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Mountaintop View 11-21-23 Aztecs/Cowboys/Pack court wins, FB honors, championship game scenarios and recaps

NCAA Basketball: Continental Tire Main Event Championship Washington vs San Diego State

Yes, it’s the final weekend of conference football play with four teams still in the hunt for the conference championship game, but we lead with basketball news and content on three teams that have shown well against solid competition thus far. We finish with football honors awarded and some of the teams that have championship game on their minds. Enjoy!!

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San Diego State comes in at #29, Nevada and Colorado State also receive votes.

Jaedon LeDee, San Diego St. beat Washington, win tourney title

The Aztecs blew a 12 point lead with 5 minutes left but prevailed in OT behind career best in points from LeDee to win the Continental Tires Main Event in Las Vegas.

And this national honor...

Wyoming use three-ball to beat Furman in ESPN Event

The Cowboys hit 12 three pointers to go along with the solid play of Sam Griffin and Akuel Kot to beat the Paladins and come out of the tournament with a 2-1 record.

‘Hard to be disappointed with a 25-point win.’ Nevada thrilled with Portland win

Listen to Head Coach Steve Alford and players Jarod Lucas and Daniel Foster recap their dominant win over Portland on Saturday night.

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Football Players of the Week

Broncos among 4 teams in race for Mountain West title game. Here’s how it breaks down

An up-and-down season for the Broncos still carries a glimmer of hope in reaching the conference championship game. Put on your thinking cap and see the scenarios that could propel them provided they beat Air Force on Friday.

Graney: A resilient bunch of Rebels shows championship fortitude

Much has already been said about the job first-year Head Coach Barry Odom has done to restore the Rebel football program to heights not seen for years. That was not more apparent as Saturday afternoon when the Rebels fought back from a 24-7 deficit on the road against Air Force.

Stunning New Mexico upset of Fresno State thrusts Air Force back in control of its Mountain West destiny

Just when the Falcons may have thought all was lost after their defeat against the UNLV Rebels Saturday afternoon, a gift from New Mexico gave them new life in their hopes of reaching the conference championship game. Their mission is clear-win at Boise State Friday afternoon and they’re in.

On the horizon:

Later today: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Week 12

Later today: The Hike’s Peak Podcast: Episode 23

Coming tomorrow: Mountain West Fan Guide: Week 13

Coming tomorrow: Peak Perspective: The Mountain West needs to improve Rivalry Week