FRESNO, Calif. -- Deshon Taylor scored 22 points, including nine at the free-throw line, leading five into double figures as Fresno State rallied past New Mexico 89-80 Saturday night.
Fresno State (13-6, 3-3 Mountain West) made up a five-point gap when a Jahmel Taylor drive with just under eight minutes left gave the Bulldogs a 68-66 lead. Ray Bowles Jr. and Deshon Taylor made five of six free throws, adding to the lead, before Deshon Taylor hit a dagger of a 3-pointer to put Fresno State up 10 right after a New Mexico timeout. Taylor scored 10 of his points in the last five minutes.
The Bulldogs shot 65 percent, making 32 of 49, including 9 of 12 from distance.
Mannion, who recently reclassified and is ESPN's No.11 overall player in the class of 2019, chose Arizona over Marquette.
He'll fit in with Sean Miller's plans for a faster tempo on offense.
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.