Chris Murray dissects several problems potentially facing the Mountain West on the hardwood. The conference is hoping San Diego State and Utah State make deep runs in the NCAA Tournament, but with openings at Minnesota, Utah, and possibly more to come, it’s fair to wonder if a few MWC programs will be poached from. Read the article above for more.
Keeler: CSU Rams players, fans owed apology by Mountain West commish Craig Thompson, who helped make their NCAA Tournament snub possible
This article is a few days old, but worth running here. While the MWC roots on SDSU and USU, some can’t help but wonder “what if” with Colorado State’s near miss snub, largely influenced by bid thieves Georgetown and Oregon State, but also by the Mountain West’s decision to makeup games the week prior to the conference tournament. Does Keeler have a point?
Aztecs poised for a big week?
Bracket as big as our plans in Indy. pic.twitter.com/kj5oVSV9uo— San Diego State Men's Basketball (@Aztec_MBB) March 17, 2021
Well deserved honors for two special players
Broncos join the Aztecs in having to pause spring football
From last night: Boise State has paused spring football practices due to eight positive COVID-19 tests, 11 more out due to contact tracing >>>> https://t.co/E1ZVmhC1jA— B.J. Rains (@BJRains) March 17, 2021
The Aggies, however, continue to enjoy spring ball (knock on wood)
In case you’re not following us on Instagram (which you should be...not even sure what else you’d be doing),— USU Football (@USUFootball) March 17, 2021
We just wanted to share what an absolutely PERFECT day it is for some football ! ☀️ pic.twitter.com/exXM6m8Zem
On The Horizon:
Today: Peak Perspective: Mountain West hoops come up short
Friday: MWC in the NCAA Tournament: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (3-19-21). March Madness is here!