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Mountaintop View 7-2-18

Lots of Boise State news.

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Good morning everyone. Welcome to Monday. Let’s soften the blow by giving you some links from around the Mountain West.

Boise State softball coach headed to the sunshine state.

After guiding her team to the first ever NCAA tournament birth, Boise State will lose its head coach. Cindy Ball is leaving after four seasons to become the head softball coach at UCF. Since they don’t lose much roster-wise, they team should be just as competitive next season.

Most underrated players on each of the top 25 teams.

ESPN doing their version of off-season CFB content with this article. As Boise State is the only Mountain West Conference team currently in the top 25, that’s who is highlighted. For the Broncos, they list rising junior RB Alexander Mattison as the underrated player. After getting off to a slow start, he really came on strong, dominating at times. If he continues that development, the offense will be extremely balanced.

Boise State President works his final day.

After 15 years, Boise State President Bob Kustra has worked his last day. The 75 year-old guided the school and athletic program to new heights during his tenure. BSU decided to extend the search awhile back rather than choose from 3 underwhelming finalists.

Boise State reveals first version of field design.

MWC Assistant Commissioner moving on up.

On the horizon:

  • Later today: A brand new MWC Recruiting Roundup. Hear from quite a few new commits as well as the July version of our MWC Recruiting Rankings.
  • Tuesday: The latest The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly recaps the 2017 Border War between CSU and Wyoming in the snow game.
  • Wednesday: A behind the scenes look at the recent recruiting success of the Nevada football team. We interviewed Recruiting Coordinator Alex Collins.