LWOS 2021-22 College Basketball Bracketology 4.0

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The month of February is approaching. That means that crunch time is also beginning for teams that want to make the NCAA Tournament. The bubble seems as wide open as ever, and it also seems much more welcoming to mid-majors than in prior years. Since our previous college basketball bracketology, there have been shifts of […] READ MORE


Mountain West Basketball Preview 2021-22 season

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LWOS’s coverage of the NCAA continues with the Mountain West basketball preview. As one of the top-tier mid-major conferences, Mountain West has experienced great success in recent years. San Diego State, Nevada, and Utah State have all contributed NCAA tournament appearances. I am excited to see what team emerges this season. Mountain West Basketball Preview […] READ MORE


2020-21 Mountain West Tournament Preview

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The Mountain West Tournament is shaping up to be one of the most significant conference postseasons this season. The league could possibly get four invitations to the NCAA Tournament, including two teams that are already battling in the bubble. 2020-21 Mountain West Tournament: Conference Eyes Four NCAA Bids There are four teams in the Mountain […] READ MORE


Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week 13

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The month of February is winding down. March is just around the corner. In the mid-major basketball world, that means conference tournaments are approaching. In fact, the Horizon League sets everything into motion with the first round of its tournament this Thursday, February 25th. Meanwhile, plenty of other mid-major leagues have one or two weeks […] READ MORE



Utah State Has Advantage in Mountain West

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Utah State defeated San Diego State in back-to-back games last week and took down Colorado State last night. After the Aggies’ tough start to the season, they’ve turned things around. Now, they’re in the driver’s seat to a Mountain West Conference regular-season championship. Utah State Handles San Diego State and Colorado State Aggies Go 3-0 […] READ MORE


LWOS 2020-21 College Basketball Bracketology 2.0

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Two weeks may not seem like a long time. However, during the college basketball season, that can feel like an eternity. Teams roughly play four games in that span, and those outcomes can drastically affect placement in bracket projections. That’s certainly the case in our latest edition of college basketball bracketology. This trend may continue […] READ MORE


Finding Balance in the Mountain West Schedule

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On Nov. 9, 2020, the Mountain West announced they would alter the format for all men’s and women’s basketball programs. Every team will play each other in a two-game series within the same week, both matches in the same arena. The Mountain West Format Could be a Factor in Conference Seeding The Boise State Broncos […] READ MORE


The Mountain West and WCC Need More At-Large Bids

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The Mountain West and West Coast conferences are determined and poised to earn additional bids for the NCAA Tournament. Both conferences are more than just San Diego State and Gonzaga. However, with San Francisco’s 85-60 defeat of Nevada on Wednesday night, these hopeful mid-major programs may be hurting each other. The Mountain West and WCC […] READ MORE


2020-21 Mountain West Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 Mountain West Basketball Preview. This league is arguably the best mid-major league in the country. It routinely gets multiple bids to the NCAA Tournament. However, last season, it may have even had a number one seed. San Diego State made it deep into the season before taking […] READ MORE