FRESNO, Calif. -- Deshon Taylor scored 22 points, including nine at the free-throw line, leading five into double figures as Fresno State rallied past New Mexico 89-80 Saturday night.
Fresno State (13-6, 3-3 Mountain West) made up a five-point gap when a Jahmel Taylor drive with just under eight minutes left gave the Bulldogs a 68-66 lead. Ray Bowles Jr. and Deshon Taylor made five of six free throws, adding to the lead, before Deshon Taylor hit a dagger of a 3-pointer to put Fresno State up 10 right after a New Mexico timeout. Taylor scored 10 of his points in the last five minutes.
The Bulldogs shot 65 percent, making 32 of 49, including 9 of 12 from distance.
Arizona recently landed five-star guard Nico Mannion. How is the rest of the 2019 class shaping up?
Tony Bennett is renowned for his defensive schemes at Virginia. Jay Wright has turned Villanova into an offensive juggernaut. Which coaches rank highest on each side of the ball?
Facing grand larceny charges, Michael Weathers was suspended by Oklahoma State.