2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs

2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
14 Ryan Beddeo Fr PG 6-2 185 - Valencia (CA) United States Brewster Academy
20 Sam Bittner So G 6-6 200 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Trinity International School
22 Ountae Campbell So G 6-4 195 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Brentwood School
34 Terrell Carter II Jr C 6-10 290 - Redondo Beach (CA) United States Redondo Union
4 Karachi Edo Sr F 6-6 235 Oct 3, 1994 Richardson (TX) United States Berkner High School
32 Nate Grimes Fr PF 6-8 215 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Quality Education Academy
24 Jacob Holland Jr G 6-4 195 - Los Lunas (NM) United States Los Lunas High School
1 Jaron Hopkins Jr GF 6-6 205 Nov 14, 1994 Mesa (AZ) United States Dobson High School
0 Darryl McDowell-White Fr G 6-1 175 - Brisbane Australia Wishart State School
2 William McDowell-White Fr (Ineligible) PG 6-5 185 Apr 13, 1998 Brisbane Australia Ignatius Park College
10 Johnny McWilliams Fr SG 6-6 195 Apr 19, 1997 San Marcos (CA) United States San Marcos High School
35 Lazaro Rojas Fr FC 6-11 235 Nov 18, 1996 Sao Jose dos Campos Brazil Score Academy
13 Cullen Russo Sr F 6-9 235 - Bloomington (MN) United States Bloomington Jefferson High School
15 Grant Shell So G 6-3 190 Jan 28, 1997 Burlington (KS) United States Burlington High School
21 Deshon Taylor So G 6-1 180 Mar 17, 1996 Riverside (CA) United States John W. North High School
5 Jahmel Taylor Jr G 6-0 175 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Pacific Hills High School
3 Paul Watson Sr GF 6-7 215 Dec 30, 1994 Phoenix (AZ) United States Paradise Valley High School
11 Bryson Williams Fr PF 6-8 225 - Fresno (CA) United States Theodore Roosevelt High School

Recent Fresno State Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 20-13 (11-7) 4th (MWC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 25-10 (13-5) 2nd (MWC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 15-17 (10-8) 6th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 21-18 (9-9) 5th (MWC) 2nd Rnd CBI Runner Up
2012-2013 11-19 (5-11) 7th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 13-20 (3-11) 7th (WAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 14-17 (6-10) 7th (WAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-18 (7-9) 5th (WAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 13-21 (3-13) 9th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 13-19 (5-11) 6th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-10 (10-6) 3rd (WAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 15-13 (8-8) 6th (WAC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 16-14 (9-9) 4th (WAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 14-15 (10-8) 6th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 20-8 (13-5) 1st (WAC) N/A N/A

2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Deshon Taylor Mountain West All-Conference Third Team (Coaches)
Deshon Taylor Mountain West All-Conference Second Team (Media)
Jaron Hopkins Mountain West All-Conference Third Team (Media)
Jaron Hopkins Mountain West All-Defensive Team (Coaches)
Cullen Russo Mountain West Player of the Week (Nov 14, 2016)

2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Taylor D. Taylor J. Hopkins P. Watson B. Williams
Rotation   S. Bittner   C. Russo T. Carter II
Lim PT W. McDowell-White J. McWilliams K. Edo N. Grimes  
Lim PT R. Beddeo D. McDowell-White      
Lim PT   G. Shell      
Lim PT   O. Campbell      

2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jaron Hopkins 33 29.7 13.2 5.5 3.6 2.1 0.2 3.1
Deshon Taylor 33 28.2 12.5 2.4 2.1 1.2 0.0 1.6
Paul Watson 33 32.3 11.4 5.2 1.3 0.9 0.7 2.3
Jahmel Taylor 33 33.4 10.5 3.4 1.8 1.2 0.2 1.1
Cullen Russo 26 25.4 8.0 5.5 2.4 1.7 0.7 1.8
Bryson Williams 33 17.2 7.7 4.4 0.2 0.4 0.5 1.2
Karachi Edo 17 22.4 7.5 5.5 0.8 0.5 1.3 0.6
Terrell Carter II 33 14.7 5.6 2.7 0.4 0.4 0.7 1.2
Nate Grimes 13 6.3 1.7 1.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
Sam Bittner 26 13.1 1.3 1.8 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.5
Johnny McWilliams 22 6.2 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2
Darryl McDowell-White 4 3.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ryan Beddeo 3 2.7 0.7 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.0
William McDowell-White 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Fresno State Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rodney Terry Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Jerry Wainwright Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Marquette, 2013 to 2014)
Byron Jones Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Kenton Paulino Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Jim Bartko Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Matt Burkholder Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Nick Matson Director of Basketball Operations 2011-2012 N/A
Mark Gisbertz Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Graduate Manager (Fresno State, 2014 to 2016)
Kelli Eberlein Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A
Andrew Ure Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 N/A