KenPom Preseason Rankings: Nevada Checks In At No. 6
Nevada leads the way in the new season’s KenPom rankings
The Wolf Pack is sixth in the preseason ladder
The preseason KenPom rankings were released overnight Friday, pegging Nevada atop the Mountain West at No. 6 nationally.
The complete Mountain West rankings are below:
65) San Diego State
110) Fresno State
111) Boise State
120) New Mexico
170) Utah State
173) Colorado State
212) Air Force
325) San Jose State
In addition to its lofty national ranking, Nevada also projects to own the most efficient offense in the country. No other Mountain West team ranks in the top 80 in projected adjusted offensive efficiency.
Nevada, which reached the Sweet Sixteen in March, finished the season at No. 25 in KenPom. San Diego State (50th), Boise State (61st), and Fresno State (79th) also placed in the top 100 at season’s end.
The 2018-19 regular season begins Tuesday, November 6.
Eli Boettger is the lead basketball writer at Mountain West Wire. He’s covered Mountain West basketball since 2015 and his work has been featured on Bleacher Report, NBC Sports, SB Nation, Yahoo Sports, MSN, and other platforms. Boettger is a current USBWA member.