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Fresno State 74

(1-1, 1-0 home)

    11:00 PM ET, November 17, 2010

    Save Mart Center, Fresno, California

    1 2 T
    VANG 22 2042
    FRES 34 4074

    Top Performers

    Vanguard: C. Pynch 8 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    Fresno St: B. Rhodes 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Fresno St. 74, Vanguard 42

    Associated Press

    FRESNO, Calif. -- Bennie Rhodes scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Fresno State won its home opener by defeating Vanguard 74-42 on Wednesday night.

    Garrett Johnson scored 11 points and Tyler Johnson 10 for the Bulldogs (1-1), who enjoyed a 33-0 edge in fast-break points.

    Cameron Nettles led Vanguard (1-1) with 10 points, while Alex Chapman collected 12 rebounds for the NAIA school.

    Rhodes skied for an offensive rebound and putback just before the halftime buzzer to put Fresno State ahead 34-22. It was the Bulldogs' biggest lead to that point.

    Fresno State shot 55.2 percent (32 of 58), compared to Vanguard's 25 percent (16 of 64).

    Greg Smith and Ned Golubovic were the only players in Fresno State coach Steve Cleveland's nine-man rotation who saw regular minutes last season. The two big men combined for just six points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VANG
    FRES
    Points 42 74
    FG Made-Attempted 16-64 (.250) 32-58 (.552)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-22 (.091) 2-7 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 8-16 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 32

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