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UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Gonzaga will face Portland, Pepperdine once next season

Gonzaga will face seven West Coast Conference foes twice and play Portland and Pepperdine once next season under the conference’s new scheduling format.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 6:54 p.m.

Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson says Gonzaga likely to remain in WCC; GU officials caught a little off guard by comments

There are strong indications Gonzaga will remain in the WCC after months of discussing a possible move to the Mountain West Conference.

UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

WCC approves significant changes to scheduling, tournament format

The WCC has approved changes that will trim two games from the conference schedule and provide more protection for higher seeds at the WCC tournaments.

UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Decision time approaching for Gonzaga regarding conference affiliation

The shot clock is running on Gonzaga to make a decision on its conference affiliation, but the Zags sound as if they’re following one of John Wooden’s tenets: “Be quick, …

John Blanchette: Mountain’s ‘landscape’ offers Gonzaga potential dream of upward mobility

You know the best fit for Gonzaga University in the college athletic universe? Easy. It’s the Big East Mountain West Coast Conference.

Arizona holds off New Mexico 45-37 in New Mexico Bowl

Quarterback Anu Solomon and All-America linebacker Scooby Wright III came back to help Arizona (7-6) hold off pesky New Mexico 45-37 in a wild New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque, New …

Mountain West suspends two players

The Mountain West Conference has suspended two basketball players involved in a scrum in the Colorado State-Air Force game Saturday night. Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney and Colorado State …

Boise State holds off Nevada

RENO, Nev. – Jay Ajayi had 116 of his 152 rushing yards in the second half and Boise State withstood a Nevada comeback for a 51-46 victory on Saturday night. …

New Mexico no longer an afterthought in MWC

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico was almost an afterthought when play began in the Mountain West Conference. The Mountain West, which ended up with the country’s top ranking in terms …

Conference USA, Mountain West to form nationwide conference

DALLAS – Members of Conference USA and current and future members of the Mountain West are on their way to forming a new league that will begin in 2013. The …

Hawaii close to joining MWC

HONOLULU – The University of Hawaii is close to joining the Mountain West conference for football, raising the prospect of leaving the depleted Western Athletic Conference after 32 years. School …