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Mountain West hoops media day review, Nevada-Fresno tension, tonight’s MW football action, and more from yesterday

NCAA Basketball: Mountain West Conference Tournament- Colorado St vs Fresno St Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

CSU Rams men’s basketball picked to win Mountain West

Niko Medved’s Colorado State Rams were picked to win the Mountain West yesterday by the media. Rams earned 11 of 20 first-place votes. The Rams have been receiving 2021-2022 season hype since the spring. It’s deserved and no surprise. Still, the ever steady San Diego State Aztecs probably feel a little disrespected. Utah State ranked 5th feels off as well, but I suppose that’s why we play the games.

After burning Bulldogs last season, Nevada WR Tory Horton eagerly awaits Fresno homecoming

Nevada Sports Net’s Chris Murray details Nevada wide receiver Tory Horton’s homecoming this week. The Wolf Pack receiver grew up in Fresno, and harbors some resentment towards the Bulldogs for not recruiting him harder. Gotta love college football rivalries.

San Jose State vs. UNLV Football Prediction and Preview

Not exactly the marquee game of the week, but San Jose State and UNLV square off tonight at the Raiders fancy stadium. Read above to see who Athlon has pegged as the winner.

Yesterday was MWC media day for men’s hoops.

SP+ picking the Falcons and Bulldogs in heavyweight fights

On The Horizon:

Today: Mountain West Fan Guide: Week 8

Today: Hawaii vs. New Mexico State: Three things to look for, Prediction

Today: Air Force Preview: A Big Matchup vs San Diego State.

Today: Stats Corner: Current Best of the Future Conferences

Today: Week 8: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (Part 1)

Tomorrow: Week 8: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (Part 2)