Mountain West Basketball Power Rankings: Nevada Prepares For Big Week

Mountain West Basketball Power Rankings: Nevada Prepares For Big Week

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Mountain West Basketball Power Rankings: Nevada Prepares For Big Week


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Mountain West Basketball Power Rankings For February 6

Check out the latest Mountain West basketball staff power rankings

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Nevada stays atop the Mountain West Wire staff power rankings

Throughout the season, the Mountain West Wire staff will provide weekly men’s basketball team power rankings. The rankings are compiled by the Wire staff on a standard 1-11 ranking basis.

Composite score is a rating that shows each team’s relative strength among the other ten Mountain West teams. After total votes are tallied, each team’s point total is divided by the team with the most votes, creating a composite score. The top-ranked team will always have a perfect composite score of 1.0000.

Click the following link to visit last week’s power rankings and composite scores:

11) San Jose State Spartans (3-19, 0-11)

—> San Jose State has lost 11 in a row after single-digit losses to UNLV and New Mexico last week.

Composite score: .0909

10) Air Force Falcons (8-13, 2-7)

—> Air Force was throttled by San Diego State in its only game last week, and has now dropped seven of its last nine games.

Composite score: .1818

9) Colorado State Rams (10-15, 3-9)

—> Amid swirling rumors involving Larry Eustachy, CSU fell in hard-fought matchups against Wyoming and Nevada, and is amidst a six-game losing streak.

Composite score: .3117

8) Utah State Aggies (13-11, 6-5)

—> Behind player of the week Koby McEwen, Utah State has won three games in a row and is back above .500 in league play.

Composite score: .4026

7) San Diego State Aztecs (13-8, 5-5)

—> San Diego State has won just two of its last six games, with the wins coming against Colorado State and Air Force, which are a combined 3-20 in league play.

Composite score: .4805

6) Wyoming Cowboys (15-8, 6-4)

—> Wyoming was leveled by Fresno State at home on Saturday, ending the team’s four-game winning streak.

Composite score: .5195

5) UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (16-7, 5-5)

—> UNLV nearly pushed its winning streak to three but fell in overtime against Boise State on Saturday.

Composite score: .6104

4) New Mexico Lobos (12-12, 7-4)

—> Battling injuries, New Mexico was handed its first loss since mid-January on Wednesday at Utah State, but rebounded with a road win against San Jose State.

Composite score: .7273

3) Fresno State Bulldogs (16-8, 6-5)

—> After dropping consecutive games, Fresno State moved back above .500 in conference play with an impressive road win against Wyoming in Laramie.

Composite score: .7662

2) Boise State Broncos (19-4, 9-2)

—> Boise State has stayed within one loss of Nevada with its three-game winning streak, including a big win Saturday against UNLV.

Composite score: .9091

1) Nevada Wolf Pack (20-4, 9-1)

—> Nevada’s last three wins were by an average of 8.3 points, with a big week ahead including games against UNLV and San Diego State.

Composite score: 1.000


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