Feature on future Wolf Pack DT Nick Gregg, who leads Reed High against Bishop Gorman in a state semifinal Saturday: https://t.co/qThhgkSfb2
Nevada to Honor Flip Saunders with Warm-Up Routine
Kentucky Overtakes UNC for No. 1 Spot in AP Poll
Ranking Nation's Top 100 Players for 2015-16
With Nevada's budget more than $11 million below the MW average, the Wolf Pack's fight to fund its future: https://t.co/DE8OnmsZAW
Case for investing in athletics: Boise State: https://t.co/waMxLazH3H
How Nevada must court fans: https://t.co/NHKIvEPAdK
That story paints the financial situation Nevada is in and is required reading for those invested in the Wolf Pack: https://t.co/DE8OnmsZAW
Nation's Top 20 PFs for the 2015 CBB Season
Biggest Surprises from the Opening Week of CBB Season
Way-Too-Early Predictions for 2016 Tourney Cinderellas
When the Wolf Pack plays San Diego State on Saturday, it will face a former Nevada head coach, plus other notes: https://t.co/QXTpAwfu9X
Nevada-Portland State: Three keys and a prediction: https://t.co/Go6N4GiKT0
Worth noting: SI reported last year Polian was possible candidate for the Indiana job that never opened. This is always a fun time of year.
Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of the 2015-16 Season
Silly season has begun: Orlando Sentinel reporting Coach Polian is "possible candidate" for Central Florida job: https://t.co/gUFTuLDIaw
Bowl note: Nevada doesn't plan to have any announcement on its bowl destination until Dec. 6, the day after the MW championship game.
Coach Polian showed his team film of last year's Nevada-SDSU game (a 30-14 Wolf Pack win) to show his guys these teams aren't too different.
UNC Remains No. 1 in AP Poll, Oregon Enters at No. 25
Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Point Guards
Pack will perform Globetrotter-style pre-game warmup that hasn't been done in 30 years since Muss' dad at Minnesota: https://t.co/yy2L1oeV14
Get to know the Wolf Pack's foe: San Diego State, which has one of the nation's top rushing attacks and defenses: https://t.co/8U46pbmAyS
Wolf Pack SF D.J. Fenner, at yesterday's press conference: “I truly believe every failed experiment is just a step closer to success.”
Ultimate Guide to the 2015-16 CBB Season
UNC Opens No. 1 in AP Preseason Poll
Connors State forward Arlando Cook (6'8/F/2016) has informed me that he has reopened his recruitment. Was committed to Nevada
Season-ticket sales for the last nine seasons are on that link. Crazy to me that Nevada had 9,768 season ticket holders in 2007-08.
Despite winning just nine games last year, Nevada basketball's season-ticket sales up for the first time since 2012: https://t.co/Ilth7bHu9q
Sleepers for CBB Player of the Year
Each Preseason Top 25 Team's Most Intriguing Player
Of course, Nevada kissed goodbye to more than 2,700 season-ticket holders in one offseason when it tried to re-seat fans under previous AD.
Fans are advised to get to game 25 minutes early to see the entire routine. Muss said he wants home games to be more than a 40-minute game.
Nevada Lands Another Stud Recruit in SF Josh Hall
UK, UNC Tied Atop USA Today Preseason Poll
Wolf Pack is doing a fancy pre-game warmup for its season opener modeled off Muss' dad's warmup at Minnesota: https://t.co/fBYSYVa9GS
Coach Musselman, on Marqueze Coleman (32.5 ppg) not winning MW POW: "Shoot, with his numbers, he could have been NBA player of the week."
Nevada Scores Pledge from 4-Star PG Devearl Ramsey
Early Guide to the 2015-16 Season
Column: Nevada is in the "What Could Have Been" years, or as Coach Polian puts it: "We have to stop screwing it up:" https://t.co/DNCWm8KYQ3
Also, LB Alex Bertrando had season-ending surgery on torn MCL. Should be back in spring. His presence was missed on kickoff units vs. USU.
Ex-Hug Star Sam Williams Commits to Wolf Pack
Nevada Lands Commitment from JUCO PF Arlando Cook
Injury front: LB L.J. Jackson (head), DE Jarid Joseph (head) probable vs. SDSU; LB Matt Lyons (foot), OL Joey Angelmire (knee) doubtful.
Polian: “The reality is we have to be very honest with ourselves, me first. There are three or four things I’d do dramatically different."
Predicting Player of the Year in Every CBB Conference
2016 Manteca (CA) PF Kenny Wooten commits to Nevada over Kansas State & Georgia Tech, per a source.
"... I’m sick to my stomach that we gave away win No. 7.” Polian said Utah State played well but "we lost that game. We have to own it."
Coach Polian, after today's practice: “Today’s a hard day, to be honest with you. I’m sick to my stomach about the way the game ended. ...
Predicting CBB's Best 3-Pt Shooting Teams
Ranking Most Overlooked Recruits in Last Decade
Marqueze Coleman averages 32.5 ppg (51% shooting), 5.5 rpg, 2 apg, 1.5 spg, doesn't win MW player of week. Marvelle Harris (20.3 ppg) does.
Wolf Pack basketball's home opener is Wednesday vs. Portland State. Promo is $2 beers and $1 hot dogs, aka the Sun Valley Special.
Ranking Conferences by Projected 2016 Tourney Bids
Most Exciting Players to Watch CBB Season
Wolf Pack in NFL: Rishard Matthews honors brother who died in Afghanistan last month; Josh Mauga gets first sack: https://t.co/XYn9YBMgGc
Through Sunday, 3 Mountain West players at 20-plus ppg:
1 Josh Adams, Wyo 25.0
2 Marqueze Coleman, Nev 24.8
3 Marvelle Harris, FS 21.0
Wolf Pack is one of seven MW teams bowl eligible (for six spots). SJSU also could be bowl eligible. I think Nevada's in bowl no matter what.
Nevada a 17.5-point underdog Saturday at San Diego State (7:45 p.m., ESPN2), its second-biggest underdog spread in 2015 (31.5 to Texas A&M).
My @APTop25_BB ballot this week: A new No. 1 as five of the top nine teams in the rankings take a loss: https://t.co/MYHTz6zoPk
KenPom preseason rating vs. today for MWC:
Mountain West KenPom ratings through Sunday:
Mountain West records through Sunday:
Marqueze Coleman is the first Wolf Pack player with back-to-back 30+ points games since at least the 1970s (per my sometimes iffy research).
My Sunday stuff:
1,000 Words: Pack attendance dip: https://t.co/cxS2jWTqQD
Sunday List: Top-10 players in MW: https://t.co/3ywDXqtSRX
Nevada rides Marqueze Coleman (31 points) and its defense (held Pacific to 32.9% shooting) to rare win in Stockton: https://t.co/vXPsWYFL5f
Nevada-Utah State coverage:
Game story: https://t.co/nRvE3WrkM6
Wolf Pack notes: https://t.co/mzLDVs0iI0