FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Paul Watson scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked five shots to lead Fresno State to a 66-62 victory over Nevada on Saturday.
There were two ties and three lead changes over the final five minutes, the last coming with 2:37 left when Fresno State's Cezar Guerrero hit a pair of free throws to give the Bulldogs (10-10, 5-2 Mountain West) a 58-57 lead...
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3 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Paul Watson scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Fresno State to a 73-62 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night.
Marvelle Harris and Cezar Guerrero added 15 points apiece for the Bulldogs (9-9, 4-1 Mountain West Conference). Karachi Edo chipped in 10. The team hit 52 percent from the field overall and 75 percent from the line.
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13 days ago
Continuing the early trend of the college football bowl season, the Hawaii Bowl earned its smallest audience in several years. The Rice/Fresno State Hawaii Bowl drew 1.9 million viewers on ESPN last Wednesday night, down 30% from Oregon State/Boise State last year (2.7M) and down 22% from SMU/Fresno State in 2012 (2.4M). Ratings for the [...]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Darnell Taylor scored 16 points and Paul Watson pumped in 14 more to lead Fresno State to a 93-62 win over Saint Katherine on Sunday.
Karachi Edo contributed 12 points and nine rebounds, while Marvelle Harris had 10 points and 10 assists for Fresno State (5-8), which shot 58.5 percent from the floor.
Saint Katherine, which plays in the small Pacific Coast Athletic...
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December 28, 2014
This year’s Hawaii Bowl features two teams that did fairly well in their respective conference. Rice was solid in the Conference-USA, coming in as the second best team. Fresno State won their division in the Mountain West, but fell to Boise State in the national championship game. The Bulldogs did, however, have a losing record on the year (6-7).
Both squads come in with a few...
The night before Christmas will feature the the Hawaii Bowl – a match up between the Fresno State Bulldogs and Rice Owls.
Fresno State (6-7) is a far cry from the team they were a year ago but would like to end the season with a win over Rice (7-5) in this bowl game. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI...
Avoiding the sights and sounds of Honolulu will be challenging for Fresno State and Rice, as the two programs meet for the first time since 2004 in...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Paul Watson scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and Fresno State held on down the stretch to beat Cal Poly 63-57 on Saturday.
Fresno State (4-7) used a 12-0 run in the first half - including a pair of 3-pointers by Watson - to turn a one-point deficit into a 31-24 lead at the break.
Cal Poly (3-4) cut the deficit to three after scoring the first four...
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December 14, 2014
There are 38 bowls this college football season, a record high. This figure does not even include the national championship game, which is a post-bowl event.
There’s something to like about every bowl, so while some matchups might not tickle your football taste buds as much as other ones do (that’s inevitable), we’re here to highlight these games. Naturally, the highlights...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris finished with 29 points and hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 17.5 seconds left to lift Fresno State over Cal State Bakersfield 63-61 on Saturday night.
Julien Lewis scored 11 points and Emmanuel Owootoah added eight for Fresno State (3-6). Harris was 8 of 14 from the field and a perfect 10 of 10 from the line. Harris also had six rebounds...
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December 07, 2014
Boise State and Fresno State close out the 2014 regular season with a showdown on the blue turf in the Mountain West Conference championship game....
The Mountain West Championship will take place on Saturday when the Fresno State Bulldogs travel to take on the Boise State Broncos.
No. 22 Boise State (10-2) will be looking to avoid an upset bid by Fresno State (6-6) in this one. Coverage of this game will air on CBS beginning at 10:00 pm et from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID.
The Odds: Boise State is a 21 point favorite against...
After Fresno State held on for a 28-21 victory over Hawaii in Fresno on Saturday, the Rainbow Warriors play-by-play announcer Robert Kekaula signed off the broadcast by saying "Goodnight from the armpit of America." Words the California valley city didn't take too well: According to The Fresno Bee's Bryant-Jon Anteola, Kekaula has since sent a letter of apology to Fresno...
Certainly most will tell you anything can happen and of the entire fan bases in America there is one that Hate’s Boise State more than any and that is Fresno States fans. And for good reason we stuck a knife in their 2001 Season on the road when they were ranked 8th and other then last year and 2005 held our foot to their throat.
There is nothing like a bunch of wine drinking cheese...
RENO, Nevada (AP) Brian Burrell passed for 313 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in Fresno State's 40-20 win at Nevada on Saturday night.
Burrell ran for 56 yards and score as the Bulldogs (5-6, 4-3) kept their Mountain West Conference championship hopes alive on Nevada's Senior Night.
Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo scored on runs of 55 and 60 yards, but was just 11-for-24...
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November 23, 2014
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State has hired Jim Bartko as its new athletic director.
The school announced Friday that Bartko will replace Thomas Boeh, who took a new job at the school in August.
The 49-year-old Bartko has 26 years of experience in athletic departments. He has spent most of his time at the University of Oregon, where he was most recently the executive senior associate...
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November 21, 2014
On Friday night the Fresno State Bulldogs and Boise State Broncos will face off against one another in match-up of two Mountain West schools.
Fresno State (3-4) and Boise State (4-2) each either this game with 2-1 conference records. Coverage of the game between the two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID.
The Odds: The Boise...
Betting odds for the Friday night game between the Fresno State Bulldogs and Boise State Broncos.
The Fresno State Bulldogs will travel to take on the UNLV Rebels on Friday night.
After starting the season off with three losses, Fresno State (3-3) has reached the easier part of its schedule and picked up three wins. They will look to keep things going against UNLV. (1-5)
Coverage of the game between Fresno State and UNLV will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 10:00 pm ET...
On Friday night the Fresno State Bulldogs will welcome in the San Diego Aztecs for a match-up of two schools from the Mountain West Conference.
After starting the season off with three straight losses, Fresno State (2-3) has put together two wins. On Friday they try to even their record up against San Diego State (2-2) who is coming off a convincing win against UNLV.
On Friday night two teams from the Mountain West Conference will face off against one another in prime-time.
Fresno State (1-3) has struggled since the loss of Derek Carr during this years NFL Draft. Meanwhile New Mexico (1-2) will be trying to get back to .500 on the year.
Coverage of the game between Fresno State and New Mexico will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from University...
We’ve known for a while that Fresno State would be unveiling new navy uniforms for its October 3rd game against San Diego State, but until Thursday, we hadn’t gotten a chance to see what they’d look like. The Bulldogs will be wearing all-new Nike threads for what they’re calling a “night in navy” early next month. The game is set for 10 PM EST and will be broadcast on...
The rich get richer.
Warren Buffet, whose net worth is reportedly $67.6 billion, wagered $550 ton win $500 on Nebraska to cover the 12.5-point spread against Fresno State while visiting the MGM sportsbook in Las Vegas over the weekend.
The Cornhuskers, who almost lost to McNeese State at home the previous week, blew out the Bulldogs, 55-19, on Saturday, giving Buffet an easy win...
Nebraska and Fresno State are set to kickoff in about two hours.
The Huskers and Bulldogs, playing in California, will have to battle through high temperatures this evening. It’s 102 degrees in Fresno, Calif. per weather.com.
Nebraska will be wearing uniforms that should be a little cooling. The Huskers are sporting the rare all-white uniforms.
Locker room is all ready for...
Nebraska did not look good last Saturday. The Huskers, thanks to a miraculous touchdown reception by Ameer Abdullah, barely scraped by FCS McNeese State, 31-24.
The Big Ten has looked worse, dropping a multitude of games today as its record against Power 5 opponents fell to 1-7.
Abdullah, the Huskers’ star running back, apparently feels disrespected. Maybe this is because...