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Brent Briggeman

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  • Home has truly been sweet for Air Force, others in Mountain West

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    With Air Force set to play its final home game of the season on Saturday, it’s a good time to ponder just what makes the Falcons – and so many other teams – so good on their home floor. In the past three seasons under coach Dave Pilipovich the Falcons are 15-10 in Mountain West games...

  • Emptying the notebook: Air Force tops Nevada

    Published: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    It’s called the charity stripe for a reason, apparently, because Nevada was sure generous in helping Air Force to a victory on Wednesday my missing a pile of free throws. It was 18 misses, to be exact, in 32 attempts. That was the obvious storyline of Air Force’s 75-70 victory, and...

  • Air Force capitalizes on Nevada's horrific night at the free-throw line

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Dave Pilipovich emerged from the Air Force locker room confident of at least one thing on Wednesday night - this game wasn't bound for ESPN Classic. Nevada missed 18 of its 32 free throws. The teams combined for 30 turnovers. Air Force gave up 17 offensive rebounds, tried and missed...

  • Air Force notes: Yon looks like the player of old

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    In five games since returning from an extended absence, Max Yon had become a secondary figure in Air Force's offense. The senior is still the team's leading scorer at 13.1 points per game, but he hadn't reached double figures since his return. He got there on Wednesday with 13...

  • Air Force has a chance to avenge season's 'worst game' as Nevada visits

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    Air Force hit rock bottom in Reno. It was on Nevada's floor that the Falcons first played without injured senior Kamryn Williams, who was lost three days earlier to a torn Achilles tendon, and watched a struggling Wolf Pack squad dominate. Air Force shot 27 percent in the first...

  • Mountain West hoops notebook: Nance ready to return for Wyoming

    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    AIR FORCE With the season’s two final games at Clune Arena coming up this week, Air Force will say goodbye to a deep senior class largely beset by misfortune. The class includes Ethan Michael, a backup center who missed the entire season after a knee injury in August led to his...

  • Air Force still in hunt for men's basketball bye as season winds down

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Air Force still in hunt for bye as season winds down With three games to play - including two at home this week - Air Force still has multiple scenarios in which it could earn the No. 6 seed and a bye in the first round of the Mountain West Tournament. Each plausible scenario...

  • Colorado State shrugs off comeback attempts to maintain domination in rivalry against Air Force

    Published: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    FORT COLLINS - It has become evident that breaks are going to have to fall Air Force's way for it to escape this rut against Colorado State. And it was evident from early Saturday that this was not going to be that day. The Rams hit six of their first eight 3-pointers to jump to an...

  • Mooney, Air Force ready for rematch with Colorado State

    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Matt Mooney says he "just acted" when he saw the situation unfold in front of him against Colorado State on Jan. 10. The Air Force freshman point guard saw teammate Zach Kocur and the Rams' J.J. Avila tumble to the ground and Avila put Kocur in a headlock. Standing several feet...

  • Hand injury forces Air Force center to snap with other hand

    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Dylan Vail feels like he's competing for a starting position with one hand tied behind his back. Vail's right - and dominant - hand is hidden beneath a cast as damaged thumb ligaments heal after offseason surgery. As a result, the Air Force center will be forced to snap the ball with...

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