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Mountaintop View 10-24-23 Weekly Awards, Aztecs/Aggies woes, MWMBB teams to watch, best WBB rim protectors

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 21 Nevada at San Diego State

The weekly honors are upon us as we take a final look at football play over the weekend. We also have content from two teams who ended up on the short end of the score and have a bye week to get ready for the final conference season push. We also take a sneak peek at some basketball news in this edition. Enjoy!!

The newest MWFB Players of the Week

3 Thoughts: Aztecs’ loss to Nevada is going to sting for awhile

In this age of instant gratification and little margin for error or sticking to a process, the head coach seat is hot in Aztec Land. It will be an interesting week for the Aztecs as they failed to score any points against a winless Nevada Wolf Pack team that had been giving up close to 40 points per game on defense.

Turnovers remain a real issue for Utah State, though things have gotten better

The Aggies have forced 16 turnovers so far this year and have greatly improved on their turnover differential from a year ago. However, last year was very bad and the improvement does not take into account the turnovers they are making. Those factored greatly in their Saturday loss to San Jose State.

10 non-power conference teams to watch during the 2023-24 college basketball season

You have to know that San Diego State would be mentioned if you know anything about Mountain West Men’s basketball, but which two other MW teams are cited by Jon Rothstein?

Positive signs in SDSU closed door scrimmage against Arizona State

The Aztecs played without starting guard Darrion Trammell and Head Coach Brian Dutcher got a chance to see a number of new players get some action. Here’s the good stuff from the exhibition.

The 10 best rim protectors in women’s college basketball ahead of the 2023-24 season

A Mountain West Women’s basketball player gets mentioned in this preseason list.

MW VB announces Players of the Week

On the horizon:

  • Later today: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Week 8
  • Later today: Hike’s Peak Podcast Episode 18: Week 8
  • Later today: Reacts Survey: Week 9
  • Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Mountain West Special Teams
  • Coming Wednesday: 2023 Bowl Projections Week 8

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The MWCConnection 2023 Top 10 Players

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The MWCConnection 2023 All-Coach Team

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MWCConnection 2023 Best Position Units

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