Fresno State Men’s Basketball Record
Fresno State’s men’s basketball record is one of the most impressive in the country. The Bulldogs have made the NCAA Tournament 12 times and won two conference championships since the program’s inception in 1922. They are currently a member of the Mountain West Conference and have made the NCAA Tournament four times since joining in 2012.
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Fresno State’s all-time record is 1,363-1,203 (.531). The Bulldogs have won seven conference championships — four in the Big West, two in the WAC, and one in the Mountain West — and have made the NCAA Tournament 12 times.
Fresno State has had a lot of success in conference play, winning seven conference championships and making 12 NCAA Tournament appearances. The Bulldogs have won four Big West championships (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996), two WAC championships (2002, 2004), and one Mountain West championship (2016).
NCAA Tournament Record
Fresno State has made 12 NCAA Tournament appearances in its history, with their most recent appearance coming in 2016, when they won the Mountain West Conference Tournament and advanced to the Sweet 16. The Bulldogs have an overall NCAA Tournament record of 10-12.
Fresno State has a few rivalries, most notably with UC Irvine, UC Davis, and UNLV. The Bulldogs and Anteaters have had some memorable games in the Big West Tournament, with UC Irvine winning the conference title in 1996. The Bulldogs and Aggies have had a few classic matchups in the Big West and WAC, while the Bulldogs and Rebels have had some intense games in the Mountain West.
Fresno State has had some notable players in its history, including Paul George, Marvelle Harris, and Terrence Jones. George, who was drafted 10th overall in the 2010 NBA Draft, is the most successful Fresno State player in the NBA, while Harris and Jones both had successful college careers and went on to play in the NBA.
The Bulldogs have had some notable coaches in their history, including Boyd Grant, Jerry Tarkanian, and Rodney Terry. Grant is the all-time winningest coach in Fresno State history, while Tarkanian led the Bulldogs to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1984. Terry has been the Bulldogs’ head coach since 2011 and has led them to three NCAA Tournament appearances.
Fresno State has had a few memorable games in its history, including a win over No. 1 seed Arizona in the 2003 NCAA Tournament and a win over No. 5 seed Wisconsin in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs also had a thrilling come-from-behind win over UC Irvine in the 1996 Big West Tournament to win the conference title.
Fresno State has consistently been among the leaders in attendance in the Mountain West Conference. In 2019-20, the Bulldogs were second in the conference in attendance, averaging 6,898 fans per game, and they have drawn over 8,000 fans in five of the last eight seasons.
The Bulldogs are coming off an impressive 2019-20 season in which they finished second in the Mountain West and advanced to the NIT. With a solid core of returning players, including senior guard Deshon Taylor and sophomore guard Noah Blackwell, the Bulldogs are poised to make a run at the NCAA Tournament in the 2020-21 season.
Fresno State’s men’s basketball record is one of the most impressive in the country. The Bulldogs have won seven conference championships, made 12 NCAA Tournament appearances, and have some of the most passionate fans in the country. With a strong returning core of players and a talented head coach, the Bulldogs are looking to make a run at the NCAA Tournament in the 2020-21 season.