Pink Uniforms, Halftime Honors and Plenty of Hardwood Action at Basketball Doubleheader, Feb. 7

  • CSUN women's basketball team wearing pink jerseys.

    The CSUN women's basketball team will wear pink jerseys on Feb. 7 to commemorate the Play 4 Kay initiative, which raises funds and awareness in the battle against breast cancer. Photo by CSUN Athletics.

  • Ashlee Guay in 2014 Pink Game.

    CSUN senior Ashlee Guay, the reigning Big West Player of the Year, in game action from last season's Pink Game. Photo by CSUN Athletics.

  • Vicki Allen to be honored.

    Vicki Allen, the assistant director for the Matador Involvement Center, will be honored during a special ceremony for Black History Month at halftime of the CSUN men's game on Feb. 7.

  • Fraternity members at pink table.

    This image from outside last year's Pink Game features members of the Tau Omega Rho fraternity, which raises funds and awareness in the battle against breast cancer. Photo by CSUN Athletics.

  • Stephen Maxwell in for the dunk.

    CSUN senior Stephen Maxwell is averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds for the Matadors, who will wear pink laces to continue the theme from the women's game. Photo by CSUN Athletics.

Saturday, Feb. 7 is shaping up as a jam-packed, action-filled basketball doubleheader at The Matadome.

Tipping off the day is the CSUN women’s basketball game against Cal State Fullerton, which is the annual Pink Game. Honoring the memory of the former NC State women’s basketball coach Kay Yow, who passed away after a brave battle against breast cancer, the game raises funds and awareness for the Play 4 Kay initiative and its fight against breast cancer. The Matador women will wear pink uniforms, and fans wearing pink will be admitted at a discounted ticket of $5.

Fans will receive pom poms and pink ribbons, and the Tau Omega Rho fraternity will be raising money for Play 4 Kay throughout the evening, with members of the fraternity riding a stationary bike during the game as one of the fundraising efforts. After the final buzzer the Matadors will receive their 2014 Big West championship rings in a special ceremony in the CSUN Athletics building.

The Matador men’s team takes on Big West leader UC Davis in the nightcap, yet the action will hardly be on the hardwood. Before the game, the It’s On Us campaign launches on campus. This is part of the public awareness campaign that began in 2014 under the direction of President Obama. It’s On Us seeks to combat campus sexual assault nationwide, and students are encouraged to sign a pledge to join the campaign as well as to get more involved on campus.

During the game, the Matadors will wear pink laces to carry the theme from the women’s game. At halftime of the men’s game, Vicki Allen, the assistant director of the Matador Involvement Center, will be honored as a part of Black History Month.

Separate tickets are required for both games, and fans looking for more information can go to