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Mountaintop View 6-3-20

Preparing for the return of sports, recruiting, and more.

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Amid pandemic, UW equipment staff takes abundance of precaution

The developments across the country in the last week have been heavy, and one wouldn’t blame you for briefly forgetting COVID-19 is a thing, but Wyoming’s equipment staff and many others in college athletics are bracing for how to prepare for athletes returning.

Mountain West cuts conference tournaments amid coronavirus-caused financial woes

This was inevitable, but still sucks nonetheless. Baseball, softball, track and field (indoor and outdoor), golf, and swimming and diving are all affected in some way.

Analysis: Donavan Yap coming to UNLV with gunslinger attitude

Check out this very detailed analysis on what UNLV basketball is inheriting with the addition of Donovan Yap.

Mountain West football’s top-12 NFL draft prospects

April/May of 2021 seems like an eternity from now, but without the benefit of hindsight it doesn’t appear as if the Mountain West will have any headline draftees next spring. That could of course change, and Chris Murray lists some of the candidates to be drafted next spring.

That seems...harsh

Sure looks like UNLV will be sporting a new football field

Congrats, Mountain West class of 2020!

On the Horizon:

  • Coming Today: Top 10 Returning Players for Air Force
  • Coming Today: All-time Wolf Pack Starting Five
  • Coming Friday: MWCConnection Roundtable: Which team will be the most improved this season?