WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: FRESNO STATE AT SAN DIEGO STATE
2 p.m. at Viejas Arena in San Diego
Bulldogs 9-3, 1-0 Mountain West; Aztecs 4-8, 1-0
Mountain West Network (
)/KFPT (AM 790)
Fresno State, picked for fourth in preseason poll, opened MW play by beating visiting New Mexico 71-65 Wednesday. Senior forward Alex Sheedy leads way at 17.4 ppg, 7.6 rebounds while shooting .419 from floor (.306 on 3-pointers) for team averaging conference-best .439 (second-best .362 on 3s). Bulldogs are limiting opponents to .385 shooting (.287 on 3s). … San Diego State, picked seventh, rallied from five down in second half to win 74-65 at Air Force on Wednesday and snap a four-game skid. Aztecs, with no one averaging double figures in scoring, are shooting at .402 clip (MW-worst .259 on 3s) and averaging 58.2 ppg — 10th out of 11 conference schools. … Teams split series last season, Aztecs winning 70-69 on Jan. 15 in Fresno and Bulldogs 67-63 on March 1 in San Diego.