It’s Friday. Exhale. Lament there is no Mountain West football this weekend. Press on, brighter days are ahead.
After twenty years in the Nevada athletic department, Rory Hickory quietly retired this summer. He was one of the first hires by the legendary Chris Ault. He was instrumental to the Wolf Pack transition from the Big West to the WAC, was a chief fundraiser, was in charge of football schedules during this successful runs in the 2000s and oversaw men’s basketball during their NCAA tourney runs recently. What a career.
The Asheville Bubble?
Sources: Harrah's Cherokee Center in Asheville, North Carolina has emerged as a potential location to host a bubble in college basketball.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 3, 2020
This bubble would include both non-conference and conference games.
Utah State senior center Klay Stall has been ruled ineligible for the upcoming basketball season. It’s the latest setback for Stall, who has only played in 13 games over three seasons due to injuries. The important thing is he will earn his degree. Best of luck to him going forwrd.
The Air Force Academy is in elite company.
The College Raptor's 2021 Best Colleges rankings are out! We were ranked #7 in the Top 25 Best Public Colleges, as well as #1 Best College in the Rocky Mountains! #YourAcademy #ExcellenceInAllWeDo pic.twitter.com/TZZVROCJw5— U.S. Air Force Academy (@AF_Academy) September 2, 2020
Peak Performances: Week 0
:— Mountain West (@MountainWest) September 3, 2020
Our week 0 winner as picked by , :@HawaiiFootball’s 2019 dramatic victory over Arizona
“We knew we wanted to do big things in the MW and we had to come out in Week 0 and prove it.” -@cb4six pic.twitter.com/4YnXjxICyq
On The Horizon:
Coming Friday - Another MWCConnection Roundtable
Coming Friday - Friday Night Lights Review S1E1