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.
The Fresno State men's basketball team heads to Fort Collins for a Wednesday night Mountain West battle with Colorado State.
The Bulldogs set the tone right from the start and picked up its first Mountain West conference win against a Wyoming team that had been ranked 25th in the nation last week.
Last Updated: Oct. 18, 2012
HIGH SCHOOL: Led Windsor High School to the SCL championship and a 28-7 record in his senior season as a team captain ... set the WHS record with 1,307 career points scored ... earned SCL Most Valuable Player and All-Empire Athlete of the Year honors ... named first-team All-SCL and first-team All-Sonoma County in 2010 ... also named to the SCL all-star team, Cardinal Newman Rose City and Elsie Allen All-Tournament teams ... as a senior, averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds per game ... as a junior, averaged 16 points and nine rebounds per game ... as a sophomore, averaged 16 points per game.
PERSONAL: Born April 17, 1994 in Santa Rosa, Calif. ... parents are Alec and Barbara Giddings ... has one brother, Collin, and one sister, Gabrielle ... enjoys camping, listening to music and spending time with his family and friends ... was named Windsor High's prom king ... biggest athletic thrill is being in a game with a huge and noisy crowd ... most admires his mom and dad because they raised him to be who he is today, as well as Mike Farmer, because he is a great mentor in his life ... chose to attend Fresno State because he liked the coaching staff and heat, as well as it is close to home ... major is undeclared.