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Is MWC's Raid Death Blow to WAC?

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In the summer of 1998, the Mountain West Conference formed, leaving a crippled, bloodied and battered Western Athletic Conference in its wake.

Twelve years later, the upstart Mountain West may have finished the job - destroying what was left of the rebuilt WAC, a proud and survivalist conference created in 1962 that weathered various comings and goings throughout its history.

And to think Wednesday began gloriously for the WAC, with news of a triumphant return, the opening salvo in an ultimately unwinnable war with the Mountain West.

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