FIRE (Alarm) At The Pit Delays Game
You’ll have a hard time finding a crazier first half than what we’re seeing at The Pit tonight between Colorado State and New Mexico. First, there was a possession in which New Mexico scored a deep two-point basket, but upon further review, the Lobos had SIX players on the court, which earned them a team technical. CSU’s Dorian Green hit both free throws, but it was ruled that...
TCU Finishes 2010-11 Season Ranked No. 2 In AP...
The final AP college football Top 25 Poll came out on Tuesday, and the Texas Christian Horned Frogs finished No. 2, behind only BCS National Champion Auburn. The Frogs received three first place votes. Linked below is the final AP Top 25 via ESPN.com: AP Top 25 - FINAL
BCS Champions Have Strong Mountain West Connection
As the defenses rose to the challenge during Monday’s BCS National Championship Game in Glendale, Ariz., there was a certain defender for the Auburn Tigers who has a strong tie to the Mountain West Conference. Auburn starting redshirt sophomore cornerback T’Sharvan Bell is the older brother of Colorado State corner Shaq Bell, who started nine games for the Rams as a true freshman in...
Austyn Carta-Samuels leaving Wyoming →
According to the Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming Cowboys quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels is leaving the football team. A two-year starter, Carta-Samuels completed 59.6 percent of his passes for 3655 yards, 19 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in his career at UW. He has two wins over Border War rival Colorado State and led the Pokes to a New Mexico Bowl victory in 2009. “There is a reason...
Rivals - TCU's Schlossnagle A "Coach To Watch" →
For those who are unaware, Kendall Rogers of Yahoo!/Rivals.com is pretty much the all-knowing being on college baseball. If there’s anything you ever wanna know about the collegiate diamond, I suggest you go to collegebaseball.rivals.com for news, rankings and analysis before all other sources. Anyhow, Rogers put a list together of his top 10 college baseball coaches to watch in 2011, and...
BYU's Top 10 Ranking Premature?
For those who haven’t heard, the Brigham Young Cougars bounced into the top 10 in this week’s ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll (No. 11 in the latest AP). This now gives the Mountain West two teams in the top 10 with both the Cougars and then San Diego State at No. 6 (these are also the only MWC schools in the Top 25 - either poll - as UNLV dropped out this week). While a congratulations...
Wyoming Upsets New Mexico At The Buzzer
Wyoming junior guard Francisco Cruz’s put-back at the buzzer puts the Cowboys past New Mexico 67-66. The Lobos’ 7-game MWC road winning streak is over. Congratulations, Pokes!
TCU Gets Last Laugh On Ohio State →
I still think Gordon Gee Should offer a formal apology to TCU.
Air Force Picks Up A Huge Victory Over Utah
I’m not going to lie, but when I checked the ESPN.com GameHQ this evening to catch up on the latest scores around the conference, I thought surely there was an error with what was listed. There wasn’t. For the first time since 2007-08, the Air Force Falcons have defeated a Mountain West opponent in the regular season other than Wyoming. On Wednesday night at Clune Arena, Air Force...
Dear UNLV basketball, this is why you box-out on defense. Signed, Basketball Coaching 101
The officiating in this Brigham Young vs. UNLV game is terrible on both sides....
Rivals - Colorado State avoids disaster against... →
The Colorado State Rivals.com does a brief blog breakdown of the Border War between CSU and Wyoming. The Rams’ Adam Nigon led CSU with 21 points, all of which came from downtown. He’s a senior and Colorado native, so you had to expect him to be pumped for this game. Nigon is also a former walk-on. Wyoming - 60 Colorado State - 73 FINAL
Border War - Colorado State vs. Wyoming
It’s the first Mountain West match up of the 2010-11 season and it couldn’t be between two school that hated each other more, Colorado State and Wyoming. This is the second consecutive season the two teams have opened up conference play against each other, the only difference is tonight’s game is in Fort Collins and 2010’s first match up was in Laramie. If you...
Colorado State Expecting Too Many Fans For Border... →
It’s the start of the Mountain West college basketball schedule, which can only mean one thing, another year of Colorado State’s athletic department apparently having no idea when students are on campus. Even though classes for the Spring 2011 semester at CSU don’t begin until Jan. 18, the Rams have their big rivalry game against Wyoming scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 4) at Moby...
Another Big Win For TCU, Frogs Upset No. 15...
Fresh of the football program’s 21-19 victory over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl on Saturday, the Texas Christian women’s basketball team continued the celebration in Fort Worth by upsetting No. 15 Oklahoma 76-69 Sunday night. Both Emily Carter and Helena Sverrisdottir had huge games for the Horned Frogs, scoring 26 and 24 points, respectively. Carter also had 8 rebounds and 2...
Transferring Paid Off For Lepak
Brian Lepak signed with Colorado State’s 2006 recruiting class as a 3-star offensive guard from Claremore High School, located just east of Tulsa, Okla. After two seasons in Fort Collins, redshirting in 2006 and playing in all 12 games of the Rams’ 3-9 2007 season, Lepak decided to transfer to Oklahoma and went on to become a starting guard and center of the Sooners’...
Mountain West Bowl Schools Swapping Helmets
Three out of four. That’s how many Mountain West Conference schools decided to mix it up in bowl games when it came to selecting what helmet to wear. Air Force, Boise State and Texas Christian all did something a little different, though the Broncos also wore their one-sided helmet emblem in the Week 1 victory over Virginia Tech in Washington D.C. Air Force Two years in a row now have the...