The Fresno State Bulldogs are back home Saturday to face the UNLV Rebels. The 3 pm PT afternoon tip-off will also be nationally televised by CBS Sports Network. BarkBoard.com breaks down how to watch and follow the game.
Match 18: Fresno State vs UNLV
dates: Saturday, Jan 21
Time: 3 pm PT
Location: Fresno, California
Arena: Save Mart Center
TV: CBS Sports Network
Streaming online: www.cbssports.com/cbs-sports-network / CBS Sports App / Online television streaming services including fuboTV
Radio: Bulldog Sports Network – Fresno: 1340 AM, 96.7 FM | Bakersfield: 970 AM
Stream online radio: Varsity and iHeartRadio apps, Fresno State Bulldogs app, GoBulldogs.com/watch
How to watch
CBS Sports Network will broadcast the game on national television. Chick Hernandez will be the play-by-play announcer along with analyst Steve Wolf.
– CBS Sports Network is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors. For distributors with national channel lineups please find CBS Sports Network as follows: DirecTV – 221, Dish Network – 158, Verizon FiOS – 94, AT&T U-Verse – 643. For all other providers, use the CBSSN channel finder to find your channel or check your local listings. CBS Sports Network is also available with OTT providers Hulu, YouTube TV, & Football TV.
– You can authenticate via your provider and watch CBS Sports Network on http://www.cbssports.com/cbs-sports-network/ as well as on the CBS Sports App.
How to lists
The Fresno State Bulldogs broadcasts are on iHeartRadio. The broadcasts are aired locally on 1340 AM and 96.7 FM in Fresno, plus 970 AM in Bakersfield. The stream can also be heard on iHeartRadio app, the “Fresno State Bulldogs” app or “The Varsity Network” app. Paul Loeffler and Marc Q. Jones are on the call.
You can also follow the game online in the BarkBoard Game Thread – get live updates from the site staff and discuss the game as it happens with fellow Red Wavers on the BarkBoard message board forum. You can find the game thread on the BarkBoard men’s basketball message board here: https://247sports.com/college/fresno-state/board/the-save-mart-center-102988/
Fresno State is a 3.5-point home underdog, according to Caesars Sportsbook. The over/under total score line is 130 points. That makes for a projected final score of about 67-63 in favor of the Rebels.
About the Bulldogs
Fresno State enters at 6-11 overall and 2-4 in Mountain West play. The Bulldogs stand at 8th in the conference and are three games back of first place.
The Bulldogs have lost three games in a row since knocking off nationally-ranked New Mexico, but the Bulldogs have also been down to just seven healthy players in their last two games. Without their three leading scorers, the ‘Dogs last lost to Air Force 51-48 a week ago.
The ‘Dogs are hopeful to have Isaiah Hill (concussion protocol) and Jemarl Baker (knee) back, and perhaps others as well. Isaih Moore (also missed the Bulldogs’ last game in concussion protocol) leads the team with 12.1 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Baker averages 11.9 points and 2.5 assists – and Hill averages 8.9 points and 3.2 assists. Without those three, Eduardo Andre last led the Bulldogs with 14 points and 15 rebounds in the loss to Air Force.
About the Rebels
UNLV went 11-1 in non-conference play including a win over a ranked Dayton team and only a two-point loss to San Francisco. But the Rebels have gone just 1-5 in Mountain West play since and are now 12-6 overall. They stand at 10th place in the conference and are four games back of first.
UNLV is led by 6-foot-3 guard EJ Harkless who averages 16.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. Six-foot-six senior guard Luis Rodriguez adds 12.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game – 6-foot-4 guard Keshon Gilbert also averages 12.4 points, 3.9 assists and 3.8 rebound.
The guard-heavy team is lead down low by Hong Kong native David Muoka, a 6-foot-10 and 235-pound senior – and 6-foot-7 and 225-pound forward Victor Iwuakor of Nigeria. The two average a combined 37 minutes, 8.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.