Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • Naismith Coach of The Year Award winners to be announced Thursday on CBS Sports HQ

    CBS Sports "The finalists for the 2020 Naismith Men's and Women's Coach of The Year Awards will soon learn who will win the prestigious awards given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The winners will be announced live Thursday at noon ET on CBS Sports HQ. Each of the..." April 01

  • Joe Scott returns to coach Air Force after 16 seasons

    ESPN "Air Force is bringing back Joe Scott as head basketball coach, the Academy announced Tuesday. Scott coached Air Force from 2000 to 2004, leading the Falcons to their first NCAA berth in 42 years and a top 25 ranking in his final season. "Joe is a person of strong character..." March 31

  • Coaching searches are tough amid crisis

    CBS Sports "Over the past 10 years, there have been an average of 11.3 coaching changes per year in college basketball's major seven conferences, with a low of seven coming in 2013 and a high of 14 last year and in 2014. But so far this season, there have been a grand total of zero coaching changes in..." March 23

  • San Diego State missed a golden opportunity

    The Score "Before he became San Diego State's head coach in 2017, Brian Dutcher worked 28 seasons as Steve Fisher's assistant with the Aztecs and at Michigan. He first joined Michigan in 1989, which means he was part of the staff that brought the Fab Five to Ann Arbor. Three decades and..." March 23

  • Colorado governor signs bill allowing NCAA athletes to profit from likenesses

    The Score "Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Friday that will allow amateur athletes to profit off of their names, images, and likenesses, reports USA Today's Steve Berkowitz. The law is set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2023, the same day as California's similar Fair Pay to..." March 20

  • NCAA unlikely to grant extra eligibility year to winter athletes

    The Score "The NCAA is unlikely to grant another year of eligibility to student-athletes who participate in winter sports and had their seasons and tournaments cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Spring student-athletes are still in line to..." March 18

  • UMKC won't play in Seattle for fear of coronavirus

    ESPN "University of Missouri-Kansas City will not play its road game at Seattle this weekend due to concerns over coronavirus, the Western Athletic Conference announced Wednesday. Chicago State already determined Tuesday night that it wouldn't play its..." March 05