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Mountain West Conference
The Mountain West Conference
Mountain West Conference
(MW) is one of the collegiate athletic conferences affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision
Football Bowl Subdivision
(FBS) (formerly I-A). The MW officially began operations in July 1999. Geographically, the MW covers a broad expanse of the Western United States, with member schools located in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Craig Thompson has served as Commissioner of the MW since its founding in 1999.[1] The charter members of the MW included the United States Air Force Academy, Brigham Young University, Colorado
Colorado
State University, San Diego State University, the University of New Mexico, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the University of Utah, and the University of Wyoming
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Mountain States
The Mountain States
Mountain States
(also known as the Mountain West and the Interior West) form one of the nine geographic divisions of the United States that are officially recognized by the United States
United States
Census Bureau. It is a subregion of the Western United States. The Mountain States
Mountain States
are usually split up into two other regions known as the Northwest and Southwest. Idaho, Wyoming
Wyoming
and Montana
Montana
are considered part of the Northwest, while Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah
Utah
are considered part of the Southwest. The division consists of seven states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. These seven states have the highest mean elevations of all 50 U.S. states
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California
Native languages as of 2007English 57.4%[2] Spanish 28.5%[3] Chinese 2.8%[3] Filipino 2.2%[3]Demonym CalifornianCapital SacramentoLargest city Los AngelesLargest metro Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles
AreaArea Ranked 3rd • Total 163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2) • Width 250 miles (400 km) • Length 770 miles (1,240 km) • % water 4.7 • Latitude 32°32′ N to 42° N • Longitude 114°8′ W to 124
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1962 In Sports
1962
1962
in sports describes the year's events in world sport.Years in sports: 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st centuryDecades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990sYears: 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965Contents1 Alpine skiing 2 American football 3 Artistic gymnastics 4 Association football4.1 United Kingdom 4.2 Europe5 Athletics 6 Australian rules football 7 Baseball 8 Basketball 9 Boxing 10
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Missouri Valley Conference
The Missouri Valley Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
(also called MVC or simply "The Valley") is the second-oldest collegiate athletic conference in the United States. Currently, its members are located in the midwestern United States. The conference participates in the NCAA's Division I.Contents1 History 2 Member schools2.1 Current members 2.2 Affiliate members 2.3 Former members2.3.1 Former full members 2.3.2 Former affiliate members2.4 Membership timeline3 Commissioners 4 Sports4.1 Men's sponsored sports by school 4.2 Women's sponsored sports by school5 Facilities 6 Basketball tournament champions by year 7 National team titles by institution 8 Men's basketball attendance 9 Football champions by year 10 See also 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] The MVC was founded in 1907 as the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association or MVIAA, 12 years after the Big Ten, the only Division I conference that is older
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University Of Utah
The University of Utah
Utah
(also referred to as the U, U of U, or Utah) is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs.[8] The university is classified in the highest ranking: "R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Carnegie Classification also considers the university as "selective", which is its second most selective admissions category.[9] Graduate studies include the S.J
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Denver International Airport
Northeastern Denver, Colorado, U.S.Hub forPassenger AirlinesBoutique Air Frontier Airlines United Airlines Focus city
Focus city
forSouthwest AirlinesElevation AMSL 5,431 ft / 1,655 mCoordinates 39°51′42″N 104°40′23″W / 39.86167°N 104.67306°W / 39.86167; -104.67306Coordinates: 39°51′42″N 104°40′23″W / 39.86167°N 104.67306°W / 39.86167; -104.67306Website http://www.flydenver.comMapsFAA airport diagramDENLocation of airport in
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West Coast Conference
A conference is a meeting of people who "confer" about a topic. Conference
Conference
types include:Convention (meeting), meeting of a, usually large, group of individuals and/or companies in a certain field Academic conference, in science and academic, a formal event where researchers present results, workshops, and other activities. Athletic conference, a competitive grouping of teams, often geographical Authors' conference, or writers' conference, where writers gather to review their written works and suggest improvements
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University Of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa
University of Tulsa
(TU) is a private research university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.[4] The University is renowned for its programs in law, English, computer science, natural sciences, psychology, and engineering. Its faculty includes prominent scholars, scientists, and writers, including Russian dissident poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko (until his death in 2017), political scientist Robert Donaldson and others. TU has a historic affiliation with the Presbyterian Church and the campus's architectural style is predominantly Collegiate Gothic. TU has been recognized as one of the five most international universities in the United States, by undergraduate enrollment.[5] The University manages the Gilcrease Museum, which includes one of the largest collections of American Western art in the world, and in 2016, Tulsa acquired The Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
Archive
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New Mexico
New Mexico
Mexico
(Spanish: Nuevo México pronounced [ˈnweβo ˈmexiko], Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo pronounced [jòːtxó xɑ̀xʷòːtsò]) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America. With a population of approximately two million, New Mexico
Mexico
is the 36th most populous state. With a total area of 121,590 sq mi (314,900 km2), it is the fifth largest and fifth least densely populated of the fifty states. It is one of the Mountain States
Mountain States
and shares the Four Corners
Four Corners
region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. Its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, while its largest city is Albuquerque
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Big Eight Conference
The Big Eight Conference
Big Eight Conference
was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)-affiliated Division I-A
Division I-A
college athletic association that sponsored football. It was formed in January 1907 as the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MVIAA)[2] by its charter member schools: the University of Kansas, University of Missouri,[2] University of Nebraska, and Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, the University of Iowa
University of Iowa
was an original member of the MVIAA, while maintaining joint membership in the Western Conference (now the Big Ten Conference). The conference was dissolved in 1996
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1999 In Sports
1999
1999
in sports describes the year's events in world sport.Years in sports: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st centuryDecades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020sYears: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002Contents1 Alpine skiing 2 American football 3 Artistic gymnastics 4 Association football 5 Athletics 6 Baseball 7 Basketball 8 Boxing 9 Canadian football 10 Cricket 11 Curling 12 Cycling 13 Dogsled racing 14 Field hockey 15 Figure skating 16 Gae
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Rice University
Rice University, officially William Marsh Rice University, is a private research university located on a 295-acre campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas
Texas
Medical Center. Rice is generally considered the foremost university and the most selective institution of higher education in the state of Texas.[10][11][12] Opened in 1912 after the murder of its namesake William Marsh Rice, Rice is now a research university with an undergraduate focus
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List Of NCAA Conferences
A conference is a meeting of people who "confer" about a topic. Conference
Conference
types include:Convention (meeting), meeting of a, usually large, group of individuals and/or companies in a certain field Academic conference, in science and academic, a formal event where researchers present results, workshops, and other activities. Athletic conference, a competitive grouping of teams, often geographical Authors' conference, or writers' conference, where writers gather to review their written works and suggest improvements
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Western United States
The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States. Because European settlement in the U.S. expanded westward after its founding, the meaning of the West has evolved over time. Prior to about 1800, the crest of the Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
was seen as the western frontier. Since then, the frontier generally moved westward and eventually, the lands west of the Mississippi River
Mississippi River
came to be referred to as the West.[2] Though no consensus exists, even among experts, for the definition of the West as a region, the U.S
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Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University
Methodist University
(commonly referred to as SMU) is a private research university in metropolitan Dallas, with its main campus spanning portions of the town of Highland Park and the cities of University Park and Dallas.[7] Founded in 1911 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, SMU also operates satellite campuses in Plano, Texas
Texas
and Taos, New Mexico. SMU is owned by the South Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.[8] As of the Fall 2017 semester, the university's 11,789 students are 6,452 undergraduates and 5,337 postgraduates.[4] The university is comprised of seven schools, including the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Bobby B
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