2014–15 Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball team

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2014–15 Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference Mountain West Conference
2014–15 record 15–17 (10–8 Mountain West)
Head coach Rodney Terry (4th season)
Assistant coach Michael Schwartz
Assistant coach Byron Jones
Assistant coach Kenton Paulino
Home arena Save Mart Center
Seasons
2014–15 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boise State 14 4   .778     25 9   .735
San Diego State 14 4   .778     27 9   .750
Colorado State 13 5   .722     27 7   .794
Wyoming 11 7   .611     25 10   .714
Utah State 11 7   .611     18 13   .581
Fresno State 10 8   .556     15 17   .469
UNLV 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
New Mexico 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Air Force 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Nevada 5 13   .278     9 22   .290
San Jose State* 0 18   .000     2 28   .067
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
2015 MWC Tournament winner

The 2014–15 Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball team represented California State University, Fresno during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Rodney Terry's fourth season at Fresno State. The Bulldogs played their home games at the Save Mart Center and were members of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 15–17, 10–8 in Mountain West play to finish in sixth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament to Colorado State.

Previous season[edit]

The 2013–14 Fresno State finished the season with an overall record of 21–15, 9–9 in the Mountain West to finish in a tie for fifth place. In the Mountain West Conference Tournament, the Bulldogs were defeated by UNLV quarterfinals. They were invited to the College Basketball Invitational which they won game 1 before losing games 2 and 3 to Siena in the championship game.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Tyler Johnson 1 G 6'2" 186 Senior Mountain View, CA Graduated
Tanner Giddings 5 F/C 6'11" 226 Junior Windsor, CA Transferred
Broderick Newbill 25 G/F 6'5" 195 RS Sophomore Kansas City, MO Transferred
Allen Huddleston 55 G 6'1" 183 RS Senior Merced, CA Graduated

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Isaiah Bailey
SG
Compton, CA Compton 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Nov 5, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 78
Terrell Carter
C
Redondo Beach, CA Redondo Union 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (110 kg) May 3, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 70
Eugene Artison
SF
Seattle Franklin 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Nov 2, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 66
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout:   Rivals:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Fresno State Bulldogs men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Owootoah, EmmanuelEmmanuel Owootoah 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Cordia HS Toronto, ON
G 1 Taylor, DarnellDarnell Taylor 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Saddleback College Los Angeles, CA
F 2 Anderson, BraedenBraeden Anderson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS So Wilbraham & Monson Acad. Okotoks, AB
G 3 Guerrero, CezarCezar Guerrero 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Oklahoma State Huntington Park, CA
F 4 Edo, KarachiKarachi Edo 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 226 lb (103 kg) So Berkner HS Richardson, TX
F 10 Davis, AlexAlex Davis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Hutchinson CC Houston, TX
G 13 Williams, BlakeBlake Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 197 lb (89 kg) RS So Kennedy HS Sacramento, CA
G 14 Lewis, JulienJulien Lewis 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Texas Galveston, TX
G/F 22 Watson, PaulPaul Watson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 187 lb (85 kg) So Paradise Valley HS Phoenix, AZ
G 23 Harris, MarvelleMarvelle Harris 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 212 lb (96 kg) Jr Eisenhower HS Rialto, CA
G 24 Bailey, IsaiahIsaiah Bailey 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Compton HS Compton, CA
C 34 Carter II, TerrellTerrell Carter II 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Fr Redondo Union HS Redondo Beach, CA
F 35 Artison, EugeneEugene Artison 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr Franklin HS Seattle, WA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Michael Schwartz (Texas)
  • Bryon Jones (Central Oklahoma)
  • Kenton Paulino (Texas)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[1]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exitbition
11/09/2014*
4:00 PM
UC Santa Cruz W 77–38 
Save Mart Center (4,925)
Fresno, CA
Regular Season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM
at Pepperdine L 74–89  0–1
Firestone Fieldhouse (2,003)
Malibu, CA
11/17/2014*
7:00 PM
Bristol University
Gulf Coast Showcase Opening Round
W 93–55  1–1
Save Mart Center (5,210)
Fresno, CA
11/20/2014*
7:00 PM
at Northern Arizona L 52–73  1–2
Walkup Skydome (1,674)
Flagstaff, AZ
11/24/2014*
11:30 AM
vs. Evansville
Gulf Coast Showcase quarterfinals
L 52–58  1–3
Germain Arena (2,118)
Estero, FL
11/25/2014*
9:00 AM
vs. East Carolina
Gulf Coast Showcase consolation round
L 52–58  1–4
Germain Arena (240)
Estero, FL
11/26/2014*
9:00 AM
vs. Marist
Gulf Coast Showcase 7th place game
L 64–68  1–5
Germain Arena (271)
Estero, FL
11/30/2014*
3:00 PM, CBSSN
California L 57–64  1–6
Save Mart Center (5,741)
Fresno, CA
12/03/2014*
7:00 PM
UC Irvine W 72–63  2–6
Save Mart Center (5,210)
Fresno, CA
12/06/2014*
7:00 PM
at Cal State Bakersfield W 63–61  3–6
Icardo Center (2,491)
Bakersfield, CA
12/10/2014*
6:00 PM
at Texas Tech L 56–73  3–7
United Supermarkets Arena (5,530)
Lubbock, TX
12/13/2014*
7:00 PM
Cal Poly W 63–57  4–7
Save Mart Center (5,372)
Fresno, CA
12/20/2014*
7:00 PM
at Pacific L 68–71  4–8
Alex G. Spanos Center (2,326)
Stockton, CA
12/28/2014*
1:00 PM
St. Katherine College W 93–62  5–8
Save Mart Center (5,205)
Fresno, CA
12/31/2014
4:00 PM, ESPN3
at New Mexico L 64–76  5–9 (0–1)
The Pit (14,478)
Albuquerque, NM
01/03/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
San Diego State L 57–59  6–9 (1–1)
Save Mart Center (5,910)
Fresno, CA
01/07/2015
8:00 PM, RTRM
Utah State W 61–52  7–9 (2–1)
Save Mart Center (5,591)
Fresno, CA
01/10/2015
3:00 PM
at Nevada W 69–66  8–9 (3–1)
Lawlor Events Center (5,310)
Reno, NV
01/14/2015
7:00 PM
at San Jose State W 73–62  9–9 (4–1)
Event Center Arena (1,091)
San Jose, CA
01/17/2015
4:00 PM, ESPN3
No. 25 Wyoming L 65–70 3OT 9–10 (4–2)
Save Mart Center (8,118)
Fresno, CA
01/24/2015
4:00 PM, ASN
Nevada W 66–62  10–10 (5–2)
Save Mart Center (7,945)
Fresno, CA
01/27/2015
6:00 PM, CBSSN
at San Diego State L 47–58  10–11 (5–3)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/31/2015
3:00 PM, CBSSN
at Colorado State L 57–80  10–12 (5–4)
Moby Arena (7,043)
Fort Collins, CO
02/04/2015
7:00 PM
San Jose State W 81–63  11–12 (6–4)
Save Mart Center (5,550)
Fresno, CA
02/10/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at UNLV L 61–73  11–13 (6–5)
Thomas & Mack Center (12,384)
Paradise, NV
02/14/2015
4:00 PM, ESPN3
Boise State W 70–64  12–13 (7–5)
Save Mart Center (6,553)
Fresno, CA
02/18/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Colorado State L 73–81  12–14 (7–6)
Save Mart Center (5,610)
Fresno, CA
02/21/2015
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at Utah State L 79–85  12–15 (7–7)
Smith Spectrum (10,218)
Logan, UT
02/25/2015
6:30 PM, CBSSN
at Wyoming W 64–59  13–15 (8–7)
Arena-Auditorium (5,868)
Laramie, WY
02/28/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
New Mexico W 59–55  14–15 (9–7)
Save Mart Center (8,310)
Fresno, CA
03/04/2015
7:00 PM, MWN
Air Force W 68–66  15–15 (10–7)
Save Mart Center (6,341)
Fresno, CA
03/07/2015
5:00 PM, ESPN3
at Boise State L 52–71  15–16 (10–8)
Taco Bell Arena (11,308)
Boise, ID
Mountain West Tournament
03/12/2015
8:30 PM, CBSSN
vs. Colorado State
Quarterfinals
L 59–71  15–17
Thomas & Mack Center (8,655)
Paradise, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014-15 Schedule". Retrieved 2014-08-27.