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Seth Davis
October 23, 2000
Utah Coach Rick Majerus apparently doesn't think much of the prognosticating of the journalists who cover the Mountain West Conference. When asked about a media poll that picked the Utes to win the Mountain West, Majerus replied, "I have to laugh at that. We don't have a single player on the preseason all-conference team, but BYU has five starters back, two guys on the all-conference team and the greatest high school recruit in the history of Utah in [6'8" forward] Garner Meads, yet they're picked fourth."...
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October 23, 2000

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Utah Coach Rick Majerus apparently doesn't think much of the prognosticating of the journalists who cover the Mountain West Conference. When asked about a media poll that picked the Utes to win the Mountain West, Majerus replied, "I have to laugh at that. We don't have a single player on the preseason all-conference team, but BYU has five starters back, two guys on the all-conference team and the greatest high school recruit in the history of Utah in [6'8" forward] Garner Meads, yet they're picked fourth."...

If the citizens of Las Vegas see a man with a familiar hangdog look slouching around town, they shouldn't assume a coaching change is imminent at UNLV. Fresno State coach Jerry Tarkanian, who guided the Runnin' Rebels to the 1990 national championship, has been in Sin City to help his wife, Lois, who still lives there year-round, campaign for a seat on the Clark County Commission. Lois has served on the county's school board for several years....

The WAC has regained the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament it lost last season after losing eight teams to the Mountain West Conference, but it's still having trouble generating much buzz. The league had to cancel its preseason media day due to lack of interest.

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