Two of the last three meetings between Fresno State and Nevada have been decided in overtime.
Jan. 20, 2014
Game Notes: Fresno State
Game 20: Nevada (9-9, 4-1 MW) at Fresno State (8-11, 1-5 MW)
Jan. 22, 2014 7 p.m. PT Fresno, Calif. (Save Mart Center - 15,596)
TV: Mountain West Network (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Series record: Nevada leads 50-38 (overall); Fresno State leads 24-19 (in Fresno)
Last Meeting: Fresno State 69, Nevada 64 [OT] (2/19/13 - Reno - Lawlor Events Center)
Next Up for Fresno State: at UNLV (Jan. 25); vs. Wyoming (Jan. 29); at Air Force (Feb. 5)
Fresno State is looking to snap a three-game losing streak with all three losses coming against teams that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Fresno State is seeking its first home win over Nevada since an 80-74 victory against the Wolf Pack on Jan. 3, 2011 at the Save Mart Center.
Fresno State has already played nine of its 13 games that come against teams that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Through the first six games of the 2014 league schedule, Fresno State played five teams that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
According to ESPN.com on Jan. 20, Fresno State is tied for the sixth toughest schedule in the nation.
Inside the Numbers
Fresno State senior guard Allen Huddleston is 4 points away from scoring 1,000 career Division I points. Huddleston played his first two seasons at Pacific before transferring to Fresno State as a junior.
Fresno State senior guard Tyler Johnson has scored over 20 points in four of the past five games.
Fresno State redshirt sophomore point guard Cezar Guerrero has scored 10 or more points in 17 of the Bulldogs' 19 games this season.
Fresno State sophomore guard Marvelle Harris has scored over 20 points in five games this season.
Fresno State is 6-0 this season when at least five Bulldogs score 10 points or more in the game.
Fresno State is 3-0 in overtime games this season and has outscored opponents 37-22 in those three overtime sessions.
Fresno State to Host Nevada on Wednesday Night
Fresno State (8-11, 1-5 Mountain West) will look to snap a three-game skid when the Bulldogs host rival Nevada (9-9, 4-1 MW) on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast on the MWN, and can be heard live on 940 AM ESPN Radio and online at www.GoBulldogs.com.
About the Nevada Wolf Pack
The Nevada Wolf Pack are in their second season in the Mountain West and currently share second place in the conference standings with New Mexico at 4-1 against MW opponents. Nevada started league play 4-0 before a 74-65 home loss to Boise State on Jan. 14. The Wolf Pack is led by senior guard Deonte Burton's MW-leading scoring average (20.9 ppg).
The Last Meeting
February 19, 2013
Against the Nevada Wolf Pack
Nevada leads the all-time series with Fresno State 50-38, but the 'Dogs own a 24-19 edge in home games played against the Wolf Pack. While Nevada has won five of the last six meetings, two of the last three contests have been decided in overtime with the road team winning each time.
Johnson Joins 1,000 Point Club
Bulldogs' senior guard Tyler Johnson became the 30th player in program history to surpass 1,000 career points as Fresno State nearly upset No. 10 San Diego State on Jan. 15 at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl. Johnson, who is in his fourth and final year at Fresno State, has steadily improved in each of his four seasons - increasing his scoring average from 4.4 (freshman) to 9.3 (sophomore) to 12.1 (junior) and now 15.3 as a senior.