It’s Monday and we’re back after the weekend. The links keep pressing on, so check out the latest Mountain West and college sports-related news from around the web, plus the original content we have coming your way this week.
The Wolf Pack high-powered offense was absent over two games, in which they were outscored 13-1, managing seven total hits over the two games. Needless to say, the pitching wasn’t great either. Still, it doesn’t take away from the successful season Nevada had this year.
The NCAA rules committee has voted to approve moving the women’s three-point line back to the international line, starting this season. The distance will be 22 feet, 1¾ inches. The best part? It will be one less line on the court that creates confusion while watching. The difference will amount to less than an inch and a half longer of a shot.
The former UNLV (and Bishop Gorman) head coach has finally resurfaced since being let go by the Rebels. Outside of a rumor linking him to being interested in the Boise State RB coach opening last year, there hasn’t been much chatter about Sanchez. However, he has emerged as an offensive analyst for TCU, which is position schools like Alabama have used for rehabbing fired head coaches to great mutual success.
Two new assistant directors of championships.
Source: UNLV and San Francisco will start a home-and-home series in San Francisco on December 4th. Return game in Las Vegas in 22-23.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 3, 2021
On the horizon:
- Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, featuring the latest news and offers in the MWC.
- Later today: Utah State TV Schedule
- Coming Tuesday: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Best Vacation Spots in the West Division
- Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Thoughts on Rule Changes