Women's basketball: Fresno State coach Pebley faces former team for first time

The Fresno BeeFebruary 21, 2014 

Fresno State head women's basketball coach Raegan Pebley during team practice Friday, October 18, 2013 in Fresno, Calif.

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Fresno State women's basketball coach Raegan Pebley faces her former school for the first time Saturday when the Bulldogs host Utah State.

Pebley compiled a 110-155 record in nine seasons at Utah State. She left to replace Adrian Wiggins on the Fresno State bench last season, leading the Bulldogs to a 24-9 record that included a Mountain West Conference tournament title and the program's sixth straight NCAA Tournament bid.

Utah State is new to the Mountain West this season.

Fresno State vs. Utah State

Saturday: 2 p.m. at the Save Mart Center

Records: Bulldogs 15-10, 9-5; Aggies 11-14, 5-9

Radio/webcast: KFPT (AM 790)/ themw.com

Skinny: Fresno State, 11-2 all-time vs. Utah State, enters on four-game home winning streak (average margin of victory, 18.5 points). ... Bulldogs fighting for second in conference, a half-game back of Boise State (which hosts Fresno State on Wednesday). ... Aggies are scoring it (74.3, tied for second in MWC) but giving it up, too (77.6, ninth). Fresno State is second in defense (60.1) and scoring margin (plus-8.8).

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