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  1. Former Mercer guard Ike Nwamu commits to UNLV

    May 2, 2015, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Nwamu averaged 15.1 points per game and shot 37.4 percent from three at Mercer last season.

  2. UNLV sophomore forward Christian Wood to enter 2015 NBA Draft (VIDEO)

    Apr 22, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT

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    Wood averaged 15.7 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game this past season.

  3. UNLV awaiting two important personnel decisions in its front court

    Apr 18, 2015, 10:27 PM EDT

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    Wood returning would ensure that this young but talented front line wouldn’t lack for experience.

  4. 2016 New Mexico commit Mitch Lightfoot decides to reopen recruitment

    Apr 18, 2015, 5:25 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    Lightfoot was on the receiving end of offers from Arizona State and Utah before committing to UNM, and the new staff at ASU has already reached out to him.

  5. Mountain West gives New Mexico guard Cullen Neal medical hardship year

    Apr 17, 2015, 4:23 PM EDT

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    Thanks to this ruling Neal will have three years of eligibility remaining.

  6. Five-star 7-footer Stephen Zimmerman commits to UNLV

    Apr 16, 2015, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Landing Zimmerman is a big deal for Dave Rice, who could use the boost after a disappointing 2014-15.

  7. Mountain West announces new in-season tournament set to begin November 2017 in Cayman Islands

    Apr 16, 2015, 6:32 PM EDT

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    The Mountain West is guaranteed one of the eight slots in the field.

  8. New Mexico JC forward verbally commits to Colorado State

    Apr 12, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

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    Given their losses in the front court, this is an important commitment for Colorado State as they look to once again contend in the Mountain West.

  9. Colorado State’s J.J. Avila available but unlikely to play in Mountain West semifinals

    Mar 13, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT

    J.J. Avila and the Rams are off to the best start in school history (Getty Images)

    J.J. Avila was limited to 10 minutes in Thursday’s quarterfinal win.

  10. Mountain West Tournament Preview and Postseason Awards

    Mar 10, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

    Boise State's Derrick Marks (Getty Images)

    Boise State’s flying high, having won 14 of their last 15, but fellow regular season champ San Diego State also has hopes of winning the title.

  11. ‘Medical setback’ sidelines San Diego State senior forward indefinitely

    Feb 28, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Dwayne Polee II had to sit out Saturday’s loss to Boise State as a result of an abnormal reading generated by his cardiac monitor.

  12. Update: Larry Nance to return for Wyoming’s game on Wednesday

    Feb 25, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Colorado St Wyoming Basketball

    Wyoming gets its best player back after missing four games with illness.

  13. San Diego State senior forward cleared to return to action

    Feb 21, 2015, 9:08 PM EDT

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    Dwayne Polee collapsed during a win over Bakersfield in December and hasn’t played since.

  14. New Mexico shuts down forward for the rest of the season

    Feb 16, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

    Alex Robinson, Jalen Jones, Jordan Goodman

    New Mexico will be without a talented forward for the rest of the season.

  15. Now healthy, surging Boise State a Mountain West title contender

    Feb 13, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Marks Rice

    After struggling with injuries during a four-game losing streak, Boise State has won eight straight games and is right in the middle of the Mountain West title race.

  16. Fresno State’s tributes to Jerry Tarkanian include an empty seat on the bench for Saturday’s game

    Feb 13, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT

    Jerry Tarkanian

    Fresno State will also wear “Tark” patches on their uniforms for the remainder of the season.

  17. Wyoming senior forward one of two players dealing with mononucleosis

    Feb 6, 2015, 12:50 PM EDT

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    Larry Nance Jr. is the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, and Wyoming visits San Diego State next Wednesday.

  18. Wyoming guard Riley Grabau banks in 3/4 court first-half buzzer-beater against Utah State (VIDEO)

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT

    Wyoming v UNLV

    Wyoming’s Riley Grabau banked in a buzzer-beater from long distance to end the first half against Utah State.

  19. Missouri Valley, Mountain West close to restarting ‘Challenge’ series

    Jan 23, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Bradley v Wichita State

    Finding quality opponents willing to play can be tough for leagues such as the Missouri Valley and Mountain West, especially if they want a home game out of the deal. This challenge would help in that regard.

  20. Brief skirmish erupts during second half of Colorado State’s win at Air Force

    Jan 10, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT

    J.J. Avila and the Rams are off to the best start in school history (Getty Images)

    Colorado State was up 16 early in the second half, and then this happened.

  21. Utah State head coach Stew Morrill to retire at season’s end

    Jan 9, 2015, 12:01 PM EDT

    Stew Morrill

    Stew Morrill’s won 68 percent of his games as head coach at Montana, Colorado State and Utah State.

  22. New Mexico point guard to miss remainder of season due to ankle injury

    Jan 3, 2015, 11:51 PM EDT

    Cullen Neal

    A couple weeks ago it was reported that a medical redshirt for Cullen Neal was likely to be the final outcome.

  23. New Mexico hands No. 24 Colorado State its first defeat in impressive fashion

    Jan 3, 2015, 10:50 PM EDT

    Fresno State v New Mexico

    Despite getting off to a 14-0 start, Colorado State had work to do defensively even before their loss in Albuquerque.

  24. Fresno State point guard remains sidelined as Mountain West play begins

    Dec 31, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT

    Cezar Guerrero

    Cezar Guerrero was declared ineligible by the NCAA before the season began, and he’s yet to be cleared.

  25. Mountain West Midseason Catchup: No. 24 Colorado State leads what will be an entertaining race

    Dec 29, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Southern Utah v UNLV

    The Rams are off to the best start in school history, but they’ll have plenty of company in the race to win the Mountain West.