Watson hits six three-pointers to lead the Bulldogs
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.
Bulldogs fall short against Lobos, 93-77
Fresno State's Paul Watson tabbed as Mountain West Freshman of the Year; guards Tyler Johnson (second-team) and Marvelle Harris (honorable mention) named to all-MW teams.
Siena defeated Fresno State 81-68 to win the 2014 College Basketball Invitational on April 5.
The Fresno State men's basketball team defeated the Siena Saints in game two of the 2014 CBI Championship Series.
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The Fresno State men's basketball team made a push late in the game, but couldn't quite get over the hump on Saturday evening in an 89-78 loss to defending Mountain West Conference champion New Mexico.
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2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played and started in all 39 games ... on the season, he averaged 10.0 points and 4.4 rebounds per game ... led all Mountain West freshmen in rebounding during league play ... logged a total of 1,136 minutes for an average of 29.1 minutes per game ... posted 21 games with at least 10 or more points, including a season-high 20 points twice in a 90-77 loss at Utah on Dec. 7 and a 79-76 win at Utah State on Feb. 22 ... became the third conference freshman of the year in school history ... named the MW Freshman of the Year and a Kyle Macy Freshmen All-American.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix, Ariz. as a four-year letterwinner at shooting guard ... named All-Arizona ... Arizona Player of the Year ... Most Valuable Player of the state game ... led team to state championship ... team captain.
PERSONAL: Parents are Paul and Rayna Watson ... has two younger brothers - Kendyl and CJ ... enjoys playing video games ... favorite athlete is Lebron James ... biggest athletic thrill is dunking on someone ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the coaching staff ... majoring in physical therapy.