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Nevada schedule’s a home and home with USC [FRS Hoopz]
This is a big deal for the Wolf Pack which will have a high ranking and will need to prove it by playing an above average schedule to counter not playing in a power conference.
Wolf Pack a three seed? [ESPN]
The latest bracketology from Joe Lunardi has Nevada as a three seed in Salt Lake City and that would be the highest seed by a Mountain West team since New Mexico earned a three seed in 2013.
Mountain West looking to the future [The MW]
The top brass from the league met together this past week to look ahead to the future of the media rights deal which is up in two years, also there is talk of how to help the basketball league to continue to get better.
First look at New Mexico vs. Wisconsin [Blog Talk Radio]
New name for Colorado State football stadium [Coloradoan]
Canvas Stadium is the new title sponsor for the Rams on-campus stadium. The naming rights were sold in a $37.7 million deal to Public Service Credit Union in April. This is one of the largest naming rights deal in all of FBS and a good source of revenue for Colorado State.
Three Mountain West backs in top 50. [Athlon Sports]
In what is one of many rankings from Athlon and it includes three Mountain West running backs with San Diego State’s Juwan Washington as the highest ranked ball carrier.
NBA mock draft roundup [NBA.com]
There are two Mountain West players who are expected to be drafted with Boise State’s Chandler Hutchinson pegged as a first-rounder, and UNLV Brandon McCoy a second round pick.