Fresno State junior guard Paul Watson posted 29 points and 10 rebounds to help lead the Bulldogs to a 2-0 start on their Italy Tour.
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
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• 2013-14 Mountain West Freshman of the Year (Coaches/Media)
• 2013-14 Freshman All-American (Kyle Macy/CollegeInsider.com)
2015-16 (JUNIOR): Has started in all four games ... has averaged 26.0 minutes ... has averaged 8.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.0 steal.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Played and started in all 32 games ... on the season he averaged 11.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game ... logged a total of 1,066 minutes for an average of 33.3 minutes per game ... posted a total of 355 points, 156 rebounds, 29 steals, 24 assists and 23 blocks ... made 121 of his 307 (39.4 percent) of his field goal attempts, 50 of his 141 (35.5 percent) three-point attempts and 63 of his 90 (70.0 percent) free throw attempts ... scored a season-high 28 points in the Bulldogs' 93-55 win over Bristol on Nov. 17, 2014 ... scored in double figures 17 times, including three games with over 20 points ... notched one double-double with 10 points and career-best 12 rebounds to help lead Fresno State to a 59-55 win over New Mexico on Feb. 28, 2015 ... played a career-high 53 minutes in Fresno State's triple overtime loss to then-No. 25 Wyoming in which he posted 19 points and seven rebounds.
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.
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