FRESNO, Calif. -- Deshon Taylor scored 22 points and Fresno State overcame a five-point halftime deficit to rout San Jose State 77-59 on Wednesday night.
The win is the 100th for coach Rodney Terry at Fresno State, fourth all-time at the school. He stands four wins from matching Jerry Tarkanian's 104 officially credited wins.
Jaron Hopkins finished with 19 points for the Bulldogs (15-11, 7-7 Mountain West), who have won 14 of their last 15 conference home games and six straight at home against San Jose State.
The Spartans (13-11, 6-7) held a 35-30 lead at the half and maintained a three-point advantage with 14 minutes to play. A Deshon Taylor layup followed by a Jahmel Taylor 3 proved to be the turning point for Fresno State however, as the Bulldogs ripped off 24 of the next 27 points to seize a 62-44 advantage with seven minutes to go.
Ryan Welage scored 18 points for the Spartans, who trailed by double figures throughout the last 10 minutes.
Fresno State erases deficit, routs San Jose State 77-59