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Mountaintop View 10-27-20

AP poll, Fremont Cannon preview, pre-season hoops news

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Football is back! feels good to type that out! With the first week in the books we have a look at the new AP poll as well as a few links on whats to come in week 2. We also have a decent amount of hoops news as well. enjoy!

Nevada big favorites to win Fremont Cannon

Fresh off a thrilling win over Wyoming, the Wolf Pack will look to keep it rolling as huge favorites against rival UNLV. The Rebels snuck away with the Cannon last season winning 33-30 but both teams have started the 2020 season off in opposite directions with UNLV getting routed by SDSU 34-6 in their first game. Nevada coach Jay Norvell says “we want to get the cannon back. It’s very important to us and our program”.

ESPN cancels pre-season tournament

Due to complications with COVID-19, ESPN has called off their pre-season basketball tournament in Orlando. Boise State was slated to play national power Kansas in November.

Week 8 AP poll

Finally some MW action in the top 25. Boise State checks in at 25 and is the only team ranked from the conference. San Diego State did receive one vote and will look to build off of a dominant win over UNLV and sneak into the polls in later weeks.

Sam Merrill could be a draft day steal for NBA team

San Diego State looking to host pre-season tournament

Players of the week

On the horizon:

  • Later Today:The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Week One
  • Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Instant impressions and small sample sizes.
  • Coming Wednesday: Week One Bowl Projections