Happy Memorial Day one and all! Hope everyone is safe and healthy and able to find a way to enjoy the day. Maybe one of those ways to read up on the content we gathered here, and what we have coming for you later today.
Many schools are opening their sports back up for business with voluntary work outs in June. Stewart Mandel of the Athletic questions the ability of the leaders who brought us the BCS and debated satellite camps for a year. The plans put out in the public all seem good enough, but would it all come crashing down if some one tests positive?
Once again the Falcons are are among the top schools in Academic Progress Rate. The Football program was the top in the Mountain West and third in the nation. It marks the ninth straight year they have placed in the top ten. Women’s gymnastics and wrestling were also in the top 10% of their respective sports.
CBS Sports released a list of their top sleeper picks in the upcoming NBA draft, the ones with the best chance to sneak into the first round. Leading that list is former Aztec Malachi Flynn. They cite height and lack of elite athleticism as reasons for concern. However, they list shooting, creating, pick-and-roll game, and his ability around the rim as strengths that should overcome any questions.
From the end of last week, Wolf Pack loses a Wolf.
Nevada's Jalen Harris is staying in the 2020 NBA Draft, per his father.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 21, 2020
Significant Mountain West news.
Voluntary Activities are back.
On the horizon:
- Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, filled with the latest news and offers.
- Later today: The Nevada football position preview concludes with special teams.
- Later today: Aztecs in the NFL
- Coming Tuesday: Another edition of The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, looking at games from previous seasons.
- Coming Tuesday: 2020 Look Ahead: FCS Teams
- Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: NCAA Rule Changes
- Coming Wednesday: Revisiting the Boise State 2016 Class: Tight Ends