Week 5 of the 2012-13 season features nearly seven days of MWC men's basketball action featuring marquee match ups the nationally ranked New Mexico Lobos hosting the USC Trojans and Valparaiso Crusaders, the surprising Boise St. Broncos visiting the Utah Utes and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels traveling to face the California Golden Bears.
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The nationally-ranked New Mexico Lobos got double figure scoring from starting big men Alex Kirk and Chad Adams to remain undefeated on the year, defeating the visiting Valparaiso Crusaders Saturday night at The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M.
The California Golden Bears are coming off a 25 point beat down loss to Wisconsin and are going to be looking to avoid losing their second game in a row when the 21st ranked UNLV Runnin' Rebels come to town.
Lobo TV again has highlights plus comments from New Mexico Lobos head coach Steve Alford plus players Kendall Williams and Hugh Greenwood following UNM's 75-67 win over the USC Trojans Wednesday night at The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M.
Those lovely people at Lobo TV are at it again, this time providing video of Monday's weekly press conference from the New Mexico Lobos (ranked 18th in the Associated Press 20th in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll). We have comments from head coach Steve Alford as well as players Alex Kirk and Hugh Greenwood.
San Diego St., UNLV and New Mexico all moved up in the AP and Coaches polls Monday but the upstart Boise St. men's basketball team is getting all the attention (deservedly) from the Monday bloggers at CBS Sports, NBC Sports and ESPN.
The Mountain West Conference has made moves to take the position of being the top college basketball league in the West over the past few years. Last night's wins by the San Diego St. Aztecs and Wyoming Cowboys over nationally-ranked Pac-12 opponents got the attention of some in the national media. Will the MWC solidify its position this post season? MW Connection takes a look at it.