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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Calhoun's new contract came after other programs sought out the Air Force coach

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Troy Calhoun's five-year contract, signed last week, was more than a parting gift from outgoing Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh. It was a move Mueh made out of necessity. Mueh said presidents and athletic directors from "half a dozen" schools sought permission to interview...

  • A Q and A with new Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton

    Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Jim Knowlton on . Jim Knowlton was introduced as the new athletic director at Air Force on Wednesday, though he won't actually assume the post until March 23. He was welcomed first by Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, then fielded questions from media. Here are some of his...

  • San Diego State shoots Air Force out of its own gym

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    San Diego State reserve Dakarai Allen flicked the ball underhand toward the basket just after the buzzer on Tuesday night. Even that one went in. A San Diego State team built behind a suffocating defense that makes up for shaky shooting stunned Air Force by making 13 3-pointers in...

  • Emptying the notebook: Air Force vs. San Diego State

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    I’m not sure how many Air Force fans are going to be clamoring to read more about Tuesday’s 77-45 loss to San Diego State, but I thought I’d empty the notebook to include a few more items. Also, here are links to... The game story: San Diego State shoots Air Force out of its own...

  • Retiring Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh recognized during final game

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Mueh recognized during final game Air Force recognized retiring athletic director Hans Mueh during a stoppage of play in the first half, reviewing his accomplishments in an 11-year tenure that will end later this week. Mueh said he didn't know about the announcement in advance....

  • Mountain West hoops notebook

    Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    AIR FORCE Leading scorer Max Yon, who has already missed two games with a deep thigh bruise, will continue to be away from the team for an undetermined amount of time while he deals with a personal situation. Coach Dave Pilipovich announced Yon's leave of absence on Monday,...

  • Air Force backup center Moer will be given time to work through struggles

    Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    We’ve written several times about the upside Air Force has found to a season that has been torpedoed by injuries and other issues. Hayden Graham, Zach Kocur and Trevor Lyons have capitalized on the opportunity to post breakthrough performances and show glimpses of positive things to...

  • Air Force takes on San Diego State 20 days later but with a vastly different team

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Dave Pilipovich's game notes from the last meeting with San Diego State are just 20 days old. In fact, most of us probably have Christmas leftovers that are older. But not even three weeks later, those notes are about as useful as some moldy mashed potatoes. Air Force entered that...

  • Another Air Force comeback attempt thwarted as skid continues at Utah State

    Updated: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    LOGAN, Utah - This was the basketball equivalent of climbing a cliff so far that you could peek over the top, only to lose footing on the last step and plunge backward into the abyss. Air Force trailed by 10 at halftime but had scraped back to the point where it had a free-throw...

  • Utah State basketball venue leaves an impression

    Updated: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Utah State venue leaves an impression Air Force walked away impressed by the atmosphere at Utah State's Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. An announced crowd of 9,885 - a large of percentage of which was an organized, rowdy student section - rode Falcons players after any miscue and offered...

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