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Mountaintop View 1-5-24 Aztec/Lobo first conference game recap, Stanley settles in, Cowboys hope to keep road streak alive, big football visit

NCAA Basketball: Fresno State at San Diego State

There’s both basketball and football news as MBB heads towards their first weekend of conference play and come Sunday, every MW school will have a game under their belt. Get in the know with happenings in both sports in today’s edition. Enjoy!!

MW Basketball News

3 thoughts: San Diego State 74, Fresno State 47 ... Scheming on D, Micah’s bounce-back game, getting better

The Aztecs started their defense as the reigning MW Champion with a rather easy win over the Fresno State Bulldogs. Mark Ziegler of The San Diego Union-Tribune gives his three takeaways after witnessing the victory.

Emptying the Notebook: Lobos weren’t ready for prime time, but House/Dent/Mashburn lineup was surprisingly good

New Mexico had an opportunity Tuesday night to make a statement when they traveled to Fort Collins to face the 13th-ranked Colorado State Rams. After coming up short, Geoff Grammer of the Albuquerque Journal puts a bow on the game with his final thoughts.

Transfer settles into role as Boise State rolls into daunting Mountain West schedule

6’8” Junior O’Mar Stanley has been a bright spot for the Broncos so far this year after transferring in from St. John’s. He has even switched positions from what he played at his previous school. See how the transition to both has gone so far as Boise State gets ready for their conference season opener later tonight at San Jose State.

Wyoming Cowboys set to face New Mexico Lobos at the Pit

The Cowboys used a buzzer-beater by Akuel Kot to win at San Jose over a game Spartan team. They have a chance to match last season’s road conference win total tomorrow night when they face a New Mexico team looking to bounce back from their conference opening loss.

MW Football News

Ex-USC QB Malachi Nelson, No. 1 recruit in 2023, to visit Boise State

Bronco Nation has been a little worried (at least on X) with the lack of news on any potential transfer portal QBs with the exodus of Taylen Green and with Maddux Madsen suffering a season-ending knee injury in October. So will this news bring some comfort to the faithful that the coaching staff has been working on this behind-the-scenes?

UNLV Football: What’s Next After A Historic 2023?

This article by Joe Londergan of G5 Football Daily came out one day before the announcement that MW Freshman of the Year winner Jayden Maiava was entering the transfer portal. How does that change the prospects mentioned?

On the horizon:

  • Later today: 2023 All-Bowl Team
  • Later today: The Recruiting Road So Far: Wyoming
  • Coming Monday: Mountain West Recruiting Roundup 1-8-24 January Team Recruiting Rankings