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Some numbers from the season that was

The Matadors put up some impressive numbers despite losing 21 games.
The Matadors put up some impressive numbers despite losing 21 games.
Courtesy of CSUN

Although Cal State Northridge's men's basketball season is complete -- with the worst record (11-21) since 7-20 in 1995-96 -- the Matadores nonetheless put up some record-setting and impressive numbers.

Here is a sample, courtesy of the CSUN Media Relations Department:

* Cal State Northridge broke three school records during the 2009-10 season. The 933 free throw attempts broke the school record of 868 set during the 1996-67 season. CSUN made 624 free throws, breaking the old mark of 613 during 2000-01. Lenny Daniel set the school record with 44 blocks in a season, breaking the old mark of 37 set by Tremaine Townsend during the 2007-08 season. 

In fact, Daniel's 44 blocks is seventh on the school's career list.

* Daniel also had five blocks in three games (vs Idaho on 12/3/09, vs UC Riverside on 1/14/10, and vs Cal State Fullerton on 2/13/10), one short of the school record.

* Mark Hill had 12 free throws against Cal State Fullerton (2/13/10), ninth-best in school history.

* The 783 defensive rebounds are second-best in school history and only two short of the school record (785) set in 2000-01.

* Cal State Northridge scored 2,282 points, tied for 10th place with the 2008-09 team.

* The 431 offensive rebounds are third-best for a single season in school history.

* The 1,214 total rebounds are fourth-best for a single season.

Now for some Kenny Daniels marks:

* His 39 points vs Idaho (12/3/09) are third-best for a single game in CSUN history. Only 40 points by Mark Cooley at Cal State Fullerton (2/18/67) and  47 points by Ollie Carter vs Westmont (2/1/66) are better. The 39 points were the most by a Big West Conference player this season.

* He had 13 free throws against Idaho (12/3/09) which ranks seventh-best.

* He scored 498 points this season, 10th best in CSUN history.

* He made 144 free throws, tied for fifth-best in school history with Mark Cooley (1966-67).

* Finally, he had 180 free throw attempts, eighth-best in school history.

* The 32 games played by Raymond Cody, Kenny Daniels, Willie Galick, Vinnie McGhee and Tony Osunsanmi are second-best for a single season in school history.

Then there was the record-setting triple-overtime game against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 13:

* The 37 free throws made are second-best all-time at Cal State Northridge.

* The 49 free throw attempts are third-best for a single game.

* The 39 CSUN fouls tied the Matadome record originally set against Nevada (11/17/01).

*The 112 points scored by CSUN are 15th-best for a single game in school history.

*The 61 CSUN rebounds were ninth-best for a single game in school history.

* The seven CSUN team blocks were seventh-best for a single game in CSUN history.

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