Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson said the league would be careful about expanding, disputing a Salt Lake Tribune report last week that the conference might add teams even if it doesn’t lose any to the Big 12.
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Trey Kell scored 17 points, Malik Pope added 15 and top-seeded San Diego State held off Utah State 71-65 in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals on Thursday at Thomas & Mack Center.
The Mountain West Conference tournament continues today at Thomas & Mack Center. We’ll be live-blogging all the action.
Breaking down the UNLV basketball team’s Mountain West tournament quarterfinal against Fresno State at 6 p.m. today at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s basketball program is in for some major changes when the season ends, and it is highly likely the faces of those coaching and several of those playing won’t return next year. But credit the Rebels for this: No one has picked up a white flag.
For the third time this season, UNLV fell just short of defeating Fresno State, losing 66-60 in the Mountain West women’s basketball tournament semifinals Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Lady Rebels finish the season 18-14.
Utah State opened the Mountain West basketball tournament with an 88-70 victory over Wyoming at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV found itself down to three scholarship players and two walk-ons on the floor in the third overtime. But the Rebels found a way today.
Several times a hero in March, Steve Alford is a goat this time. The UCLA coach leaned back in his chair, rolled his eyes and watched his team get rocked by rival Southern California for the third time this season.
Shane Rector scored 24, and Jalen Moore scored 19 with nine rebounds and five assists to help ninth-seeded Utah State beat No. 8 seed Wyoming 88-70 Wednesday in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament at Thomas & Mack Center.