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.
Fresno State drops quarterfinal matchup with Rams at 2013 Reese's Mountain West Basketball Championships
Fresno State enters the 2013 Reese's Mountain West Men's Basketball Championships as the No. 7 seed and opens on Wednesday in a Quaterfinal contest versus No. 2 seed Colorado State.
Fresno State heads into the Mountain West Basketball Championships as the No. 7 seed and riding the momentum of two straight quality conference wins.
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Last updated: Oct. 18, 2012
2012-13 (SENIOR): Played in 29 games, including 16 starts ... on the season, he averaged 8.6 points and 6.3 rebounds during an average of 22.2 minutes per game ... pulled down team-best 182 rebounds with 57 of those on the offensive glass ... made 85 out of 227 (37.4 percent) field goal attempts and went 24for-62 (38.7 percent) from beyond the 3-point arc ... converted 56 out of 77 (72.7 percent) free throw attempts ... also recorded 18 blocks, 15 steals and seven assists ... scored career-high 28 points on 9-of-10 shooting from both the field and free throw line to go with nine rebounds, which helped lead Fresno State to a 76-67 road win at Cal Poly on Nov. 19 ... hit career-high six 3-pointers in the Bulldogs' 61-52 road win at UNLV on March 9 ... posted 10 or more points in 10 games, including two with 25 or more points ... grabbed 10 or more rebounds in six contests ... recorded three double-doubles.
2011-12 (JUNIOR): In his first year at Fresno State, he appeared in all 33 games, including 14 starts ... on the season, he averaged 8.0 points and 5.42 rebounds (21.2 min/game) ... made 93 out of 220 (42.3%) field goal shots and seven 3-pointers ... converted 72 out of 108 (66.7%) free throws shots made ... also recorded four assists, 26 blocks and 22 steals.
PRIOR TO FRESNO STATE: Played sophomore season (2011-12) at College of Cetnral Flordai ... third-team NJCAA All-American and the Mid-Florida Conference Player of the Year, he averaged 17 points and eight rebounds per game in 2010-11 for the College of Central Florida ... the runner -up for the Florida Junior College State Player of the Year ... shot 53 percent from the floor and nearly 40 percent from three point range as he helped lead the Patriots to a 25-6 record and league title ... played his freshman season (2009-10) at George Mason ... scored 15 points and had nine rebounds against Georgia Tech.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 7, 1989 in Jamaica ... parents are Albert Foster and Marcia Radway ... has five siblings - three brothers, Steven and Sheldon Foster, and former Bulldog Alex Blair, as well as two sisters, Rose and Marcia Foster ... has a son, Kevin Foster, Jr. ... enjoys playing video games ... favorite athlete is Lebron James because he's the best ... biggest athletic thrills is dunking on people ... most admires his parents and God ... previously played at George Mason and the College of Central Florida ... majoring in communication.
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