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Mountain West Tournament bracket and schedule: Nevada and Utah State claim top 2 seeds

Can the league get more than two bids?

NCAA Basketball: Nevada at Utah State Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports

It was a little bit more complicated than some would have expected, but Nevada ultimately claimed the top seed in the Mountain West Tournament. The Wolf Pack (15-3) enter with an overall record of 28-3, and are a lock to hear their name on Selection Sunday.

The No. 2 seed, Utah State, is sitting on the bubble. The Aggies (15-3) have had a fantastic season in Craig Smith’s first year as head coach, and as long as they don’t take any bad losses in the conference tournament, they should be on the right side of the bubble.

Fresno State (13-5), San Diego State (11-7) and UNLV (11-7) round out the rest of the top five and received first round byes.

Tournament Bracket

How to Watch

First Round (Wed., March 13)

Stadium on Facebook Live will stream all three games.

Game 1: No. 9 Colorado State vs. No. 8 Boise State, 2 p.m.

Game 2: No. 10 Wyoming vs. No. 7 New Mexico, approx. 4:30 p.m.

Game 3: No. 11 San Jose State vs. No. 6 Air Force, approx. 7 p.m.

Quarterfinals (Thu., March 14)

CBSSN will air all four games.

Game 4: Game 1 Winner vs. No. 1 Nevada, 3 p.m.

Game 5: No. 5 UNLV vs. No. 4 San Diego State, approx. 5:30 p.m.

Game 6: Game 2 Winner vs. No. 2 Utah State, 9 p.m.

Game 7: Game 3 Winner vs. No. 3 Fresno State, approx. 11:30 p.m.

Semifinals (Fri., March 15)

CBSSN will air both games.

Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner, 9 p.m.

Game 9: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner, approx. 11:30 p.m.

Championship (Sat., March 16)

Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner, 6 p.m. (CBS)