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  1. Big West to shorten schedule for SDSU

    Diamond Leung

    On the day San Diego State announced it would leave the Mountain West in 2013-14, it also became clear the Aztecs basketball program plans on a hegemonic reign in the Big West. After all, the Aztecs are the ones coming off a Sweet 16 appearance in...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  2. WCC: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five storylines worth tracking in the WCC this season: 1. Gonzaga taking on all comers Not that it's at all surprising, but it's good to see Mark Few embrace the challenge of adding Mountain West powerhouse BYU to the league. Gonzaga...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  3. MWC: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Mountain West this season: 1. What will UNLV's new-look offense look like? Dave Rice arrived back at his alma mater promising to run an offense true to the Runnin' Rebels name, put the players thr...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  4. Twitter defender @CoachMiles to the rescue

    Diamond Leung

    At a time when Mountain West rival New Mexico has declared war on Twitter, Colorado State's Tim Miles has emerged as the coach who is out to save it. Miles is anything but boring on Twitter. His tweets have appeared during halftime, he yfrogged a ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  5. A look around the new-look Mountain West

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmermania has come to an end. Kawhi has said his goodbyes. So who's got next in the Mountain West? That's the biggest question for a conference that saw first-round draft picks and championship-winning programs depart this offseason. Following a...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  6. New Mexico needs wins away from The Pit

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico is one of the favorites in the Mountain West Conference, and if the Lobos want to reach the NCAA tournament with an at-large bid, they had better perform well away from The Pit. On the road is where they can find signature wins. That...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  7. Could UNM's Twitter ban affect recruiting?

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico coach Steve Alford recently banned his players from tweeting, causing one Twitter-happy rival Mountain West Conference coach to poke fun at the rule and 710 ESPN radio host John Ireland to put himself in the shoes of a recruit. "If I ha...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  8. New Mexico's spring recruiting went well

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico is expected to enter the season as one of the favorites in the Mountain West Conference based upon the talent of its emerging young guard in Kendall Williams and double-double machine Drew Gordon. The Lobos are also doing well for thems...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  9. Future for the WCC looks bright

    Diamond Leung

    BYU leaves the Mountain West Conference for the WCC after the season, taking with it plenty of momentum and notoriety after what's already been an historic NCAA tournament run for the program thus far. The arrival of the Cougars also comes at a ti...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  10. Previewing Denver: The night games

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- Here's a look at the evening games taking place at the Pepsi Center in Denver: BYU (30-4) vs. Wofford (21-12), 7:15 p.m. ET How they got here: Senior Jimmer Fredette led BYU to a co-Mountain West Conference regular-season title, led t...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  11. San Diego State gets a third shot at Jimmer

    Diamond Leung

    The ending to the trilogy is about to be written, and San Diego State has to be wondering right now what BYU's Jimmer Fredette has planned for the Mountain West Conference championship game. All Fredette did last night was add to his legend and pu...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. Tre'Von Willis wouldn't vote Jimmer POY

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette was named the Mountain West Conference's player of the year, and according to the league's coaches and selected media members, the BYU star was a unanimous selection. But if rival UNLV guard Tre'Von Willis had a vote, he told the L...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  13. Air Force's Jeff Reynolds to return next year

    Diamond Leung

    Air Force has gone from preseason last-place pick to a team that's expressing interest in postseason tournaments while currently hanging on to a 15-13 record. The Falcons have six wins in the Mountain West Conference this season after only one lea...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  14. MWC hopes to be in discussion for top seed

    Diamond Leung

    San Diego State hosts BYU on Saturday in a nationally televised game between top-10 teams that everyone will be watching. Not only is first place in the Mountain West Conference on the line, but also to the winner of the rematch goes a major win on t...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  15. MWC reprimands San Diego St. coach Steve Fisher for comments

    Diamond Leung

    The Mountain West Conference has reprimanded San Diego State coach Steve Fisher for his remarks made earlier Monday that were critical of the firing of Wyoming coach Heath Schroyer last week and violated the league's sportsmanship rule.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  16. Jimmer Fredette not getting star treatment?

    Diamond Leung

    BYU coach Dave Rose said Monday that star player Jimmer Fredette should expect to face more physical play from Mountain West Conference defenders trying to stop him and that officials won't always be consistent in how they call the games. "Jimmer ...

    Blog | February 14, 2011