January 04, 2015

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris had 25 points, seven rebounds and four steals Saturday night, and Fresno State held off San Diego State for its first conference win 59-57.

Harris gave Fresno State (6-9, 1-1 Mountain West) a 55-44 lead on a layup with 1:38 left. The Aztecs (11-4, 1-1) rallied within two on Aqeel Quinn's 3-pointer and sent Harris to the line with 1.7 seconds. Harris missed both and San Diego State was unable to get off a final shot.

The Bulldogs opened the game on a 19-3 run and led by double digits until San Diego State scored 17 straight in the second half to tie the game at 40. Julien Lewis halted the run with a pair of free throws for Fresno State and the Bulldogs pulled away again with a 9-1 run.

Lewis added 14 points and Paul Watson had 12 for the Bulldogs.

Quinn led the Aztecs with 19 points.

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