The BCS is likely to let the Mountain West Conference gain entry, in part because they need them. Matt Hayes, of the Sporting News, has the story, below.

It will all be over soon enough. The whining and complaining, the NCAA double talk, the nonsensical government intervention.

This time next year, the Mountain West Conference will be part of college football’s elite postseason plan and the BCS will have effectively ended all discussion of a national playoff.

Not because the BCS wants another partner—but because the BCS needs the Mountain West Conference.