The Bulldogs are looking to even their Mountain West record when Fresno State visits Colorado State on Saturday night.
Jan. 10, 2014
Game Notes: Fresno State Colorado State
Game 17: Fresno State (8-8, 1-2 Mountain West) at Colorado State (10-6, 1-2 MW)
Jan. 11, 2014 6 p.m. PT Fort Collins, Colo. (Moby Arena)
TV: Mountain West Network
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Series record: Colorado State leads 13-8 (overall) and 8-2 (in Fort Collins)
Last Meeting: Colorado State 67, Fresno State 61 (3/13/14 - Las Vegas - MW Tournament)
Next Up for Fresno State: at No. 13/15 SDSU (Jan. 15); vs. UNM (Jan. 18); vs. Nevada (Jan. 22)
Sophomore guard Marvelle Harris is averaging a team-best 16.6 ppg.
Fresno State redshirt sophomore point guard Cezar Guerrero has scored 10 or more points in 15 of the Bulldogs' 16 games this season.
Fresno State is seeking its first road win over Colorado State since 1994 and first over CSU by a Rodney Terry-coached team.
Colorado State is the seventh team that the Bulldogs have faced this season that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Fresno State is tied for 27th nationally in strength of schedule (ESPN).
Senior Allen Huddleston is 22 points away from reaching 1,000 points in his Division I career. He currently has 978 combined points between his time at Pacific and Fresno State.
Inside the Numbers
Fresno State is 3-0 in overtime games this season and has outscored opponents 37-22 in those three overtime sessions.
Fresno State is 6-1 this season when they `Dogs have a better field goal percentage than its opponent.
Under Terry, Fresno State has a +196 steal margin (568-372) by averaging 7.2 steals/game and a +2.6 steal edge/contest over 78 games.
Under Terry, Fresno State has committed fewer turnovers than or the same number of turnovers as its opponents in 60 of 78 games.
Fresno State Visits Colorado State
Fresno State (8-8, 1-2 Mountain West) will visit Colorado State (10-6, 1-2 MW) on Saturday night at 6 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast by the Mountain West Network, and can be heard live on 940 AM ESPN Radio and online at www.GoBulldogs.com.
About the Colorado State Rams
The Colorado State Rams are members of the Mountain West Conference. The Rams are 10-6 overall and 1-2 in league play. J.J. Avila leads CSU with an average of 19.0 points per game. Colorado State is 9-3 at home.
The Last Meeting
|No. 2 seed Colorado State||67
March 13, 2013
Las Vegas, Nev.
Fresno State Falls to Colorado State, 67-61
The Fresno State men's basketball team saw its season come to an end Wednesday at the 2013 Reese's Mountain West Basketball Championships with a hard-fought 67-61 loss to Colorado State in the quarterfinals at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Against the Colorado State Rams
Colorado State owns 13-8 advantage in the all-time series between the Rams and the Bulldogs. CSU won all three meetings in 2013, including a 67-61 win over the 'Dogs in the quarterfinals of the MW Tournament.
'Dogs Take Down Air Force, Grab First MW Win
After a dominant defensive performance in the first half, the Fresno State men's basketball team held on late to secure their first Mountain West Conference win of the year, knocking off Air Force 71-65 on Wednesday night at the Save Mart Center. The Bulldogs held the Falcons to just 16 points in the first half while building an 11-point halftime lead. Air Force, which came into the contest shooting 47% on the year, was just 5-for-25 from the field in the opening half. Their only bucket in the final 7:20 came on a Kamryn Williams three-pointer with 44 seconds left in the half.
Paul George Night Set for Jan. 18
Former Fresno State star Paul George, who has become one of the elite players in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers, will be celebrated on Jan. 18 when the Bulldogs host the New Mexico Lobos. A limited edition Paul George figurine will be given away to the first fans to the Save Mart Center for the contest against the defending Mountain West champion.