Former Bulldog Paul George, Fresno State Athletics and 940 ESPN Radio have helped produce the first-ever sell out of the 15,596-seat Save Mart Center for a men's basketball game.
Former Bulldog Paul George has agreed to a long-term extension with the Indiana Pacers.
Two former Bulldog men's basketball players were included in ESPN writer Jason King's Top 10 list of NBA professionals that are products of Mountain West programs.
An aggressive defensive focus and rested Bulldog roster attacked from start to finish in a relentless 73-50 victory over the Mountain West's Colorado State on Monday night in the Save Mart Center.
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Location: Save Mart Center
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The 2009-10 Bulldog men's basketball schedule features 17 home games as the Dogs compete for the 2010 WAC Championship.
Paul George's Dunk at Saint Mary's in Late-Night Contest (11/17/08)
2008-09 (Freshman): A dynamic, game-changing freshman who made an immediate impact as the core of the foundation for the Bulldogs' storied program ... delivered one of the most impressive freshman performances in Bulldog history ... ranked as one of the top 15 freshmen scorers in the NCAA ... one of only two Bulldogs to start all 34 games ... during his freshman campaign, averaged 14.3 points, a team-high 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and a team-high 1.7 steals per game while shooting 47 percent from the field ... recorded the third-best season 3-point field goal percentage (63-141, 44.6%) in Bulldog history ... led team with six double-doubles (Nov. 17, Nov. 25, Dec. 20, Dec. 29, Jan. 3 and Feb. 9) ... on the season, led the WAC in minutes played (1176) and finished second in the WAC in 3-point shooting (63-141, 44.7%), steals (59) and steals per game (1.74), third in the WAC in minutes played per game (34.59), fifth in the WAC in defensive rebounds (149) and 3-pointers made (63), sixth in the WAC in 3-pointers made per game (1.85), seventh in the WAC in rebounds (212), eighth in the WAC in defensive rebounds per game (4.38), ninth in the WAC in points scored (487) and scoring per game (14.3), and tenth in the WAC in blocked shots (34) and blocks per game (1.00) ... scored a career-high 29 points, the fifth highest scoring WAC performance in a conference game, with a perfect tally (8-8) from the charity stripe, one of ten perfect WAC performances from the free throw line on the season, and the fifth highest field goal percentage in a 2008-09 conference game by drilling nine of eleven field goal attempts (81.8%) to lead the `Dogs to an 88-82 victory over Boise State on Feb. 9, 2009 ... forced a career-high five steals in the Bulldogs' quarterfinal bout with the top-seeded Utah State Aggies in the 2009 WAC Tournament ... earned ESPN's Sportscenter's No. 1 "Play of the Day for Nov. 18, 2009 with an emphatic one-handed slam dunk on the road at Saint Mary's College during ESPN's College Hoops Tip Off Special ... in WAC contests, averaged 14.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per games while shooting 42 percent from the field ... in the final WAC-only regular season rankings, finished second in the WAC in 3-point shooting (28-63, 44.4 %), third in the WAC in minutes played (573) and minutes per game (35.81), fourth in the WAC in steals (27) and steals per game (1.69), eighth in the WAC in blocked shots (16) and blocks per game (1.00), ninth in the WAC 3-pointers made (28), 3-pointers made per game (1.75), and tenth in the WAC in points scored (229), scoring per game (14.3), rebounds (97), rebounds per game (6.1), defensive rebounds (66) and defensive rebounds per game (4.13).
Pete Knight HS: During his senior season, averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, and three steals per game ... competed in CIF Championship game as team captain... named Golden League Most Valuable Player, Antelope Valley Press Player of the Year, and member of the Daily News 2007-08 All-Area Boys' basketball team ... participant in Battle of the Valley All-Star Game ... As a junior, tallied 14 points with 8 rebounds per game.
Personal: Born May 2, 1990 ... parents are Paul and Paulette George ... has two older sisters - Teiosha, who played for basketball Pepperdine, and Portala, who played volleyball for CSU San Bernardino ... played with Krys Faber, who currently plays for DePaul University ... enjoys listening to music, playing video games, hanging out with friends, and going bowling ... a participant and volunteer for "Read to Achieve" ... lists Kobe Bryant as favorite athlete because he works harder than anyone else to be the best ... lists biggest athletic thrill as "high-flying" ... most admires his mom because she's been a strong woman ... chose to attend Fresno State because he likes the coaches, players, and the whole campus ... recruited by Georgetown, Penn State, San Diego State, and Pepperdine.