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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Emptying the notebook: More on Air Force's exit from the MW Tourney

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Here are some items that didn't make their way into our game story and notebook from Air Force's season-ending loss on Thursday:   Missing Marks turns into a blessing for Boise State A major subplot in Air Force’s loss to No. 25 Boise State on Thursday in the Mountain West...

  • Air Force freshman Trevor Lyons excels on stage that saw his brother's career end

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - Trevor Lyons may have been a newcomer to the Mountain West Tournament on Wednesday, but he was already haunted by memories of the event. Air Force's freshman point guard was a high school senior when he sat in the Thomas & Mack Center and watched his brother, Michael,...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Lobos settle for outside shots

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Lobos settle for outside shots New Mexico attempted 25 3-pointers Wednesday, and Air Force was happy about most of them. Knowing it would have its hands full with 7-foot center Obij Aget, the Falcons compacted their zone and dared every Lobos shooter except Hugh Greenwood to beat...

  • Air Force bucks trend with a victory over New Mexico in MW Tourney opener

    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - It was only a matter of time before the percentages corrected themselves. Air Force was eventually going to improve on its 2-15 mark in the Mountain West Tournament, sharpshooter Zach Kocur was going to break out of his slump and Hugh Greenwood - as accomplished as he is -...

  • Air Force beats New Mexico, advances in MWC tournament

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    LAS VEGAS – It was only a matter of time before the percentages corrected themselves. Air Force was eventually going to improve on its 2-15 mark in the Mountain West Tournament, sharpshooter Zach Kocur was going to break out of his slump and Hugh Greenwood – as accomplished as he is...

  • MW Tourney foes Air Force, New Mexico experienced similar circumstances this season

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    Scrape away the history, program expectations, resources and all other peripherals, and Air Force and New Mexico are experiencing similar seasons. The teams that will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Mountain West Tournament have both been thrust into rebuilding...

  • Mountain West basketball notebook

    Published: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    AIR FORCE A development in Air Force’s most recent game could have huge ramifications down the road. Trevor Lyons scored 13 points in a span of 13 minutes, helping Air Force cut a 15-point deficit to just one in an eventual 68-66 loss at Fresno State. Lyons finished with 15 points,...

  • Safety Hays Linn brings veteran's perspective even as a newcomer to the Air Force lineup

    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    On consecutive plays in a recent scrimmage, Air Force free safety Hays Linn zoomed around the end to make tackles in the backfield so quickly that it seemed safety blitzes had to have been called. But they hadn't been. Linn just diagnosed the plays and got there. "I've had two...

  • Quick glance at Air Force's opening-round matchup against New Mexico in the MW Tournament

    Published: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Air Force enters the Mountain West Tournament as the No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 New Mexico in the opening round at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Despite New Mexico’s rich history in the conference, this is probably the matchup Air Force would have...

  • Olesinski earns honorable mention as media releases All-Mountain West honors

    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Senior Marek Olesinski was the lone Air Force player recognized as the media members that cover the 11 Mountain West men's basketball teams announced their 2014-15 All-Mountain West men's basketball team and individual awards Sunday. The primary beat writers that cover MW men's...

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