FRESNO, California — Tyler Johnson scored 18 points with six rebounds as Fresno State defeated Colorado State 75-66 on Saturday night.
Colorado State led early in the first half but Fresno State rallied in the five minutes before the break with a 12-0 run to lead 38-25 at halftime.
Johnson hit back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the second period to extend the Bulldog lead 63-47 with 9:14 to play. The Rams closed to within eight points with an 11-2 run but an Alex Davis dunk and a combined 5 of 6 from the free throw line in the final 1:25 sealed the win for the Bulldogs.
Daniel Bejarano led the Rams (14-12, 5-8) with 24 points and six rebounds. Colorado State committed 13 turnovers during the game.