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Fresno State @ Nevada

Current Records: Fresno State 13-4; Nevada 8-7

What to Know

The Fresno State Bulldogs haven't won a matchup against the Nevada Wolf Pack since Jan. 21 of 2017, but they'll be looking to end the drought on Friday. The Bulldogs and Nevada will face off in a Mountain West battle at 11 p.m. ET at Lawlor Events Center. The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close game.

Fresno State was able to grind out a solid victory over the Utah State Aggies on Tuesday, winning 61-54. It was another big night for Fresno State's forward Orlando Robinson, who dropped a double-double on 13 rebounds and 11 points along with six dimes. That makes it three consecutive games in which Robinson has had at least 11 rebounds.

Meanwhile, Nevada came up short against the Wyoming Cowboys on Monday, falling 77-67. The losing side was boosted by guard Grant Sherfield, who had 20 points and eight assists.

Fresno State's win brought them up to 13-4 while the Wolf Pack's loss pulled them down to 8-7. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Bulldogs come into the contest boasting the third fewest points allowed per game in college basketball at 56.5. On the other end of the spectrum, Nevada is 31st worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 75.5 on average.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 11 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lawlor Events Center -- Reno, Nevada
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $16.16


The Wolf Pack are a slight 2-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Bulldogs as a 2-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Nevada have won nine out of their last 12 games against Fresno State.

  • Jan 17, 2021 - Nevada 79 vs. Fresno State 65
  • Jan 15, 2021 - Nevada 73 vs. Fresno State 57
  • Feb 22, 2020 - Nevada 78 vs. Fresno State 76
  • Feb 23, 2019 - Nevada 74 vs. Fresno State 68
  • Jan 12, 2019 - Nevada 74 vs. Fresno State 64
  • Jan 31, 2018 - Nevada 102 vs. Fresno State 92
  • Dec 27, 2017 - Nevada 80 vs. Fresno State 65
  • Mar 10, 2017 - Nevada 83 vs. Fresno State 72
  • Jan 21, 2017 - Fresno State 81 vs. Nevada 76
  • Dec 31, 2016 - Fresno State 77 vs. Nevada 76
  • Feb 13, 2016 - Nevada 77 vs. Fresno State 72
  • Jan 06, 2016 - Fresno State 85 vs. Nevada 63

Injury Report for Nevada

No Injury Information

Injury Report for Fresno State

  • Junior Ballard: Game-Time Decision (Lower Leg)
  • Jemarl Baker: Out (Knee)