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.
Tyler Johnson Scored 21 Points and Grabbed 10 Rebounds
Bulldogs handle Spartans
Bulldogs' junior Alex Davis posted his second career double-double as Fresno State lost its second-straight overtime game.
Six Bulldogs scored in double figures, led by Tyler Johnson's 20 points.
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Fresno State falls to UNLV 75-73 in overtime
Four Fresno State players scored double figures, led by Tyler Johnson's 16 points.
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.
Nov. 20, 2013
Last updated: June 21, 2013
2012-13 (JUNIOR): One of the team's most dynamic scorers ... named an All-Mountain West honorable mention honoree by the conference's head coaches and a select media panel ... appeared in 29 games including 28 starts ... on the season, he averaged a team-best 12.1 points, 5 blocks. 58 assists and 26 steals per contest ... led the team in scoring with 351 points and logged the most playing time with 879 minutes of action ... posted a field goal percentage of 46.1 percent and made 35 3-pointers ... converted 56 out of 79 attempted (70.9%) free throws ... recorded one double-double that helped lead the Bulldogs to a 64-55 win over UNLV on Feb. 6 ... posted 19 games with 10 or more points, including three with 20 or more ... scored a season-best 25 points in the Bulldogs' 89-64 win over Sonoma State on Dec. 30 ... hit season-high four 3-pointers in three different games ... drained season-best eight free throws twice ... dished out five assists three times ... featured on page 4 of the 2013 NCAA Final Four game program "Shoot Around" section - highlighting his cooking ability.
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 33 games, including 23 starts ... on the season, he averaged 9.3 points, 2.9 rebounds. 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals per contest (29.6 min/game) ... scored 308 points and logged 978 minutes of action ... recorded 81 total assists and nine blocks ... posted a field goal percentage of 42.2 percent and 23 successful 3-pointers ... converted 59 out of 86 attempted (68.6%) free throws and made 44 steals.
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): During his freshman season, he averaged 4.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2 assists per game ... played in all 31 games, with 1 start ... logged at an average of 16.9 minutes in his 31 games played ... drained 52 of 118 (44.1%) field goal attempts, 4 of 28 (14.3%) from beyond the 3-point arc and 27 of 50 (54%) at the charity stripe ... in WAC contests, he averaged 3.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game while shooting 41.7 percent from the field.
PERSONAL: Born May 7, 1993 in Grand Forks, N.D. ...parents are Jennifer and Milton Johnson ... his mother, Jennifer, is serving in the United States Air Force ... has four siblings, Brandon, Lauren, Logan and Gabe ... enjoys cooking ... favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant because he loves the way Kobe plays the game and gets buckets ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the NorCal title game ... most admires his mom because she is a very strong woman and always supports him ... chose to attend Fresno State because it is a great situation for him ... also recruited by Hawai'i, Sacramento State, Saint Mary's College and Utah State.
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