Dec. 7, 2010
SAN DIEGO - The Fresno State men's basketball team is finishing a three-game road stretch with a game at San Diego on Tuesday night (Dec. 7) at 7 p.m. Pacific.
The Bulldogs are opening the season with five of their first seven contests on the road. The game can be heard live on KMJ Radio (580 AM) and online at www.gobulldogs.com/allaccess.
Fresno State Bulldogs (1-5) at San Diego Toreros (1-6)
Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 (Tip Off: 7 p.m. PT)
Site: Jenny Craig Pavillion (5,100), San Diego, Calif.
Radio: KMJ 580 AM (Paul Loeffler/Randy Rosenbloom)
Online: www.gobulldogs.com (Gametracker & Live Audio)
Next Home Game: Fresno State vs. Pepperdine [Dec. 11: 7 p.m.]
About the San Diego Toreros
The San Diego Toreros (West Coast Confernece) are 1-6 on the year, including losses in their last six games. San Diego is led by Ken Rancifer's 11.4 ppg.
Against the San Diego Toreros
Fresno State leads the all-time series with the Toreros 8-1, including a 69-37 Bulldog win last season in Fresno.
Bulldogs Looking to Turn Corner with Tough Non-Conference Slate
For the sixth chapter of the Steve Cleveland Era, Fresno State is facing a formidable non-conference road slate with five of the first seven games away from home. The Bulldogs, who are loaded in raw talent, have traveled to No. 24 BYU, UCSB, Utah and Colorado State before tonight's contest at San Diego.
LAST WEEK: Olekaibe Extends Streak, Dogs Fall at Utah and CSU
The Bulldogs' best offensive outing of the season was outgunned by the hot hands of Colorado State in Fresno State's 87-74 road loss to the Rams on Saturday night. Sophomore shooting guard Garrett Johnson hit all five of his 3-point attempts for a career-high 17 points and freshman point guard Kevin Olekaibe notched his fourth consecutive game with double-digits in scoring with a career-best 15 points. Earlier in the week, junior Bennie Rhodes paced the Bulldogs with 15 points in Fresno State's 76-63 loss at Utah on Nov. 30. Freshman Bracken Funk recorded a career-high 11 points and seven rebounds against the Utes
Cleveland Looking for 80th Fresno State Victory
As the sixth-most winningest men's basketball coach in Fresno State history, Steve Cleveland is one win away from his 80th victory with the Bulldogs. Over 14 seasons as a Division I head coach, Cleveland sports 217 career wins and six postseason appearances.
Spend the Holidays with the Bulldogs in the Save Mart Center
The Bulldogs host a five-game homestand during the holiday season as Fresno State hosts Pepperdine (Dec. 11), North Dakota State (Dec. 18), Pacific (Dec. 21), San Jose State (Dec. 29) and Nevada (Jan. 3). Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
Fresno State's Lasting Success One of West Coast's Best
Over the 32-year period (1978-2010), the numbers show that Fresno State is one of the top Division I basketball programs on the West Coast. Fresno State ranks fourth among the 33 Division I programs in wins (573) and winning percentage (58%).
"We Are Your Team!" --- For the latest Fresno State Bulldog men's basketball information, make sure to continue visiting www.gobulldogs.com.
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