Mountain West Conference
UNLV coach Dave Rice wrote two words on a wipe-off board in the Rebels’ locker room before Friday night’s semifinal game against Colorado State in the Mountain West Conference tournament.
Wes Eikmeier scored 18 points and second-seeded Colorado State held off Fresno State 67-61 Wednesday in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Anthony Bennett scored 23 points and UNLV defeated Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday.
Senior Michael Lyons figured he would go from driving the lane to carpooling to his awaiting desk job once he hoisted his final jumper at Air Force.
Kendall Williams sank a Mountain West Conference record 10 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 46 points and No. 16 New Mexico ended No. 22 Colorado State’s 27-game home-court winning streak 91-82 Saturday.
Wyoming will host rival Colorado State for the second consecutive year under the 2013 football scheduled released by the Mountain West Conference.
Larry Eustachy’s squad has won 26 straight games at home and compiled a 19-4 record this season. They have a 6-2 record in the Mountain West Conference.
Maybe new Rams coach Jim McElwain has already changed the culture and attitude in Fort Collins. It’s not Alabama, where he was an assistant, but that’s just the way McElwain likes it.
The Air Force Academy has called a news conference for Wednesday to discuss its men’s basketball program amid reports that Jeff Reynolds is out as head coach.
Colorado State University introduced Jim McElwain at their indoor practice facility on campus in Fort Collins on Tuesday afternoon.