This Week In Hoops

The Utes try to continue their winning ways before Christmas. They travel to Central Florida for an early week showdown. Here is what the they and the rest of the Mountain West are up to this week.

Last Week:

Utah 77, Cal Poly 58
The Utes shot 52.9% from the field as they downed Cal Poly 77-58 in Salt Lake City.

Luke Nevill led the way with a game-high 21 points. Johnnie Bryant and Shaun Green each chipped in 12 for the Utes.

The Utes shot 50% from behind the arc. Green was a perfect 4-4, while Bryant was 4-8.

This Week:

Utah visits Central Florida (6-1) on Tuesday. UCF may not be as good as their record. They played their first major conference foe last weekend and fell to an average Minnesota team. The rest of the schedule has been made up of schools like Rollins, Stetson, Bethune-Cookman and Florida Atlantic.

Around the Mountain West:

Air Force 11-1
Marquee Wins: at Stanford, Texas Tech, Wake Forest
Bad Losses: None
Last Week: Beat Norfolk State 70-47.
This Week: at Northern Colorado (12/23)

BYU 6-4
Marquee Wins: None
Bad Losses: at Lamar
Last Week: Lost at Lamar, beat Utah State.
This Week: Host Western Oregon (12/22)

Colorado State8-2
Marquee Wins: at Colorado, Kansas State
Bad Losses: None
Last Week: Beat North Dakota State on Monday..
This Week:at Boise State (12/22).

New Mexico 7-2
Marquee Wins: Colorado, Kansas State
Bad Losses: UTEP
Last Week: The previously undefeated Lobos dropped back-to-back road games against UTEP (87-63) beat North Carolina A&T and Longwood.
This Week: The Lobos host No. 8 Wichita State (12/22)

San Diego State 10-2
Marquee Wins: Cal
Bad Losses: at Western Michigan
Last Week: Beat and Loyola Marymount.
This Week: at Washington State (12/21)

Texas Christian 7-3
Marquee Wins: None
Bad Losses: at Saint Mary's
Last Week: Beat Arkansas Pine Bluff on Monday.
This Week: Host SMU (12/21).

UNLV 8-2
Marquee Wins: Nevada
Bad Losses: UC Santa Barbara
Last Week: The Rebels beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
This Week: Host Norfolk State (12/18), South Florida (12/19) and Minnesota (12/22)

Wyoming 8-2
Marquee Wins: Colorado
Bad Losses: None
Last Week: Beat Denver Lamar.
This Week: at Nebraska (12/20)


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