Kenn Rodriguez

  • joined Aug 16, 2012
  • last login Apr 02, 2013
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Kenn Rodriguez is an award-winning journalist who has written about sports professionally since 1993 for outlets ranging from the Albuquerque Journal and Lobo Sports Magazine to the Clovis (NM) News-Journal and Santa Fe New Mexican. He lives in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Friday Bracketology - CBS has MWC with 5 teams in


Updated NCAA Tournament bracket projections released Friday by Bracketologists from ESPN.com and CBSSports.com have the Mountain West Conference placing either four or five teams in the Big Dance in March. MW Conntakes a look at Friday's brackets.

New Mexico signs 24 for Class of 2013


The New Mexico Lobos largely avoided signging junior college players for their 2013 recruiting class,. But head coach Bob Davie did return to the Lobos' old recruiting hot spot, taking recruits primarily from the state of Texas.

MWC with five on Mid-Major Power Pyramid & more


New Mexico moved up to the Top 3 in CBSSports.com's Mid-Major Power Rankings, but the league is down to five teams in the rating overall. And the league's participating is down the other ratings out this week as well. MW Connection takes a look.

MWC back up to No. 2 in RPI, up to 5 in Sagarin


The Mountain West Conference has slipped a bit in other rankings, but the MWC moved up in the Ratings Percentage Index this week - and the league moved up a spot overall to No. 5 in the Sagarin ratings at US Today as well. MW Connection has analysis.

UNM climbs, SDSU just hangs on in National polls


The New Mexico Lobos climbed to their highest rankings of the 2012-13 season while the San Diego St. Aztecs fell out of one poll and clung to the final position in another in National polls released Monday. MW Connection has the report.

Unlikely AFA-UNM match up headlines MWC Week 14


The Mountain West title race was turned topsy turvy with the outcomes on Saturday, Feb. 2 - Groundhog Day. Will Week 14 be like the Bill Murray movie - a repeat of the craziness that permeated Saturday's match ups? MW Connection will be watching.

Saturday 2/2 MWC Basketball Open Thread


The final full month of the Mountain West Conference regular season basketball starts with a full day and night on he hard wood. And MW Connection is the place to discuss it all. Come join the conversation

MWC standing at 4 teams in Friday Bracketologies


In six weeks' time, we'll know officially which Mountain West Conference teams will be in the 2013 NCAA tournament. But until then we have Bracketology reports to report on. MW Connection covers the latest reports.

Gritty New Mexico guts out win over Wyoming

Australian duo Cameron Bairstow and Hugh Greenwood scored career highs to lead the nationally-ranked New Mexico Lobos past the host Wyoming Cowboys to remain in the Mountain West driver's seat Wednesday night.

MWC repped by UNM and SDSU in power rankings

The New Mexico Lobos and San Diego St. Aztecs are the sole representatives of the Mountain West Conference in the CBSSpors.com and ESPN college basketball rankings. MW Connection looks at the two rankings.

MWC back at No. 2 in RPI, down to No. 6 in Sagarin

The Mountain West Conference's rose back to No. 2 in the Ratings Percentage Index ratings but a tough week for the Wyoming Cowboys and Boise St. Broncos dropped the league big time in USA Today's Sagarin's ratings. MW Connection takes a lo

San Diego St. up, New Mexico down in Top 25 polls


The San Diego St. Aztecs rose and are ranked in both national polls while the New Mexico Lobos fell in the national polls released Monday. MW Connection has the word on both the Associated Press and USA Today/ESPN Coaches polls out Monday.

Week 13 Mountain West Men's basketball schedule


Things are beginning to heat up in the chase for the 2013 Mountain West Conference regular season title. Week 13 offers some interesting match ups and for the first time, more games are being televised than not this week. MW Connection has the word.

No. 25 SDSU dominates No. 15/17 New Mexico 55-34


The No. 25 San Diego St. Aztecs got 12 points transfer J.J. O'Brien and 10 points from Jamaal Franklin and dominated the offensive and defensive boards to defeat the No. 15/17 New Mexico Lobos Saturday afternoon at Viejas Arena in San Diego.

Saturday MWC Basketball Open Thread

Another Saturday, another day and night full of Mountain West Conference basketball. And MW Connection is the place to be. Come join the conversation

Wednesday Night Basketball Open Thread

There's a full slate of Mountain West Basketball tonight. Come join in the conversation!

MWC No. 3 league in RPI: & other weekly rankings


The Mountain West Conference remains in the top three among leagues in the Ratings Percentage Index and is getting plenty of notice in website ranking from site like ESPN.com and CBSSports.com. MW Connection has the round up.

Weekend losses leave just two MWC teams ranked


Road loses by preseason contenders San Diego St. and UNLV coupled with a single win by New Mexico on the road have Mountain West Conference representation in the weekly Associated Press and USA Today/ESPN Coaches Top 25 polls.

Week 12 Mountain West Men's basketball schedule


Week three of Mountain West play has the stakes raising as New Mexico tries to defend its league lead, Colorado St. and Wyoming look to show they're truly contenders and UNLV and San Diego St. look to stay in the lead pack. MW Connection has your ear

Mountain West basketball Saturday Open Thread


The Mountain West Conference finishes up the second week of league play today with several interesting match ups. Hang out with us here at MW Connection and follow along!

New Mexico guts out 79-74 OT win over Boise State


The nationally New Mexico Lobos outscored the host Boise St. Broncos in the final stretches of regulation time and overtime to escape Boise with a gutsy, hard-fought win, taking hold of first place as the only remaining undefeated Mountain West Confe

San Diego State officially returns to the MWC

The Mountain West Conference and San Diego St. Aztecs jointly announced officially Wednesday afternoon that that San Diego, Calif.-based school will remain a member of the Mountain West Conference in all sports. MW has the first word.

Is BYU being hurt by WCC membership?


When they opted for football independence, the BYU Cougars placed their other sports in the West Coast Conference. two seasons later, there seems to be some buyers remorse from some BYU observers.

Boise St. looks to shoot past New Mexico Wednesday


A share of first place in the Mountain West Conference is on the line Wednesday night when the nationally ranked New Mexico Lobos travel to Idaho to take on the Boise St. Broncos in Taco Bell Arena.

MWC 3rd best in RPI; rep well on ESPN, CBS sites


The Mountain West Conference stands as the third best conference in the nation in RPI and second in the nation according to USA Today's Jeff Sagarin. MW Connection looks at these two polls as well as ratings from CBSSports.com and ESPN.

UNM & SDSU climb in Top 25; UNLV & Wyoming fall


The San Diego St. Aztecs and New Mexico Lobos climbed while the UNLV Rebels and Wyoming Cowboys fell in the national polls released Monday. MW Connection has the word.

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