Mountain West Network to Host 2014 MW Basketball Digital Tipoff


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Basketball practices are underway, and with the first games of the 2014-15 season set to tip off in just over a month, the Mountain West Network is preparing to embark on the 2014 Mountain West Basketball Digital Tipoff. The six-day, 11-campus event commences on Tuesday, October 14 and will consist of a Conference-wide tour of press conferences featuring the men’s and women’s head coaches and select student-athletes.

Each press conference will be streamed live on the Mountain West Network ( Below is a schedule of start times for each press conference, along with a list of the individuals currently slated to participate.

The Mountain West will also unveil its men’s and women’s basketball preseason polls and All-Conference teams the morning of Tuesday, October 14.

3:30 p.m. MT – New Mexico Press Conference
Men’s head coach Craig Neal, senior guard Deshawn Delaney, senior guard Hugh Greenwood
Women’s head coach Yvonne Sanchez, senior guard Antiesha Brown, senior forward Ebony Walker
10 a.m. PT – San José State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Dave Wojcik, sophomore guard Jalen James, sophomore guard Rashad Muhammad
Women’s head coach Jamie Craighead, senior guard Chereese Thomas, senior forward Rebecca Woodberry
1:30 p.m. MT – Wyoming Press Conference
Men’s head coach Larry Shyatt, senior guard Riley Grabau, senior forward Larry Nance Jr.
Women’s head coach Joe Legerski, senior forward Kayla Woodward, senior guard Kaitlyn Mileto
11 a.m. MT – Colorado State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Larry Eustachy, senior guard Daniel Bejarano, senior forward J.J. Avila
Women’s head coach Ryun Williams, junior guard Jamie Patrick, senior guard Gritt Ryder
2 p.m. MT – Air Force Press Conference
Men’s head coach Dave Pilipovich, senior forward Kamryn Williams, senior guard Max Yon
Women’s head coach Andrea Williams, senior guard Jimi Blagowsky, senior guard Lindsey Lewis
10 a.m. PT – Fresno State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Rodney Terry, senior forward Alex Davis, sophomore guard/forward Paul Watson
Women’s head coach Jaime White, senior guard Robin Draper, senior forward Alex Sheedy
1 p.m. PT – San Diego State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Steve Fisher, senior forward JJ O'Brien, junior forward Winston Shepard
Women’s head coach Stacie Terry, senior forward Desi Culberson, sophomore guard Chloe Johnson
Noon MT – Utah State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Stew Morrill, freshman forward David Collette, sophomore forward Jalen Moore
Women’s head coach Jerry Finkbeiner, senior guard Elise Nelson, senior forward Franny Vaaulu
3 p.m. MT – Boise State Press Conference
Men’s head coach Leon Rice, senior guard/forward Anthony Drmic, senior guard Derrick Marks
Women’s head coach Gordy Presnell, junior center Miquelle Askew, senior forward Deanna Weaver
Noon PT – UNLV Press Conference
Men’s head coach Dave Rice, senior guard Cody Doolin, senior guard Jelan Kendrick
Women’s head coach Kathy Olivier, senior forward Alana Cesarz, senior guard Danielle Miller
3 p.m. PT – Nevada Press Conference
Men’s head coach David Carter, senior guard Michael Perez, junior center AJ West
Women’s head coach Jane Albright, senior forward Emily Burns, senior center Mimi Mungedi