Men’s basketball picked to finish 7th in Mountain West Conference


    The men's basketball team was picked to finish 7th in the Mountain West this season.

    Only newcomer Boise State was picked to finish lower, and by one point.

    Senior point guard Hank Thorns was selected for the preseason all-MWC team. He led the league in assist average (7.0) last season.

    TCU finished last in the MWC last season with a 1-15 record in conference play. They finished the season 11-22.

    Rk. School (First-place votes) Pts
    1 New Mexico (22) 203
    2 UNLV (4) 183
    3 San Diego State 158
    4 Colorado State 119
    5 Air Force 78
    6 Wyoming 68
    7 TCU 64
    8 Boise State 63