Marvelle Harris scored 18 points to lead Fresno State to a 68-63 victory over San Diego State to win the Mountain West title and earn its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2001.
The Fresno state men's basketball team has reached a conference tournament championship game for the first time since 2000.
Fresno State senior guard Marvelle Harris scored the Bulldogs' final 12 points, including a 10-0 game-winning run to end the game, as the 'Dogs rallied to beat Air Force 64-63 in thrilling fashion.
Marvelle Harris scores 25 points to lead the Bulldogs over Wyoming
Fresno State senior point guard Cezar Guerrero hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime, but the Bulldogs couldn't come up with enough stops in the extra session while falling 73-67 at San Diego State.
team practice and tournament press conference
San Diego State vs FresnoState
NCAA Basketball: Fresno State vs. Air Force
Utah State @ Fresno State
SDSU 73, Fresno State 67 January 19, 2016
2015-16 (JUNIOR): Named to the 2016 Mountain West All-Tournament team as the Bulldogs won the 2016 MW Tournament championship ... played in 32 games with 30 starts … on the season, he averaged 10.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game … logged a total of 785 minutes averaging 24.5 minutes per game … posted a total of 322 points, 202 rebounds, 52 blocks and 12 steals… scored season-high 15 points twice … posted at least 10 points in 21 games … pulled down at least 10 rebounds in six games … recorded six double-doubles on the season … made 100 percent (5-for-5) of his field goal attempts in the Bulldogs’ 64-63 win over Air Force on Feb. 24, 2016 … posted 14 points and three blocks in the Bulldogs’ NCAA Tournament appearance against third-seeded Utah.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): One of five Bulldogs to play in all 32 games, also earned 20 starts ... on the season, he averaged 8.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks ... logged a total of 716 minutes for an average of 22.4 minutes per game ... posted a total of 257 points, 136 rebounds (including team-best 66 offensive rebounds) ... led the team in field goal shooting (93-for-165, 56.4 percent) and went 71-for-105 (67.6 percent) at the free throw line ... ranked seventh (season) at 1.3 bpg and 10th (conference games only) at 1.1 bpg in the MW in blocked shots ... tallied 12 games with at least 10 points and two double-doubles, including a season-best 21 points and 10 rebounds in the Bulldogs' 72-63 win over UC Irvine, who went on to win the Big West Tournament and nearly upset Louisville in the NCAA Tournament ... started 10 of the Bulldogs' last 11 games of the season.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played in 39 games, earning eight starts ... on the season, he averaged 4.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game ... led the team with a 49.6 percent field goal percentage (63-for-127) ... finished second on the team in blocked shots (32) ... scored 10 or more points in four non-conference games ... scored a season-high 13 points in Bulldogs' 104-43 win over UC Merced on Dec. 28, 2013 ... recorded his first career double-double (10 points/10 rebounds) in 92-59 win over San Diego Christian College on Nov. 25, 2013 ... scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds to key 75-67 road win at Nevada on Feb. 12, 2014 ... in CBI contests, he averaged 3.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Lloyd V. Berkner High School in Richardson, Texas ... first-team all-state, All-Dallas/Fort Worth area, all-district and all-conference ... averaged 16.5 points and 10.7 rebounds per game ... led team to the semifinals of the Texas state championships.
PERSONAL: Mother is U' Edo ... has one sister ... majoring in pre-business.
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