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Mountaintop View 2-27-23.

Buzzer beater, OT win, new DC, Top Performers, Conference Champions

San Diego State v New Mexico Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images

It’s Monday, and we are back at it. Mountain West basketball is as good as ever this season. Plus, the recruiting may be over, but our content is just getting started. Check out our original coverage and what we can find from the world wide web below.

Aztecs win on a buzzer-beater.

The Mountain West conference tournament isn’t here yet, but San Diego State vs. New Mexico in the PIT provided a tourney-like atmosphere. The Aztecs trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half, but battled back and won in thrilling fashion. Down by 1 with six seconds left, Lamont Butler drilled a three at the buzzer to give them the victory. With the win, SDSU has secured at least tie for the MBB regular season conference title.

Spartans take down Broncos in OT.

There are no easy games in the Mountain West. After big win over New Mexico earlier in the week, Boise State squandered a lead by failing to score the last few minutes of regulation and San Jose State never gave up. The Spartans overcame a 12 point deficit to force overtime and had all the momentum in the final period to seal the deal. Omari Moore led the way with 24 points and SJSU had a huge advantage on the boards all night long, out rebounding the Broncos 53-32.

Aggies hire a new DC.

Top Performers of the Championship Meet.

Conference Champions

Spring Ball Schedules:

This will be updated as more information comes in.

Air Force: Feb 14

Boise State: March 2-April 8 (Spring Game)

Colorado State: March 21-April 22 (Spring Game)

Fresno State:

Hawaii: Feb 6-

Nevada: March 15 - April 22 (Spring Game)

New Mexico: Feb 14-March 8 (Spring Game March 6)

San Diego State: Feb 20-

San Jose State: April 4-May 6 (Spring Game)

UNLV: March 1-April 8 (Spring Game)

Utah State:

Wyoming: March 28-April 29 (Spring Game)

On the horizon:

  • Later today: MBB Players of the Week
  • Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup with the latest news, offers, and commitments. Featuring the 2023 Sleeper Team.
  • Later today: MBB Rankings
  • Coming Tuesday: Reacts: Talking Men’s Basketball
  • Coming Tuesday: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Defensive Backs
  • Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Realistic Four-Year Cycle (Year 2 Check-in)