Fresno State, Boise State are Mountain West picks; Hawaii projected last
LAS VEGAS — Boise State and Fresno State have been picked to win their Mountain West Conference divisions in a preseason media poll.
Fresno State, which won the inaugural Mountain West championship over Utah State last season, received 15 first-place votes and 174 points in the West.
Boise State, which went 6-2 last season, received 20 first-place votes and 183 total points to lead voting for the Mountain Division.
Defending Mountain Division champion Utah State was picked to finish second behind Boise State, receiving 12 first-place votes and 171 points. Colorado State was third, receiving one first-place vote, followed by Wyoming, New Mexico and Air Force.
San Diego State received 15 first-place votes and was two points behind Fresno State in the West. Nevada was third, then UNLV, San Jose State and Hawaii.