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Mountain West Conference power rankings

Closer and closer to the season ending and it looks like we have a tight(er) race on our hands. How will it play out? Well a lot might be decided tonight with the TCU-BYU game. So stay tuned...

Team of the week: TCU I thought the Frogs would beat New Mexico, but not in that fashion. They dominated the Lobos, rolling to a 37-0 victory. Has the tide turned for TCU? Well we'll find out tonight, as they travel to Provo for a big game against BYU.

Duds of the week: Wyoming & New Mexico A 21-7 halftime lead couldn't carry Wyoming to a victory over mediocre San Diego State, ouch. The Lobos, well they couldn't find enough offensive power to score once. Embarrassing.

Week Ten Rankings
Rank Team Comments
1 A ho-hum victory over Colorado State, but now the real test. Can BYU defeat TCU and continue its conference winning streak? A loss here and Utah will most likely be playing for a share of the conference championship when the two meet in three weeks.
2 Utah had last week off, but now enter the meat of their schedule. A down Wyoming team travels to Rice-Eccles and a victory against them will give Utah its sixth straight win and guarantee the school its fifth consecutive bowl game.
3 The Falcons played well against Army and are on their way to a bowl game for the first time since losing to Virginia Tech in the 2002 San Francisco Bowl. This week Air Force travels to face a slumping Notre Dame team. A big game for both the program and the conference.
4 TCU might have just turned it around after routing New Mexico. But it'll take a big game against BYU in Provo to get things fully on track. A win there, and the Frogs will most likely win out and finish with a respectable record.
5 Ouch, completely shutout by TCU. The loss there pretty much killed any hope of a conference championship, unless the Lobos win out and BYU loses another game. That isn't likely, which means Rocky Long once again comes up short in his quest for the school's first conference championship since the Johnson administration.
6 A great come from behind victory for the Aztecs. This is the type of win you can build a program around, but San Diego State has been here before, only to watch all momentum from a win go right out the window. The Aztecs do have a chance to win their 4th game of the season against a slumping UNLV team this Saturday.
8 Mike Sanford farewell tour?
9 The Rams weren't AS bad on offense against BYU like they were against the Utes, but pretty damn close. It's looking more and more likely CSU will have a 10-loss season, something that hasn't happened in ages.