Feb. 11, 2014
Game 25: Fresno State (11-13, 4-7 MW) at Nevada (12-12, 7-4 MW)
Feb. 12, 2014 7 p.m. PT Reno, Nev. (Lawlor Events Center)
TV: Mountain West Network
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Series record: Nevada leads 51-38 (overall) and 28-14 (in Reno)
Last Meeting: Nevada 96, Fresno State 86 [2OT] -- (1/22/14 - Fresno, Calif.)
Next Up for Fresno State: vs. CSU (Feb. 15); at Wyoming (Feb. 18); at Utah State (Feb. 22)
Fresno State is looking to win four straight Mountain West games for the first time in program history.
The last time Fresno State won four straight conference games was back in 2007 when the Bulldogs won five consecutive league contests.
Fresno State senior guard Tyler Johnson has scored 20 or more points in seven of the past 10 games.
Fresno State and Nevada are two of the nation's five teams to play five overtime games this season.
Fresno State's 26-point win over San Jose State was the largest margin of defeat this season for the Spartans - one more than 25-point losses to No. 5 San Diego State and New Mexico.
Inside the Numbers
Fresno State has tied a Mountain West and school record for most overtime games played in a single season with five overtime games played.
Fresno State is 3-2 in overtime games this season.
Fresno State redshirt sophomore point guard Cezar Guerrero has scored 10 or more points in 20 of the Bulldogs' 23 games this season.
Fresno State sophomore guard Marvelle Harris has scored over 20 points in five games this season.
2014 MW Championships Quickly Approaching
The 2014 MW Championships will be hosted in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center from March 13-16, 2014.
Tickets are available at the Bulldog Ticket Office or 559-278-DOGS.
The top five seeds earn a first-round bye with seeds 6-11 opening on Wednesday, March 13 (6 vs. 11, 7 vs. 10 and 8 vs. 9).
All games will be broadcast on either CBS, CBSSN or the MWN.
Fresno State Visits Nevada, 3-Game Win Streak on the Line
Fresno State (11-13, 4-7 Mountain West) visits The Biggest Little City in the World when the Bulldogs visit the Nevada Wolf Pack (12-12, 7-4 MW) on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast on the Mountain West Network, and can also 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 third place in the conference standings with UNLV at 7-4 against MW opponents. Nevada started league play 4-0. The Wolf Pack are led by senior guard Deonte Burton's scoring average (20.7 ppg).
Against the Nevada Wolf Pack
Nevada leads the all-time series with Fresno State 51-38, including a 28-14 edge in games played in Reno. While Nevada has won six of the last seven meetings, three of the last four contests have been decided in overtime with the road team winning each time. Fresno State won the last meeting between the squads in Reno - a 69-64 overtime win last season.
Johnson Continues Ascent as One of the Best in the Mountain West
Bulldogs' senior guard Tyler Johnson has steadily improved during his four-year Fresno State career - increasing his scoring average from 4.4 (freshman) to 9.3 (sophomore) to 12.1 (junior) and now 15.9 as a senior. Johnson has scored at least 20 points nine times his career, with seven of those coming in the last 10 contests.
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