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  1. Nevada draws 'Fab Five' comparison

    Diamond Leung

    Nevada Tuesday was named the popular pick among WAC coaches to unseat perennial conference champion Utah State this season, as the Wolf Pack topped the preseason poll. Reigning WAC freshman of the year Deonte Burton was selected as preseason playe...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  2. Kansas 'surprised' to be picked first

    Diamond Leung

    The Big 12 preseason poll, as voted on by the league's coaches, featured a familiar theme: Don't bet against Kansas. Despite losing the Morris twins to the first round of the NBA draft and adding seven newcomers, the Jayhawks tied with a veteran T...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  3. USC's Kevin O'Neill speaks up for UCLA

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill is confused why crosstown rival UCLA isn't ranked in the national polls this week -- especially after the Bruins beat Arizona by 22 points on Saturday and pulled into a tie with the Wildcats atop the Pac-10. "All I hear abo...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  4. COY: The case for Steve Fisher

    Diamond Leung

    San Diego State returned nearly everyone and was supposed to be good, but did anyone think the Aztecs would be this good? This was a fringe top-25 team at the start of the season, unranked in the first ESPN/USA Today coaches poll. Now SDSU is 21-1...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  5. Utah State appreciates the national ranking

    Diamond Leung

    There are now two teams from Utah in the national rankings. Utah State is riding the nation's fourth-longest winning streak at 13 games and is now getting recognized for it with a No. 25 ranking in the coaches poll. "It is nice to finally get ...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  6. Saint Mary's gets ranking, theme song

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's, the Sweet 16 darling from a year ago, is back and receiving national attention, entering both polls earlier today having cruised into first place in the WCC. The Gaels are 16-2, having only lost to top-10 teams San Diego State and BY...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  7. Ben Howland believes UW should be ranked

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-10 preseason favorite Washington exited the national rankings weeks ago, and the conference hasn't seen one of its teams in the polls since then. The way UCLA coach Ben Howland sees it, the Huskies merely lost to three current top-20 teams awa...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  8. Wazzu looks to Diamond Head and beyond

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State begins play in the Diamond Head Classic today knowing that things are going swimmingly. The one-loss Cougars are looking like contenders in the Pac-10 again and receiving votes in the polls. Klay Thompson is back to his old sharps...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  9. San Diego State celebrates poll appearance

    Diamond Leung

    San Diego State received its first national ranking in the Associated Press poll, debuting at No. 25 yesterday after 41 years as a Division I program. The Aztecs came in one spot behind rival BYU despite Mountain West media picking them to win the...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  10. SDSU deals with high expectations

    Diamond Leung

    San Diego State was announced today as the pick in the preseason media poll to win the Mountain West Conference, but coach Steve Fisher knows better than to feed into the hype. He knows that never before have the Aztecs won a Division I NCAA tourn...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  11. GameDay in time-lapse

    Diamond Leung

    Syracuse, the new No. 1 in both the Associated Press and coaches polls, hosted College GameDay at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, inspiring The Post-Standard's time-lapse video of 34,616 filling up and emptying the place. The previous GameDay event ...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  12. Let's go polling: MWC has three ranked teams

    Diamond Leung

    In the AP poll, it's No. 15 New Mexico, No. 17 BYU and No. 23 UNLV. In the coaches poll, it's No. 17 BYU, No. 19 New Mexico and No. 25 UNLV. They're the three teams tied atop the Mountain West Conference standings after UNLV took apart BYU on S...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  13. Getting to know Cal Poly

    Diamond Leung

    First-year Cal Poly coach Joe Callero spoke with ESPN's Andy Katz over the summer and indicated he was ready for the coaching challenge. The Mustangs were promptly picked last in the Big West preseason media poll. But somehow, someway, Cal Poly ha...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  14. Texas-Kansas State now a top-10 game

    Diamond Leung

    Students are camping outside Bramlage Coliseum to get a good seat to this one and grab their Jacob Pullen fake beards on the way inside. That Kansas State leaped into the top 10 in both polls only adds to its Big Monday showdown against top-ranked...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  15. Pac-10 to exit the polls

    Diamond Leung

    The Pac-10 will not have a ranked team when the polls come out Monday. Bold prediction, I know. But could the Pac-10 be a one-bid conference? Consider that currently-ranked Washington is now all alone in 10th place in the conference standings. ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  16. Let's go polling

    Diamond Leung

    The new Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today polls are out, and here's a rundown on a few of the movers and shakers: New Mexico fell six spots to No. 19 in the AP, but there's still a lot of love for the 12-1 Lobos even after they got upset by Ora...

    Blog | December 28, 2009