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Mountaintop View 12-8-23 Mendenhall, Bohl reacts, Nevada housecleaning, Rams BB perseveres, Wolf Pack takeaways

UC Santa Barbara v New Mexico

We end another work week here at MWC Connection and the focus is on new Lobo Head Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall as he had his introductory with the New Mexico media yesterday. See some of his quotes and we also add some reactions from Wyoming fans on the retirement of their head coach Craig Bohl. Sprinkled in are some other conference football and basketball recaps and notes. Enjoy!!

MW Football News

New Lobo Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall introductory presser quotes

See the social media reactions on Craig Bohl’s retirement announcement

Even the most strident Cowboys fans knew this day was coming at some point, but here are some of the public reactions posted on social media when the news hit.

Report: Nevada football will not retain at least seven of last year’s assistant coaches

Although new Wolf Pack Head Coach Jeff Choate says he would talk to all current assistant coaches, FootballScoop.com is reporting that 7 of the 10 will not be retained. See who has made the alleged first cutdown.

MW Basketball News

No. 12 Colorado State basketball escapes with a nervy win over Denver

The Rams were short their two best perimeter defenders due to injuries and it showed as Denver University hit several three-pointers to take the lead at halftime. Read how Colorado State battled back in the second half to hold off the pesky Pioneers.

Murray’s three takeaways: How Nevada basketball has built winning formula

Nevada Sports Net’s Chris Murray lists three things that stood out in the undefeated Nevada Wolf Pack’s victory over UC Davis Wednesday night.

On the horizon:

Later today: The MWCConnection 2023 Top 10 Players

Coming Monday: Mountain West Recruiting Roundup 12-11-23.