Fresno State senior guard Marvelle Harris is the third Bulldog to ever be named as a conference preseason player of the year.
Fresno State senior guards Marvelle Harris and Cezar Guerrero were named to preseason All-Mountain West teams in 2015-16 season previews produced by both Athlon and Lindy's Magazines.
Fresno State's Marvelle Harris was the only non-senior to earn a spot on the NABC's First Team All-District 17 after leading the Mountain West steals and finishing second in assists and scoring.
Fresno State posted its best conference win total in eight seasons with 10 wins against Mountain West opponents during the 2014-15 season, continuing to rise in a talented league.
The Fresno State men's basketball team defeated San Francisco 78-71 on Nov. 19, 2015 at the Save Mart Center.
Fresno State falls 71-52 at Boise State
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
Last updated on November 28, 2015
• 2014-15 All-Mountain West First Team (Coaches)
• 2014-15 Mountain West All-Defensive Team (Coaches)
• 2014-15 All-Mountain West First Team (Select Media Panel)
• 2014-15 NABC First-Team All-District 17
• 2013-14 All-Mountain West Honorable Mention (Coaches/Media)
2015-16 (SENIOR): Selected 2015-16 MW Preseason Player of the Year ... honored as MW Player of the Week for games played Nov. 16-22 ... has started all five games ... has averaged 35.0 minutes ... has averaged 20.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 2.4 steals ... is ranked No. 11 on Fresno State's all-time scoring list ... scored a season-high 26 points on Nov. 22 at Rice.
2014-15 (JUNIOR): While leading the Bulldogs in nearly every statistical category and serving as the team's captain, led the Mountain West in steals (65, 2.0 spg) and finished second in assists (3.8 apg) and scoring (526) while averaging 16.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.0 steals per game ... delivered arguably the best performance by any Mountain West player throughout the season when he went off for a career-high 40 points while making 14-for-23 (60.9 percent) from the field and tied a career-best with five 3-pointers ... seventh Bulldog to ever join the 40-point club and delivered the eighth 40-point effort in school history ... finished the year ranked No. 17 on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,306 career points - 645 points away from tying Melvin Ely as the program's all-time scoring leader ... scored in double figures for 27 consecutive games to end the regular season before missing double-digits in the Bulldogs' season-ending MW Tournament quarterfinal loss to Colorado State ... earned first-team All-Mountain West honors from both the league's head coaches and a select media panel ... the MW coaches also credited his defensive prowess with a spot on the league's All-Defensive Team ... only non-senior to earn first-team All-Mountain West honors this season ... played in all 32 games with 31 starts ... posted one double-double (10 points/season-best 10 assists) in the Bulldogs' win over Saint Katherine College ... posted a season-high nine rebounds twice ... registered five games with a perfect clip at the free throw line, including a season-best 10-for-10 in the Bulldogs' 63-61 road win at Bakersfield ... contributed 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists to help lead Fresno State to a 59-57 win over then-No. 25 San Diego State.
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Played and started in all 39 games ... on the season, he averaged 14.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.0 steals per game ... logged a Mountain West-leading 1,350 minutes for an average of 34.6 minutes per game ... named the MW Player of the Week for leading Fresno State to a thrilling season-opening 98-97 overtime win at UC Irvine with a career-best 30 points and seven rebounds while setting career-highs in seven statistical categories ... posted 32 games with at least 10 points, including seven with 20 or more and five with 25 or more ... collected four double-doubles ... converted 77.3 percent (150-for-194) of his free throw attempts ... earned All-MW honorable mention honors.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): One of four Bulldogs to play in all 30 games ... made six starts - all during Mountain West play ... on the season, he averaged 7.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... logged a total of 743 minutes for an average of 24.8 minutes per game - the most of any of the Bulldogs' five freshmen ... made 76 out of 179 (42.5 percent) field goal attempts and netted 17 out of his 47 3-point attempts ... hit 52 out of 77 (67.5%) free throws ... also recorded 45 assists, 26 steals and five blocks ... scored a season-high 20 points in the Bulldogs' 89-64 win over Sonoma State on Dec. 30 ... posted 12 games with 10 or more points, including three with 15 or more points.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-sport letterwinner in both basketball (point guard) and football (wide receiver) at Eisenhower High School in Rialto, Calif. ... as a senior, named San Bernardino County Player of the Year, Citrus Belt League (CBL) Most Valuable Player and first-team All-CBL in basketball ... led Eisenhower High School to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A basketball quarterfinals with more than 24 points per game ... as a junior, named first-team All-CBL in basketball ... as a senior, named first-team All-CBL and second-team all-county in football ... named to Eisenhower High School's honor roll.
PERSONAL: Parents are Marvin Harris and Angela Hampton ... has seven siblings - four brothers, Joseph, Marvin, Markell, and Marquane, and three sisters, Marniece, Marshanique and Marshay ... his cousin Shareece Wright plays for the San Diego Chargers, and his cousin Milton Knox, plays on the Fresno State football team ... enjoys listening to music, playing video games, and joking around ... favorite athlete is Lebron James because he does it all ... biggest athletic thrill is dunking on a person or crossing them over ... most admires his mom and dad because they have done so much to make sure he succeeds in life ... chose to attend Fresno State because he felt it was the best fit for him and would fit in well ... also recruited by California, Colorado, South Carolina and Washington.
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