Happy Friday and take a look at the latest news below.
Things Are Critical
How critical is next 2 weeks? Mark Emmert told NCAA Council if decision had to be made now NCAA fall championships (soccer, cross country, volleyball & FCS football) likely would be canceled, sources told @Stadium. FBS officials have said they won’t make decision before late July— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 16, 2020
MWC Bilenikoff Watchlist Players.
5️⃣ on the @biletnikoffawrd Watch List @king_khalil2 | @BroncoSportsFB @WideOutNation18 | @CSUFootball— Mountain West (@MountainWest) July 16, 2020
Jared Smart | @HawaiiFootball @ElijahCooks | @NevadaFootball @BambinoTre | @SanJoseStateFB pic.twitter.com/KpplzAdIs4
NCAA allows extra FCS win for bowl eligibility.
NCAA will allow FBS schools to count 2 games against qualifying FCS teams toward bowl eligibility this season. This likely will only impact Group of 5/independents since all Power 5 schools likely to play only Power 5 opponents this year— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 16, 2020
Schools can give aid without counting against scholarships.
BREAKING: The @NCAA Division I Council has PASSED legislation, effective August 1, that would allow teams to give need-based/merit aid without it counting against a program’s scholarship total. This is big news for college baseball.— Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogers) July 15, 2020
MWC loan helps saved conference jobs.
On the Horizon:
- Later today: MWCConnection Roundtable: What will be the biggest (non-covid) season storyline in the MWC?
- Later today: Cancelled Games
- Later today: Utah State QB comings and goings.