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Fresno State builds big 1st-half lead, beats Colorado State

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Deshon Taylor had 21 points and seven assists on Saturday night, and Fresno State built a big first-half lead and held on for a 78-67 win over Colorado State.

The Bulldogs (11-3, 2-0 Mountain West Conference) went on a 23-2 run starting near the midpoint of the first half to lead 34-12 with 3:44 left in the period. The Rams (5-10, 0-2) answered with a 10-2 run to close the half.

Fresno State scored the first four points of the second half for the largest lead of the period at 40-22. Colorado State had a 13-4 run to close the deficit to nine with 15 minutes left, and got back within nine at the 10-minute mark and within eight in the final two minutes.

Nate Grimes and Sam Bittner added 17 points each and New Williams scored 11 for the Bulldogs. Grimes also had 10 rebounds.

Anthony Masinton-Bonner had a career-high 26 points and Nico Carvacho added 23 points and 13 rebounds for the Rams.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  J.D. Paige missed 3-pt. jump shot 21.0
+ 1 Sam Bittner made 2nd of 2 free throws 35.0
  Sam Bittner missed 1st of 2 free throws 35.0
  Personal foul on Nico Carvacho 35.0
+ 1 Deshon Taylor made 2nd of 2 free throws 41.0
+ 1 Deshon Taylor made 1st of 2 free throws 41.0
  Personal foul on Anthony Masinton-Bonner 41.0
+ 2 Nico Carvacho made layup, assist by Hyron Edwards 46.0
+ 1 Deshon Taylor made 2nd of 2 free throws 53.0
+ 1 Deshon Taylor made 1st of 2 free throws 53.0
  Personal foul on J.D. Paige 53.0
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Colorado State 5-10 224567
home team logo Fresno State 11-3 364278
Team Stats
away team logo Colorado State 5-10 74.8 PPG 36.1 RPG 14.8 APG
home team logo Fresno State 11-3 76.5 PPG 38.1 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
32
N. Carvacho 16.1 PPG 12.9 RPG 2.1 APG 59.2 FG%
4
B. Huggins 18.5 PPG 4.3 RPG 1.7 APG 42.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB