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MountainTop View 3-15-19

Nevada Gain National Attention, Boise State Finds Their New DC, The Bulldogs Looking For The Next Man Up, and UNM Ends The Cowboys Season

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Meet the Nevada Wolf Pack, an NCAA tournament threat whose top six scorers are transfers

When you look at the Wolf Pack’s roster, it’s not your typical list of starters the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Most of the players currently suiting up for Nevada began their college careers at other schools. But they’ve all come together to form something very special at Nevada. The Wolf Pack are looking to make a statement in this year’s tournament.

Boise State football finds new defensive coordinator from within, hires new assistant

The Broncos didn’t have to look far to find their replacement for defensive coordinator. Jeff Schmedding, who was the team’s linebackers coach as been promoted to defensive coordinator. Head Coach Brain Harsin had nothing but praise for the new DC. Stating that Schmedding has done a “phenomenal job”. Both Boise State and Schmedding will look to return to the MWC Title game, after coming up short to Fresno State last season.

Fresno State football spring practice about more than positions. Who’ll step up and lead?

It’s no secret that a good leader can often mean the difference between a team winning or losing. For Fresno State, they’re not just looking for strong football players this spring, they are looking for a leader. Many of their veteran players have moved on, and this has left a void on the team. As we move into the spring and closer to the start of a new season, the defending champs will be looking for their next man up.

New Mexico’s rally ends Wyoming’s season in MW men’s basketball tournament

The up and down season for the Cowboys came to an end on Wednesday night at the hands of UNM. The Cowboys put up a good effort, but ultimately came up short, losing 68-78. Given the trails that Wyoming went through this season, it is still a remarkable achievement that they made it to the tournament.

On The Horizon

Friday: MWC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Friday, Week Three: MWC Baseball Power Rankings, Coach’s Corner: NFL Draft Tight Ends, Nevada Football Faces Purdue in Season Opener