The Fresno State Bulldogs and new coach Justin Hutson opened basketball practice on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The Bulldogs still are waiting on a ruling from the NCAA whether 7-foot-1 center Assane Diouf will be eligible this season.
Fresno State coach Justin Hutson has a favorable schedule for his first season leading the Bulldogs’ program including a seven-game home stand in November and December that includes a Dec. 19 game against Cal.
Better late than never for Fresno State and 7-foot-1 center Assane Diouf, who was not enrolled in school on the first day of the fall semester. Diouf will start classes on Thursday, and continue to work through eligibility for 2018-19.
Fresno State recruit Assane Diouf, a 7-foot-1 center from Senegal and the DME Academy in Florida, is waiting for clearance to enroll in school. Diouf, a 2019 recruit, reclassified to get to Fresno State this year.
"Academics and athletics will rise together" might be a catchy slogan, but it doesn't in any way accurately reflect the current reality at Fresno State. The hiring of new athletic director Terry Tumey should allow President Joseph Castro to loosen his grip.
Fresno State basketball coach Justin Hutson has signed his second recruit in 6-foot-7 wing Aguir Agau as the university makes official the hiring of assistant coaches Keith Brown and Tim Shelton, both with San Joaquin Valley ties.
Fresno State's search for a permanent athletic director should start and end with former football coach Pat Hill. The old face of the Bulldogs needs to become the present one. He's just the guy to rescue a sinking program.
Fresno State men's basketball forward and former Roosevelt High star Bryson Williams is considering a transfer from his hometown team. Williams said it has nothing to do with Bulldogs' coaching change. Also, new Fresno State coach Justin Hutson released two freshman recruits.
Fresno State's new head men's basketball coach, Justin Hutson, arrived in a King Air 300 TurboProp aircraft emblazoned with the Bulldogs' color scheme and logo. The plane is owned by university alumnus Marvin Meyers.