Stories tagged: mountain west
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
Boise State and Fresno State are the preseason Mountain West favorites. It’s no surprise considering the two teams met in the league’s title game last season. Utah State quarterback Jordan …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Week 1 reinforced the chatter about the WCC being much improved. It certainly didn’t diminish the possibility that the WCC might be the West’s best conference.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Gonzaga, which improved to 18-26 against current Mountain West teams, earned a 37-36 advantage on the glass, and outscored the Rebels in the paint, 36-22. The Zags have now outscored …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
The Vandals got in trouble early. They suffered a disastrous first half, largely of their own making. They had two of Cade Coffey’s field-goal attempts blocked and returned for touchdowns …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Boise State hopes to make this a memorable 20th season for the Mountain West. The Broncos have the leadership and experience to contend for a big-time bowl game. Still, Broncos …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018
Gonzaga is staying put in the West Coast Conference, athletic director Mike Roth said.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018
In the shortest romance since Taylor Swift and, well, anybody, Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth made official Monday the ceasefire of flirtations between the Bulldogs and the MWC. That means …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
Gonzaga’s name has surfaced again regarding conference affiliation, and this time it’s with a league closer to home. Gonzaga has had discussions with the Mountain West Conference, athletic director Mike …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
Jeremy McNichols, one of the nation’s leading rushers, was stuffed, stymied and stood up on three cracks from inside the 5-yard line. A quarterback sneak didn’t work, either.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016
Jeremy McNichols rushed for 217 yards and two touchdowns and No. 15 Boise State withstood Colorado State’s late rally for a 28-23 victory on Saturday night.
Sun., Aug. 10, 2014
SEATTLE – Hurt feelings surfaced in Boise this week after Washington coach Chris Petersen voted “yes” in an ESPN poll asking Pac-12 coaches whether they’d be in favor of scheduling …
Tue., June 12, 2012
The Big East sued TCU for failing to pay the conference $5 million after the school reneged on an agreement to become a member and chose to join the Big …
Sat., May 5, 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – Two summers ago, after Boise State announced its departure from the Western Athletic Conference, Idaho athletic director Rob Spear emphasized the resiliency of the conference. Through all …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2011
BOISE – Boise State safety Cedric Febis hesitated just for a moment when he was asked if Boise State is good enough to deserve a spot in the BCS. Broncos …
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
The University of Hawaii is close to joining the Mountain West conference for football, raising the prospect of leaving the depleted WAC after 32 years.
Fri., Aug. 20, 2010
MOSCOW, Idaho – Before Fresno State and Nevada rocked the Western Athletic Conference by departing for the Mountain West, Idaho athletic director Rob Spear suspected something momentous was in the …
Thu., Aug. 19, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY – Fresno State and Nevada are leaving the Western Athletic Conference for the Mountain West. The schools ended a wild Wednesday by announcing they are accepting invitations …
Tue., June 15, 2010
Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson says he was told Monday by Utah’s athletic director that the university had not been contacted by the Pac-10.
Fri., June 11, 2010
Boise State has decided to join the Mountain West Conference, leaving the Western Athletic Conference and fellow state school Idaho.