It’s tournament week! Get ready for the MW basketball tournament with some links to cap off the regular season. We have the latest AP poll, media awards, and everything you need leading up to the tournament in Las Vegas.
Week 18 AP poll
The final AP poll before the MW tournament has SDSU staying at number 5. The Aztecs are the only MW team ranked and the only MW team receiving votes as Utah State did not receive any after their loss to New Mexico.
All-Mountain West Media Poll
The All-MW media awards have been released. Malachi Flynn wins POY and newcomer of the year while Brian Dutcher wins COY. The first team consists of Flynn, Jalen Harris, Sam Merrill, Bryce Hamilton, and Justinian Jessup.
Flynn finalist for Cousy award
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Five Finalists for 2020 Bob Cousy Point Guard Award. #CousyAward@DellTech | @EphesusLighting— Basketball HOF (@Hoophall) March 2, 2020
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Player of the week
Mountain West Men's Basketball Player of the Week— Mountain West (@MountainWest) March 1, 2020
(@malachi_flynn3) of @Aztec_MBB
Averaged 26.5 PPG, 5.5 REB, 4.5 AST in two wins
Scored a career-high 36 points
Led SDSU to a 13-point, second-half comeback win vs the Wolf Pack pic.twitter.com/Ur3gkisXeb
What are your team’s tournament chances?
Here are the probabilities for the Mountain West tournament, where top-seeded San Diego State is the favorite. (At UNLV. March 4-7). #log5 pic.twitter.com/wFgPqwguSl— Ken Pomeroy (@kenpomeroy) March 1, 2020
On the horizon:
- Later Today: Basketball Power Rankings: Utah State will be sweating March
- Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: SJSU football, a day-in-a-life around the Spartan complex
- Coming Wednesday: MWC Tourney: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (3-4-20)
- Coming Wednesday: 2020 NFL Combine Stock Report