Bulldogs' guard Tyler Johnson was named the team's Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season by the Fresno State coaching staff; roster taking shape for 2013-14 season.
Johnson leads team with 14 points.
Fresno State drops quarterfinal matchup with Rams at 2013 Reese's Mountain West Basketball Championships
Johnson's 21 points led the way for the Bulldogs.
The Fresno State men's basketball team needs to win one of its final two games for a chance at the No. 7 seed and an automatic spot in Quarterfinals of the upcoming Reese's Mountain West Basketball Championships.
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Last updated: June 21, 2013
2012-13 (JUNIOR): Appeared in all 30 games with 21 starts ... on the season, he averaged 5.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 25.5 minutes per game ... scored 158 points and logged a total of 764 minutes of action ... posted three double-digit scoring efforts ... converted 53 out of 133 (39.8%) field goal shots and 52 out of 84 (61.9%) free throw attempts ... also recorded 21 assists, 17 blocks and 37 steals throughout the season ... graduated after the season and has transferred to Santa Clara for his senior season while in graduate school.
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 33 games, with 29 starts ... on the season, he averaged 8.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 30.5 minutes per game ... scored 290 points and logged a total of 1,007 minutes of action ... converted 96 out of 199 (48.2%) field goal shots and 97 out of 144 (67.4%) free throw attempts ... also recorded 31 assists, 27 blocks and 35 steals throughout the season.
2010-11 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted the 2010-11 season.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 31 of the team's 33 games ... on the season, he averaged 2.9 points and 1.6 rebounds ... recorded a career-high 10 points, grabbed career-best seven rebounds and converted five of seven field goals (71.4 %) in road contest at Boise State on Jan. 30, 2010 ... played at least 10 minutes in 16 games with an average of 16 minutes per contests over the final 12 games.
HIGH SCHOOL: During his senior season, he averaged 16 points and eight rebounds per game ... as team captain, led Sacred Heart Cathedral to Division III state championship with 29-4 record ... named Cal-Hi Sports State (3x), All-WCAL (3x), and All-WCAL Co-MVP (as a senior) ... selected to 2006 Adidas Superstar Camp All Star Game and Adidas National Team.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 6, 1991 in Richmond, Calif. ... parents are Jerry and Ronna Brown ... has three sisters, Chantelle, Jerrace and Anastacia, and two brothers, Taylor and Jericlian ... played with Kevin Greene, who currently plays football for the University of Southern California ... enjoys hanging out with his family ... past experience in athletic leadership... fluent in sign language ... mentors younger children ... favorite athlete is Carmelo Anthony because he can play a variety of positions ... biggest athletic thrill is winning championships ... most admires his mom and dad because they support all their children daily ... chose to attend Fresno State because he always wanted to be a Bulldog ... also recruited by California, Seton Hall, Saint Mary's College and Washington.