The Daily Hike, December 18: Bowl Season’s Already Wild, Y’all
Lots of Mountain West Conference news slips through the cracks, but we have you covered.
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Well, this weekend was an interesting one, wasn’t it?
Bowl season got off to an entertaining start though, depending on who you are (condolences to Colorado State fans), it may go down in infamy. In case you missed anything, though, we can get you caught up.
ESPN’s John Skipper resigns [Washington Post]
Breaking news this morning, but Skipper has overseen an era of rapid change so his departure from the famed four-letter network is significant.
Las Vegas Bowl recap [MWwire]
Bryan Harsin’s Broncos might have let it ride a little too long near the end of the first half, but there was no doubt by game’s end that Boise State had the better of the Oregon Ducks all afternoon.
New Mexico Bowl recap [MWwire]
The Colorado State Rams couldn’t get it going against the Marshall Thundering Herd until it was too late, and now they face a long offseason of what could’ve been.
Top plays of the Las Vegas Bowl, New Mexico Bowl [MWwire]
Some heroes have already put both games up on Youtube, but you know you want only the good stuff.
Fresno State vs. Oregon recap [MWwire]
Another busy weekend of Mountain West basketball was headlined by a Final Four team visiting the Save Mart Center. The Bulldogs had the Ducks on the ropes, but couldn’t quite close.
Change brewing for Colorado State [Loveland Reporter-Herald]
Mike Brohard has a first look at the Rams’ offseason, as they are suddenly at a crossroads.
Former New Mexico OC lands at Georgia Southern [Albuquerque Journal]
While we wait to learn what happens with New Mexico’s future offense, former Lobos coordinator Bob DeBesse has found his next job within the #FunBelt.
Chandler Hutchison is the NBA Draft’s Hidden Gem [Sports Illustrated]
The rising Boise State hoops star is getting some national attention.
Scott Frost named AP Coach of the Year [Associated Press]
Jeff Tedford didn’t even finish in the top three. We demand a recount.