Welcome to your daily links: Friday edition. We have compiled stories from all corners of the conference, with an emphasis in spring games since many of those are taking place tomorrow. Read away...
As opposed to a traditional spring game, this will be more on an inside look to their practice. But, bonus: some fans will get an opportunity to be on the field helping with drills. Hard to pass up something like that.
The Aztecs is also bucking tradition in favor of a more interactive day between players and fans. Autograph sessions, drills with players, meet and greets will be some of the highlights of the day, as well as big discounts on team merchandise.
After struggling through the first few practices, the Hawaii offense found their stride in their most recent workout, according to Coach Rolo. Keep in mind they are adjusting to the run-and-shoot style being implemented, so struggles shouldn’t be a surprise. However, it’s promising to hear of days where things are clicking.
After years of facing a deficit in the athletic department, New Mexico is planning to cut some of their sports to balance the budget. At this point, they are publicly saying they have yet to identify which sports will be cut (personally, this seems doubtful). However, they do add the sport cut will have at least a year’s notice.
If you are a college basketball player looking to transfer, the Wolf Pack will find you. Some writers have speculated that Nevada is one big away from becoming a potentially elite team, and if they are able to land 6’10 Michael Finke from Illinois, who is eligible to play immediately as a grad transfer, the sky is the limit for their team next season.