The Fresno State men's basketball team dominated Saint Katherine College in its final tune-up before starting conference play later this week.
Fresno State improved to 3-1 at home this season as sophomore Paul Watson scored a game-high 23 points as the Bulldogs took down 2014 NCAA Tournament team Cal Poly.
Paul Watson scored 23 points and Karachi Edo added 21 to lead Fresno State
Bulldogs defeat Saints in CBI Championship Series Game Two to force a winner-take-all game on Saturday.
The Bulldogs will vie for their first road win over the Broncos since 2004 when Fresno State visits Boise State on Saturday at 6 p.m. PT on ESPN3.
Fresno State 69, Pepperdine 66
Men's Basketball falls to Colorado State, 81-73; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
Men's Basketball falls to UNLV, 73-61; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
USATSI photos men's basketball -- 1/31/15
The Fresno State men's basketball team defeated the Siena Saints in game two of the 2014 CBI Championship Series.
2015-16 (JUNIOR): Has started in all five games ... has averaged 24.0 minutes ... has averaged 8.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks ... recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds on Nov. 22 at Rice.
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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