Halftime Report

Their last head-to-head back in January was close, and so far it looks like that's how Fresno State and the Spartans will finish this one. Fresno State has jumped out to a quick 34-33 lead against the Spartans.

If Fresno State keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 10-13 in no time. On the other hand, San Jose State will have to make due with an 8-15 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

Fresno State Bulldogs @ San Jose State Spartans

Current Records: Fresno State 9-13, San Jose State 8-14

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Where: Provident Credit Union Event Center -- San Jose, California
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $11.99

What to Know

Fresno State is 9-1 against the Spartans since January of 2020, and they'll have a chance to extend that success on Tuesday. Both teams will face off in a Mountain West battle at 10:00 p.m. ET at Provident Credit Union Event Center. Fresno State is no doubt hoping to put an end to a four-game streak of away losses.

Fresno State lost a heartbreaker to the Rams when they met back in February of 2023, and they left with a heavy heart again on Saturday. The Bulldogs took a 73-61 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Rams. The defeat unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for Fresno State in their matchups with the Rams: they've now lost 11 in a row.

Despite the loss, Fresno State got a solid performance out of Donavan Yap Jr., who scored 20 points along with five rebounds. Yap Jr. didn't help Fresno State's cause all that much against the Rebels on Tuesday but the same can't be said for this match. Isaiah Hill was another key contributor, almost dropping a double-double on 11 points and nine assists.

Meanwhile, San Jose State's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Friday after their fifth straight loss. There's no need to mince words: the Spartans lost to the Wolf Pack, and the Spartans lost bad. The score wound up at 90-60. San Jose State was in a tough position after the first half, with the score already sitting at 49-24.

San Jose State's defeat came about despite a quality game from Alvaro Cardenas, who scored 14 points. Cardenas didn't help San Jose State's cause all that much against the Aggies on Tuesday but the same can't be said for this contest.

The Bulldogs have been struggling recently as they've lost four of their last five matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 9-13 record this season. As for the Spartans, their loss dropped their record down to 8-14.

Fresno State is hoping to beat the odds on Tuesday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Both teams have had problems against the spread this season as they are both 9-12.

Fresno State came out on top in a nail-biter against the Spartans in their previous matchup back in January, sneaking past 85-82. The rematch might be a little tougher for Fresno State since the squad won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


San Jose State is a slight 2-point favorite against Fresno State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 2-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 139.5 points.

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Series History

Fresno State has won 9 out of their last 10 games against San Jose State.

  • Jan 16, 2024 - Fresno State 85 vs. San Jose State 82
  • Feb 07, 2023 - Fresno State 70 vs. San Jose State 62
  • Jan 10, 2023 - San Jose State 74 vs. Fresno State 64
  • Mar 09, 2022 - Fresno State 69 vs. San Jose State 67
  • Feb 01, 2022 - Fresno State 73 vs. San Jose State 43
  • Jan 11, 2022 - Fresno State 79 vs. San Jose State 59
  • Jan 10, 2021 - Fresno State 80 vs. San Jose State 65
  • Jan 08, 2021 - Fresno State 79 vs. San Jose State 64
  • Feb 12, 2020 - Fresno State 84 vs. San Jose State 78
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Fresno State 79 vs. San Jose State 64