Category Archives: Mtn. West

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    Mountain West announces Division names, Championship Game

    By Kevin Kelley -

    MWCThe Mountain West has announced their division names, Mountain and West, and also set their inaugural football championship game.

    With Boise State and San Diego opting to remain in the conference, the MWC will have a 12-team alignment beginning with the 2013 season. That number also enables them to split into two divisions and stage a championship game. Read Full Story »

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    San Diego State to stay in Mountain West Conference

    By Kevin Kelley -

    MWCThe San Diego State Aztecs will remain in the Mountain West Conference in all sports, the MWC and SDSU jointly announced this evening.

    The Aztecs were set to join the Big East this summer, but decided to remain in the Mountain West Conference. Boise State made the same decision last month.

    “San Diego State University is pleased to be continuing as a full member of the Mountain West Conference,” said SDSU President Dr. Elliot Hirshman. Read Full Story »

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    Report: San Diego State to remain in Mountain West

    By Kevin Kelley -

    San Diego StateSan Diego State will remain in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East, ESPN has reported.

    The Aztecs could be reinstated as early as today after the presidents of the MWC cast a vote. There needs to be a 75% majority in favor in order for SDSU to remain in the conference.

    If the Aztecs do spurn the Big East, they will be the third team to leave the conference before actually playing a game. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State Broncos to stay in Mountain West Conference

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Boise StateThe Boise State Broncos will stay in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East Conference, the MWC announced today.

    Boise State will remain a member of the MWC in all sports effective immediately. The Broncos were set to join the Big East on July 1, 2013.

    “Without question, conference affiliation has been an odyssey for Boise State, with all the unexpected turns and changes that term suggests,” stated Boise State University president Robert Kustra. Read Full Story »

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    New Mexico adds Pittsburgh to 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    New Mexico LobosThe New Mexico Lobos have added the Pittsburgh Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, UNM has announced.

    New Mexico will travel to face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sept. 14, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    “Playing the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in September will be a great experience for our team,” UNM head coach Bob Davie said. “All of us respect the tradition of Pitt football and realize the challenge ahead of us.” Read Full Story »

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    Utah, Fresno State schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Fresno State-UtahThe Utah Utes and the Fresno State Bulldogs have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015.

    Utah will host the first game of the series at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Sept. 6, 2014. The second and final game will be played at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno on Sept. 19, 2015. Read Full Story »

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    Colorado State, Alabama finalize agreement for game in 2013, second game in 2015 or 2017

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Jim McElwainThe Colorado State Rams will play at the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2013 and either the 2015 or 2017 season, CSU announced today.

    Colorado State will travel to face Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and will pit Bama coach Nick Saban against his former offensive coordinator Jim McElwain, now the head coach of the Rams. Read Full Story »

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    Colorado State to play at Alabama in 2013

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Jim McElwainThe Colorado State Rams will play at the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2013, CSU athletic director Jack Graham announced last night at a CSU Ram Club event.

    Colorado State will face Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and will pit Bama coach Nick Saban against his former offensive coordinator Jim McElwain, now the head coach of the Rams. Read Full Story »

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    San Diego State adds future games vs. California, NMSU and San Jose State

    By Kevin Kelley -

    San Diego StateThe San Diego State Aztecs have added future football games against California, New Mexico State, and San Jose State, the school announced today.

    Agreements with California and New Mexico State call for home-and-home series, while SDSU and San Jose State will play a total of three games.

    San Diego State will travel to face Cal at California Memorial Stadium in Berkley on Sept. 12, 2015. The Aztecs will then host the Golden Bears at Qualcomm Stadium on Sept. 10, 2016. Read Full Story »

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    UNLV schedules Future Football Series vs. BYU & Central Michigan

    By Kevin Kelley -

    UNLV RebelsThe UNLV Rebels have scheduled future home-and-home football series vs. BYU and Central Michigan, the school announced today.

    UNLV will travel to face BYU at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Nov. 15, 2014. The Rebels will then host the Cougars at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2015.

    BYU and UNLV have met 18 times since 1978, and most of those meetings were conference games when both were members of the WAC or Mountain West. The Cougars lead the overall series 15-3. Read Full Story »

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    Temple scraps plans for 12th Game at Hawaii in 2012

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Temple OwlsLast month it was reported that Temple was trying to add a game at Hawaii to their 2012 football schedule, which would have given the Owls 12 games.

    Today Temple announced that they have ended negotiations with Hawaii and will not face the Warriors in Honolulu this season. Read Full Story »

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    Ohio State adds San Diego State to 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Ohio State BuckeyesThe Ohio State Buckeyes have added the San Diego State Aztecs to their 2013 football schedule, the school announced today.

    Ohio State will host San Diego State at Ohio Stadium on Sept. 7, 2013. The two schools met three times in the early 2000’s and the Buckeyes came away with the win in each contest.

    With the addition of the SDSU game on Sept. 7, Ohio State has moved their home contest against Florida A&M to Sept. 21. Buffalo occupied the Sept. 21 position on OSU’s schedule and has been moved to the season opener on Aug. 31. Read Full Story »

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    San Diego State, California schedule 2015-16 Home-and-home Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    San Diego StateThe San Diego State Aztecs and the California Golden Bears have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2015 and 2016, SDSU Athletic Director Jim Sterk confirmed to the North County Times.

    San Diego State will travel to face Cal at California Memorial Stadium in Berkley in 2015. The Aztecs will then host the Golden Bears at Qualcomm Stadium in 2016. Exact dates were not announced.

    SDSU and Cal have met six times and the series is even at three games apiece. The two schools haven’t played since 1996. Read Full Story »

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    Temple trying to schedule football game at Hawaii this December

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Aloha StadiumThe Temple Owls are trying to schedule a football game at Hawaii this December, the Star-Advertiser has reported.

    Temple’s 2012 schedule currently consists of only 11 games. When it was released in March, the Owls were still actively seeking a 12th game.

    “It’s very far from a done deal. We’re going through the due diligence,” Rockne Freitas, Hawaii’s acting athletic director said. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Ohio State could host San Diego State in 2013

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Ohio StateOhio State could host the San Diego State Aztecs in 2013, according to a report by The Columbus Dispatch.

    The Buckeyes have been searching for a non-conference game in 2013 to replace their Aug. 31 season-opener against Vanderbilt, which was recently canceled by the Commodores. San Diego State has apparently emerged as the most likely candidate.

    Ohio State has been in talks with Buffalo to move their game, previously announced as Sept. 21, to the season-opener on Aug. 31. San Diego State would then be placed into the Sept. 21 slot or they could switch with Florida A&M (Sept. 7). Read Full Story »