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Mountaintop View 6-5-20

MBB early rankings, Scholar Athlete of the year, CFL, GPA, catching up with Cole.

Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament - San Diego State v Utah State Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images

Happy Friday to one and all. Kickstart your weekend by spending time reading and discussing the Mountain West with some of our content as well as news and info from the web.

Looking ahead to the MBB season.

Chris Murray in his mailbox takes a look at all 11 MWC men’s basketball teams, sorting them into four tiers. Murray puts SDSU head and shoulders above the rest, then CSU, UNLV, Boise State and Utah State in the second tier, and so on from there.

Cadet named Colorado Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Graduated senior and former Air Force linebacker Kyle Johnson was named the Colorado Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the National Football Foundation. It’s a huge honor for him and the academy as a whole. Johnson has also earned a commission to the Space Force. He will obtain a master’s degree first.

Former Ram heading to the CFL.

Bulldogs getting things done in the classroom.

Catch up with Cole.

On the Horizon:

  • Coming Today: MWCConnection Roundtable: Which team will be the most improved this season?