For 16 seasons, Bill Grier enjoyed life on the top as part of the Gonzaga staff. Now he's taken over San Diego, and he's chasing the Zags, writes Ed Graney.
With five of the nine teams getting new leadership this offseason, no squad will have the familiarity edge in the MWC this season, writes Ed Graney.
Five teams could legitimately win the Big West, but UCSB -- which has been on the cusp of the title for years -- could finally reign, writes Ed Graney.
Nevada has dominated the WAC for four seasons. But the Wolf Pack isn't ready to label 2007-08 a rebuilding year just yet, writes Ed Graney.
Montana forward followed his family tree and his heart to the school, writes Ed Graney.
Come big or don't come at all with some big and talented front lines in the Pac-10 this year, writes Ed Graney.
UCLA's experienced squad is allowing the Bruins to bounce back easily from any setbacks, writes Ed Graney.
His former coach's firing and a bored buddy surfing the Internet combined to land Kevin Kruger at UNLV, where he's stabilized the surging Rebels, Ed Graney writes.
Not much was expected from Washington State in the preseason, but the Cougars are off to a fast start under first-year head coach Tony Bennett.
Nick Fazekas hemmed and hawed about leaving for the NBA. Ultimately, he returned, and he has carried Nevada into the Top 25.
Northern Colorado gets its "real" start in Division I as it heads into its first season in the Big Sky.
The NCAAs and Long Beach together? The rest of the Big West might be in trouble.
Gonzaga, even without a huge game from Adam Morrison, is plenty formidable, Ed Graney writes.
As unlikely as it is, the Indiana Hoosiers are hoping Gonzaga forward Adam Morrison will miss some shots Saturday.
BC barely survived against Pacific, which might not be a bad omen for the Eagles, Ed Graney writes.
A few weeks ago, Arizona and Washington looked like the Pac-10's best. Now they are fighting for their Tournament lives. * Bruised Bruins