Mountain West Tournament Semifinals Preview


Boise State went and ruined everything. Things were going as planned in the Mountain West Tournament until the Broncos lost to a decent Nevada squad. Boise State hasn’t won a game in March this year, and they’re not going to have another chance. Mountain West Tournament Semifinals Set Nevada’s upset—if you could call it that—of […] READ MORE

Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week Eleven

For all intents and purposes, this has been a crazy season so far. A number of historically dominant programs are struggling. Furthermore, seeing numerous top 25 upsets every week is becoming commonplace. The better teams at the mid-major level have not been spared either. Teams that many felt could be sleepers in March are taking […] READ MORE

Utah State Has Advantage in Mountain West


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

The Mountain West and WCC Need More At-Large Bids


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


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

Mid-Major Takeaways: Week Fourteen


February means it is crunch time in the race for conference championships. For mid-major teams, this means battling for seeding that improves the chances of winning the conference tournament. Depending on the format, byes and double byes are on the line. With most mid-major conferences being one-big leagues, every game matters from here on out. […] READ MORE