Mountain West Releases Women’s Basketball Conference Schedule

By: See-ming Lee

The Mountain West released its 2020-21 women’s basketball conference schedule on Friday. Each team will play nine home games and nine road games, subject to approval from state, county and local officials. The league slate begins on Thursday, Dec. 31 and concludes on Tuesday, Mar. 2.

A full schedule is at the bottom of the post

The Cowgirls open up the season on Thurs., Dec. 31, when they travel to face San José State. Wyoming will wrap up a road trip with a game at Nevada on Sat., Jan. 2. The Cowgirls lift the lid on the home portion of their league schedule when defending MW Tournament champions Boise State visit on Wed., Jan. 6, before Wyoming travels to face Utah State on Sat., Jan. 9.

The Cowgirls have back-to-back home games when they host Border War rival Colorado State on Wed., Jan. 13, and Nevada on Sat., Jan. 16. Then, the team has a pair of road games in the Pacific time zone when they face San Diego State on Thurs., Jan. 21, and UNLV on Sat., Jan. 23. Wyoming returns home for a pair of games against Fresno State on Wed., Jan. 27, and New Mexico on Sat., Jan. 30.

UW will play another pair of road games, this time in Colorado, when the Cowgirls travel to face Colorado State on Wed., Feb. 3, and Air Force on Sat., Feb. 6. Wyoming then hosts UNLV on Thurs., Feb. 11, and welcomes San Diego State to 7,220 feet on Sat., Feb. 13. The Cowgirls will then face Boise State on the road on Wed., Feb. 17.

The Cowgirls will host Air Force on Sat., Feb. 20, before facing Utah State for “Senior Nigh” on Wed., Feb. 24. Wyoming then closes out the regular season at New Mexico on Sat., Feb. 27. The Mountain West Tournament is scheduled to run from March 7-10 in Las Vegas.

The Cowgirl non-conference schedule will be announced in the coming weeks along with more information on Cowgirl basketball tickets.