Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • Guard trio leads Arizona State rout of UNLV

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Guard Shannon Evans II had 28 points, guard Torian Graham had 22 and Arizona State made 18 3-point field goals in a 97-71 victory over the UNLV Rebels at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Guard Tra Holder had 20 points, and the trio combined to make 15-of-25 3-pointers. Graham..." December 03

  • Omogbo helps Colorado State upend Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado State won its second consecutive trip to Boulder over in-state rival Colorado behind 15 points and eight rebounds by forward Emmanuel Omogbo in a 72-58 victory Wednesday night. Freshman forward Nico Carvacho added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Rams. Colorado, which lost to..." December 01

  • Nevada’s starting center suspended after arrest for domestic battery

    College Basketball Talk "Nevada’s starting center, Elijah Foster, was suspended indefinitely from the program following an arrest on Monday morning, the school announced. Foster was charged with first-degree domestic battery and contempt of court. According to a police report obtained by the Reno Gazette-Journal, was..." November 29

  • No. 23 Oregon ekes past Boise State

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon dropped from No. 4 to No. 13 and now No. 23 in the Associated Press poll the past two weeks, and another loss to an unranked opponent likely would have sent the Ducks out of the national ratings. Oregon was in danger as it trailed Boise State almost all game before..." November 29

  • Welage leads San Jose State past Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "San Jose State used a 10-4 run at the end of the first half to take the lead for good in an 88-76 road victory over Washington State on Sunday. The Spartans (2-3) entered the day on a three-game losing streak, but didn't have a problem generating points against the Cougars thanks to their..." November 27

  • TCU advances to fina with win over UNLVl

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Desmond Bane scored 15 points and junior guard Kenrich Williams grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds as TCU remained unbeaten in the Jamie Dixon era with a 63-59 victory over UNLV in the semifinals of the Global Sports Classic on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las..." November 26

  • Fresno State picks up road win over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Jahmel Taylor scored 21 points and Paul Watson added 13 as Fresno State held off a late Oregon State comeback to secure a 63-58 nonconference victory on Friday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. The host Beavers (2-4) dropped their fourth straight despite a game-high 31 points and 10..." November 26

  • Cal extends home win streak to 22

    The Sports Xchange "California won its 22nd consecutive home game by beating Wyoming 71-61 on Friday night in Berkeley, Calif. Freshman Charlie Moore collected 18 points and six assists for Cal (3-1), which also got 12 points and 10 rebounds from center Ivan Rabb and 14 points from Grant Mullins. Kingsley..." November 26

  • Robinson's play helps Virginia Tech rout New Mexico

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Justin Robinson delivered a game-high 22 points and eight assists with no turnovers to guide Virginia Tech to a 92-72 win over New Mexico on Thursday afternoon in a Wooden Legacy quarterfinal at Titan Gym in Fullerton, Calif. The Hokies earned their first 4-0 start in four..." November 24

  • No. 15 Saint Mary's rolls past San Jose State

    The Sports Xchange "MORAGA, Calif -- When a team is as big an underdog as San Jose State was against 15th-ranked Saint Mary's on Tuesday, it doesn't take much to spoil an upset bid. The Spartans stayed with Saint Mary's through the first half and the early part of the second, but a single incident about six..." November 23

  • No. 17 Purdue routs Utah State behind Haas, Mathias

    The Sports Xchange "Opponents know that when facing No. 17 Purdue, big men Caleb Swanigan and Isaac Haas will be difficult to contain. But when the Boilermakers get a strong offensive performance from one of their guards - in this case a career best 25 points from Dakota Mathias - Purdue (3-1) is an extremely..." November 23

  • Texas Tech rocks Utah State in Cancun

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Anthony Livingston scored a career-high 28 points, including five 3-pointers, and Texas Tech knocked off Utah State 75-51 on Wednesday in the Cancun Challenge third-place game at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. Junior forward Zach Smith added a season-high 21..." November 23

  • Pope returns, leads SDSU past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "Malik Pope collected 14 points and five rebounds in his first game of the season, and Jeremy Hemsley added 15 points to help San Diego State beat Cal 77-65 Monday in a neutral-court game at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. Pope missed the Aztecs' first three games with a knee..." November 22

  • Pickens leads Stanford past Colorado State

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens had the closest thing to a hot hand in Stanford's 56-49 victory over visiting Colorado State on Sunday afternoon at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Pickens scored 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 from 3-point range for Stanford (4-0). Reid Travis..." November 20

  • Oliver scores 24 to lead Nevada past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Cameron Oliver had 24 points and seven rebounds to help Nevada coast to an 83-58 victory over Oregon State on Friday in a nonconference contest at Reno, Nev. Senior guard D.J. Fenner scored all 17 of his points in the first half for the Wolf Pack (2-1). Sophomore forward..." November 19

  • Mississippi State pulls away from Boise State

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a career-high 25 points to lead Mississippi State to an 80-68 victory over Boise State on Friday night in the second round of the Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, N.C. Tyson Carter scored 15 points for Mississippi State (2-1), which was coming off a..." November 18

  • No. 14 Gonzaga dispatches San Diego State

    The Sports Xchange "While Gonzaga was active with its 2-3 zone defense, San Diego State played frantically while trying to find an answer in a 69-48 loss to the 14th-ranked Bulldogs on Monday night in Spokane, Wash. "Everything we did was too fast," said San Diego State coach Steve Fisher, whose team shot only..." November 15

  • Landale's 33 lead St. Mary's over Nevada

    The Sports Xchange "MORAGA, Calif. -- St. Mary's junior Jock Landale did a lot of damage Friday. Not only did he create a problem for Gaels coach Randy Bennett, but he led Nevada coach Eric Musselman to declare that he never should have scheduled the game. Landale made his first career start in large part..." November 12