Happy Friday. You know the drill. We scoured the internet for links, we compiled them all in this post, and you get to read the latest MWC news of the day. Enjoy your reading as you transition from weekday to weekend.
It’s not the off-season until realignment gets brought up. In this weekly mailbag, Stewart Mandel discusses which G5 teams could be identified if P5 conferences ever wanted to add to their ranks (which he says is unlikely). He identifies five teams, including Boise State and San Diego State.
NCAA announces March Madness guidelines if teams can’t play.
The NCAA has put together its policy on replacement teams for the men's and women's basketball tournaments, if qualifying teams have to withdraw.— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) February 25, 2021
There will be no replacements once the tournament starts. Here's the men's policy. pic.twitter.com/GOjyTA8MGx
The end of Hey Reb! begins today: “Effective today, please discontinue the use of any items that include the mascot, the mustache by itself, or previous versions of the mascot...The only approved spirit mark for use is the curved UNLV, and the nickname "Rebels." #UNLV pic.twitter.com/ZBu1nCJB25— Alex Wright (@AlexWright1028) February 25, 2021
MWC Uniforms are top 10
Due to COVID-19 positive cases within the San José State MBB program, the two-game series between the Spartans and Wyoming scheduled for Feb. 25-27 has been canceled. Additionally, the Nevada at San José State contest scheduled for Wednesday, March 3 has also been canceled. pic.twitter.com/Vt6WLTnIJg— Mountain West (@MountainWest) February 24, 2021
On the Horizon:
- Later today: The 2021 Recruiting Breakdown series ends with Utah State