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Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball

The Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball team represents California State University, Fresno, located in Fresno, California, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They play their home games at the Save Mart Center and since 2012-13 are members of the Mountain West Conference. Their current head coach is Justin Hutson. They were members of the Western Athletic Conference from 1992–2012.

Fresno State Bulldogs
2018–19 Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball team
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UniversityCalifornia State University, Fresno
Head coachJustin Hutson (1st season)
ConferenceMountain West
LocationFresno, California
ArenaSave Mart Center
(Capacity: 14,544)
NicknameBulldogs
ColorsCardinal Red and Blue[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Alternate
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1982
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1982, 2001
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1981, 1982, 1984, 2000*, 2001, 2016
*vacated by NCAA
Conference Tournament Champions
1981, 1982, 1984, 2000, 2016
Conference Regular Season Champions
1981, 1982, 1996, 2001, 2003

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Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in six* NCAA Tournaments, with a combined record of 2–5.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
1981 6 W Round of 48 (11) Northeastern L 53–55
1982 4 W Round of 32
Sweet Sixteen
(5) West Virginia
(1) #6 Georgetown
W 50–46
L 40–58
1984 7 MW Round of 48 (10) Louisiana Tech L 56–66
2000* 9 W Round of 64 (8) Wisconsin L 56–66
2001 9 S Round of 64
Round of 32
(8) California
(1) #3 Michigan State
W 82–70
L 65–81
2016 14 M Round of 64 (3) #13 Utah L 69–80
*The appearance in 2000 was vacated due to the use of an ineligible player.

NIT resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in ten National Invitation Tournaments (NIT), with a combined record of 14–10; they were champions in 1983.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1983 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship
UTEP
Michigan State
Oregon State
Wake Forest
DePaul
W 71–64
W 72–58
W 76–67
W 86–62
W 69–60
1985 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Santa Clara
New Mexico
UCLA
W 79–76
W 66–55
L 43–53
1994 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
USC
BYU
Kansas State
W 79–76
W 68–66
L 77–115
1996 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Miami (OH)
Michigan State
Nebraska
W 58–57
W 80–70
L 71–83
1997 First Round Nevada L 86–97
1998 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
3rd Place Game
Pacific
Memphis
Hawaiʻi
Minnesota
Georgia
W 73–70
W 83–80
W 85–83
L 89–91
L 79–95
1999 First Round California L 71–79
2002 First Round Temple L 75–81
2007 First Round Georgia L 78–88
2017 First Round TCU L 59–66

CBI resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI), with a record of 4–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2014 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals Game 1
Finals Game 2
Finals Game 3
UTEP
Princeton
Old Dominion
Siena
Siena
Siena
W 61–56
W 72–56
W 71–64
L 57–61
W 89–75
L 68–81

Regular season conference championshipsEdit

Pacific Coast Athletic Association (2)

  • 1981, 1982

Western Athletic Conference (3)

  • 1996, 2001, 2003

Conference tournament championshipsEdit

Pacific Coast Athletic Association Tournament (3)

  • 1981, 1982, 1984

Western Athletic Conference Tournament (1)

  • 2000 (vacated)

Mountain West Conference Tournament (1)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Primary Colors – California State University, Fresno Office of University Brand Strategy and Marketing". Retrieved March 13, 2019.

External linksEdit