This time, the Fresno State men’s basketball team made sure the game wasn’t close.
Senior guard New Williams scored a career-high 32 points and freshman forward Orlando Robinson had a double-double as Fresno State cruised past San Jose State 79-64 Saturday.
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Robinson had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Anthony Holland added 12 points, and Aguir Agau had six rebounds for the Bulldogs, who secured their first Mountain West victory of the season.
With the homecourt win, Fresno State improved to 5-10 overall and 1-3 in the Mountain West.
The Bulldogs have lost six games decided by a single possession or in overtime this season.
Williams Ties School, Conference Records
“We took good shots and we took care of the ball. We had nine turnovers and 20 assists. Obviously with New making threes is always a big difference,” said Bulldogs coach Justin Hutson.
Williams tied Braxton Huggins’ school and Mountain West records with 10 made 3-point field goals.
Brae Ivey had 19 points for the Spartans (5-11, 1-3). Zach Chappell added 11 points and Ralph Agee had nine rebounds.
Back on the Road for Bulldogs
Fresno State returns to the road for three of its next four games, starting it visits New Mexico (13-3, 2-1) on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
ESPNU and 940 AM ESPN radio will broadcast the game.
The Bulldogs’ next home game is with seventh-ranked and undefeated San Diego State (15-0, 4-0) on Jan. 14 at 8 p.m.