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Bulldogs get big signing

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San Joaquin Memorial’s 7-foot senior center Robert Upshaw thought he had it all figured out. He had made a verbal agreement to attend Kansas State in the fall.

But after coach Frank Martin left Kansas State for South Carolina, Upshaw knew in the back of his mind where he wanted to go: Fresno State, to play basketball for coach Rodney Terry.

“I had built a close relationship with coach Martin,” Upshaw said. “But once that situation happened I looked at everything, some notes that I took and realized coach Terry’s program was the best fit for me.”

Upshaw, born and raised on the east side of Fresno, said he will be one of the screws to help put the ’Dogs basketball program back together...


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