Feb. 14, 2014
Game 26: Colorado State (14-11, 5-7 MW) at Fresno State (12-13, 5-7 MW)
Feb. 15, 2014 7 p.m. PT Fresno, Calif. (Save Mart Center)
TV: ROOT Sports/Mountain West Network
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Randy Rosenbloom & Marc Q. Jones)
Series record: Colorado State leads 14-8 (overall); Fresno State leads 8-1 (in Fresno)
Last Meeting: Colorado State 76, Fresno State 57 -- (1/11/14 - Fort Collins, Colo.)
Next Up for Fresno State: at Wyoming (Feb. 18); at Utah State (Feb. 22); vs. Boise State (Feb. 26)
Fresno State is looking to win five straight Mountain West games for the five time in program history.
The last time Fresno State won five 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 Bulldogs' 12 conference games.
Johnson is the third-leading scorer in the MW play (18.3 ppg)
Fresno State is tied with USU & CSU for seventh in the MW standings
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 21 of the Bulldogs' 25 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 Hosts CSU Rams; Local Heroes to be Honored
Fresno State (12-13, 5-7 Mountain West) will host Colorado State (14-11, 5-7 MW) on Saturday night at 7 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast by ROOT Sports and appear in select areas on the Mountain West Network. The game can be heard live on 940 AM ESPN Radio and online at www.GoBulldogs.com. Local heroes will be honored throughout the game.
About the Colorado State Rams
The Colorado State Rams are members of the Mountain West Conference. The Rams are 14-11 overall and 5-7 in MW play. J.J. Avila leads CSU with an average of 17.3 points per game. Colorado State has won two of its last three games, but the Rams are 2-6 on the road this season.
Against the Colorado State Rams
Colorado State owns 14-8 advantage in the all-time series between the Rams and the Bulldogs. CSU has won the last four meetings, including a 76-57 win for the Rams earlier this season in Fort Collins. Fresno State is 8-1 all-time versus Colorado State when the game was played in Fresno.
Johnson Continues ascent as One of MW's Best
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 16.0 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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