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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force drops heartbreaker at Mountain West Tournament, squandering 15-point second-half lead

    Updated: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    LAS VEGAS • With its 15-point cushion stolen away, nothing was left to soften the blow for Air Force. The Falcons couldn’t keep that advantage over the final 5:40 on Wednesday, falling 61-59 to Fresno State and making yet another early exit in the Mountain West Tournament in the...

  • Air Force still searching for leadership as it enters Mountain West Tournament

    Updated: Tue, Mar 11, 2014

    LAS VEGAS - Air Force charges into what for it is an all-or-nothing Mountain West basketball tournament on Wednesday. The question is, who leads that charge? Even as the Falcons brace for a matchup against Fresno State in what will be the season's final game without a victory, that...

  • AFA's Troy Calhoun plans to make overseas trip to visit deployed military personnel

    Updated: Sat, Mar 8, 2014

    Troy Calhoun is recruiting again, only now he's seeking the services of his fellow coaches. Calhoun is slated to make his second coaches tour to visit military installations overseas and he's helping to fill the travel roster. "I've made a few calls," Calhoun said. "We'll see what...

  • Air Force hits an emotional high with upset of Boise State in home finale

    Updated: Sat, Mar 8, 2014

    Max Yon couldn't breathe and couldn't come up for air. That's what happens when 17 guys jump on top of you. After scoring seven points in overtime, propelling Air Force to a 64-61 upset of Boise State on Saturday, Yon found himself on the bottom of the dog pile in the Falcons' locker...

  • Nelson Onwuzu growing into a receiving threat for Air Force

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    Nelson Onwuzu admits that his sudden emergence for Air Force has been aided by a foreign substance. Not PED's, mind you, but PB&Js. The slight-built Onwuzu spent his first two seasons for the Falcons trying to grow out of a 150-pound frame that precluded him from become a serious...

  • One last chance for Air Force to find the missing Clune magic

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    If nothing else, the Air Force basketball team has generally been able to rely upon two things - shooting the 3 and an extra boost on its home floor. In the team's current 2-10 skid, neither has been there. Air Force is shooting 28.1 percent from 3-point range in this stretch...

  • Injuries at cornerback have Air Force exploring depth

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    Jordan Mays entered his final round of spring practices at Air Force expecting to return as a backup safety. He did not figure he'd be lining up as a starting cornerback. Injuries to projected starters Justin DeCoud and Gavin McHenry have left the Falcons scrambling at cornerback,...

  • Air Force basketball notes: New Mexico gets the best of end-of-half play

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    New Mexico gets the best of end-of-half play The sequence at the end of the first half was the kind generally reserved for teams, like Air Force, stuck in a funk. After forcing a shot-clock violation with 1.9 seconds remaining in the half, the Falcons had an inbounds play under New...

  • No. 21 New Mexico enjoys a senior night party at Air Force's expense

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE - Cameron Bairstow hit his final 3-pointer at The Pit and the New Mexico senior raised both arms, stuck out his tongue and basked in the delirium of a frenzied, sold-out crowd. Moments later, it was even louder when senior walk-on Chris Perez scored his first two points...

  • Shooting woes have led to strategic woes for Air Force

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Dave Pilipovich found Marek Olesinski sitting by himself in the locker room long after Air Force's loss to UNLV on Saturday. What he saw in Olesinski's face was pure dejection after the junior had gone scoreless for the first time this season as the Falcons were defeated 93-67. "I...

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