On Tuesday night at Wyoming, Fresno State has a chance to do something it hasn't done in 20 years - win six straight conference games.
Feb. 17, 2014
Game Notes: Fresno State Wyoming
Game 27: Fresno State (13-13, 6-7 MW) at Wyoming (16-9, 7-5 MW)
Feb. 18, 2014 6 p.m. PT Laramie, Wyo. (AA)
TV: ROOT Sports/Mountain West Network (Mark Neely & Dave Bollwinkel)
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Series record: Fresno State leads 11-7 (overall); Wyoming leads 7-1 (in Laramie)
Last Meeting: Fresno State 67, Wyoming 62 -- (1/29/14 - Fresno, Calif.)
Next Up for Fresno State: at USU (Feb. 22); vs. BSU (Feb. 26); vs. No. 6/7 SDSU (March 1)
Fresno State is seventh in the Mountain West standings - one game back of fifth-place Nevada and a half-game back of sixth-place Boise State.
Fresno State senior guard Tyler Johnson has scored 20 or more points in seven MW games this season.
Johnson is the fourth-leading scorer in the MW play (18.2 ppg)
The Bulldogs' five-game MW win streak is currently the longest active streak in the conference.
Fresno State is looking to win six straight Mountain West games for the first time in program history.
The last time Fresno State won six straight games was back in 2007 when the Bulldogs opened the 2006-07 season by winning seven straight.
The last time Fresno State won six straight league games was during the 1993-94 season when the 'Dogs eight consecutive conference contests.
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.Cezar Guerrero has scored 10 or more points in 22 of the Bulldogs' 26 games this season.
Fresno State sophomore guard Marvelle Harris has scored over 20 points in five games this season.
Fresno State Win Streak On the Line in Laramie
Fresno State (13-13, 6-7 Mountain West) visits Wyoming (16-9, 7-5 MW) on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast by ROOT Sports and in select areas on the Mountain West Network. The game is also on 940 AM ESPN Radio and online at www.GoBulldogs.com.
About the Wyoming Cowboys
The Wyoming Cowboys are 16-9 on the season and 7-5 in Mountain West play. Wyoming is led by Larry Nance, Jr. (15.3 ppg/8.8 rpg). The Cowboys upset then- No. 5 San Diego State last Wednesday while going 2-0 for the week to help propel Wyoming into fourth place in the MW standings. The Cowboys have won seven of their last 10 games.
The Last Meeting
January 29, 2014
Bulldogs Beat Wyoming, 67-62
The Fresno State men's basketball team defeated the Wyoming Cowboys on Wednesday night at the Save Mart Center 67-62 to snap a five-game losing streak and pick up its second Mountain West victory.
Against the Wyoming Cowboys
Fresno State leads the all-time series with Wyoming 11-7, but the Bulldogs have won just once in Laramie - a 65-51 victory over the Pokes back on Jan. 5, 1994. Since joining the MW in 2012, Fresno State is 2-1 all-time in the series with Wyoming with the home team winning all three times
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 Mountain West play.