The Bob Cousy Award, given annually to the nation's best point guard, released its watch list on Tuesday.
The Mountain West might take a step back from last season's banner regular season, but both Boise State and New Mexico could be factors come March.
Don't expect the Mountain West to be No. 1 in the RPI again this season, but expect another competitive race at the top of the standings.
Utah State started this season 14-1, but coming off two straight road losses, the program announced even worse news on Monday.
Welcome in. If you're new to the process, every Monday morning I assemble the Power Pyramid, constructed of teams from outside the Big Seven: that's the major six conferences, plus the upgraded Atlantic 10 this year. The Mountain West is determined to monopolize this thing, however. See today's rankings for the latest proof.

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