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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force's 2015 football schedule will open with FCS Morgan State

    Updated: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    Air Force will open the 2015 football season against Morgan State on Sept. 5 – the Saturday before Labor Day. Morgan State plays in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and are members of the Football Championship Subdivision, so this continues Air Force’s recent tradition of bringing...

  • Air Force men's basketball controlling the controllable during hot streak

    Updated: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    BOISE, Idaho - Dave Pilipovich walked into his postgame news conference on Saturday brain-storming ways to continue his hot streak. "Does the lottery go through Saturday?" the Air Force basketball coach asked. "I may play the Powerball today." It's easy to see how Pilipovich could be...

  • Basketball notes from around the Mountain West

    Published: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    AIR FORCE Marek Olesinski was named the Mountain West’s Player of the Week Monday after he scored a combined 32 points in Air Force's home victories over New Mexico and Wyoming. Olesinski added 10 rebounds in the wins and shot 64.7 percent (11 of 17) from the field, including 45.5...

  • The late Dean Smith once coached at Air Force

    Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    By now, every sports fan has likely heard of Dean Smith’s death at the age of 83. The coaching legend guided North Carolina to two national championships, 11 Final Four appearances and introduced the world to Michael Jordan. What most fans don’t likely know is that Smith was also a...

  • Air Force's Marek Olesinski earns Mountain West honor

    Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Olesinski earns Mountain West honor Marek Olesinski was named the Mountain West's men's basketball player of the week Monday after he scored a combined 32 points for Air Force in home victories over New Mexico and Wyoming. Olesinski added 10 rebounds in the wins and shot .647 (11 of...

  • Air Force's Olesinski earned MW weekly honor in men's basketball

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    Marek Olesinki was named the Mountain West’s men’s basketball player of the week on Monday after he scored a combined 32 points in home victories over New Mexico and Wyoming. Olesinski added 10 rebounds in the wins and shot .647 (11 of 17), including .455 (5-of-11) from 3-point...

  • Zach Kocur perfect from floor, Air Force throttles conference leader Wyoming

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    An illness opened the door for Air Force, but the Falcons proceeded to kick it all the way down. Playing a Wyoming team missing Larry Nance Jr. with mono, the Falcons shot 57 percent, put four players in double figures and blew out the Mountain West leaders 73-50 in front of a...

  • AFA hoops notes: Air Force's Justin Hammonds out with rib injury

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Hammonds out with rib injury Justin Hammonds didn't play for Air Force on Saturday, sitting out with ribs so tender and sore that it was difficult for him to breathe. Coach Dave Pilipovich said the injury occurred several games ago but had been manageable. Hammonds practiced...

  • Former standout QB, longtime assistant Blane Morgan leaving Air Force for Mountain West rival

    Updated: Sat, Feb 7, 2015

    Longtime Air Force quarterbacks coach Blane Morgan will soon be taking on that same role with San Diego State. Morgan, whose 20-3 record as a starter remains the best for a quarterback in academy history, has served as an assistant with the Falcons for the past 13 years. A source...

  • Wyoming's bad break marks a positive turn of events for Air Force

    Updated: Sat, Feb 7, 2015

    A season full of tough breaks for the Air Force basketball team has taken a sharp turn. The Falcons, fresh off an upset of New Mexico on Wednesday, learned Friday that Mountain West-leading Wyoming may travel to the academy on Saturday without star forward Larry Nance Jr., who has...

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