homeless DJ feels almost back

In 2010 he landed a temporary position with the U.S. Census, but for the most part he counted on public address gigs for some income. His repertoire included announcing college games — soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball for Cal State Northridge and his alma mater in Long Beach. -- Orange County Register


CSUN Athletics has announced the hiring of Julieanne Manning as Director of Finance and Operations. Manning will be the primary financial officer and human resources liaison for the athletics department, in addition to managing the day-to-day Athletics Business Office operations and staff. “We are thrilled to have Julieanne join our Matador Athletics team,” said Executive Associate Athletics Director Valerie Richardson. Manning most recently served as the manager of the Finance Team for the Los Angeles County Risk Management Branch. -- CollegeAD

Where are they now? Kevin Singleton, 'the greatest Wildcat,' continues to fight

Singleton earned a master’s degree at Arizona, spent two years as a graduate assistant coach on Tomey’s staff and then took an entry-level job with Cal State Northridge’s football program. When the school eliminated football, Singleton was hired to work in the fitness equipment business by an old Wildcat teammate, Donnie Salum. --

Before Dickel, here are foreign coaches who took on consultant roles

Purves was hired as an active consultant of San Miguel in 2014, after he led the Indonesia Warriors to the Asean Basketball League (ABL) Finals where they lost to, ironically, the Beermen in the 2013 season. Prior to San Miguel and Indonesia, Purves held positions as director of basketball operations for the Sacramento State Hornets, assistant coach of Cal State Northridge, and video intern and video coordinator of the Sacramento Kings in the NBA. -- Sports Interactive Network - Philippines

Alford Announces Staff Additions for Wolf Pack Men's Basketball

Stephens joins the Wolf Pack staff after most recently working at Cal State Northridge. Originally from Southern California, he played football at the University of Idaho where he was a triple major in sociology, psychology and justice studies. He later returned to Idaho as a graduate assistant and worked in academics for the Vandals athletic department while working his master’s degree in education. He then served as an academic coordinator for the Vandals. -- KTVN