Mountain West's new fad

In a conference known for its shooters, big post players are all the rage

Originally Published: October 16, 2012
By Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation

The Mountain West is for shooters, and everybody knows it. The recent past in the conference has been littered with high-scoring offenses and explosive outside shooters. And the next two incoming recruiting classes have plenty of that. But there might be a new trend brewing among the conference's elite teams -- one of big-bodied post players whose job is to get in the lane and swat away anything that gets too close.