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Mountaintop View 2-13-2019

Wednesday edition of links.

NCAA Basketball: Nevada at Colorado State Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Nevada’s Jazz Johnson proves doubters wrong

Jazz Johnson is often overlooked because of his size. The 5’10” guard wasn’t offered by Nevada coming out of high school, but Wolfpack coach Eric Musselman took a chance on him as a transfer from Portland. The decision has paid off as Johnson is currently the team’s third-leading scorer and one of the nation’s best shooters.

Bohl signs his personal best Wyoming class

Wyoming’s 2019 class includes 24 signees, 13 of which are three-star prospects. The class ranks 6th in the Mountain West, marking Bohl’s best at Wyoming. With significant losses on the defensive line and secondary, a few of the incoming freshman could make an immediate impact for the Cowboys next season.

2019 S&P+ Projected Rankings

Football season may have just ended, but it’s never too early to look ahead to next season. Take a look at Bill Connelly’s 2019 S&P+ rankings to see where Mountain West teams are projected to look next season. Boise State is the highest ranked team at #24.

CSU finalizes 2022 schedule

Colorado State has added a home game against Sacramento State to finalize their 2022 schedule. The game against the FCS opponent will offer the Rams a bit of reprieve from their difficult nonconference schedule which includes games at Michigan and Washington State.

On the horizon:

  • Later Today: Peak Perspective: Why Should the MWC Want to Keep SJSU and Remain in the FBS?
  • Later today: The latest bracketology
  • Later today: 2019 Recruiting Breakdown: Colorado State
  • Coming Thursday: Stats Corner: Football’s offensive advanced stats
  • Coming Thursday: 2019 Recruiting Breakdown: Nevada
  • Coming Thursday: Boise State Spring Preview: Linebackers