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Air Force vs. Wyoming men's basketball

Wyoming defeats Air Force 83-74 at the Air Force Academy Saturday, Feb. 3, 2017. Photos by Christian Murdock

Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon warms up before the Cowboys’ game against Air Force Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon warms up before the Cowboys’ game against Air Force Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Jacob Van dribbles down court against Wyoming during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Jacob Van dribbles down court against Wyoming during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Hayden Graham dribbles down court against Wyoming during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Hayden Graham dribbles down court against Wyoming during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Zach Kocur shoot over the defense of Wyoming guard Jason McManamen during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Zach Kocur shoot over the defense of Wyoming guard Jason McManamen during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard CJ Siples drives toward the basket against Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard CJ Siples drives toward the basket against Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Lavelle Scottie goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Scottie was fouled and made the free throw for a 3-point play.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Lavelle Scottie goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Scottie was fouled and made the free throw for a 3-point play. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Zach Kocur passes to a teammate during the first half against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Zach Kocur passes to a teammate during the first half against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Zach Kocur drives toward the basket against Wyoming forward Alan Herndon during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Zach Kocur drives toward the basket against Wyoming forward Alan Herndon during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Jacob Van scores under the basket against Wyoming guards Jeremy Lieberman, left, and Louis Adams during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Jacob Van scores under the basket against Wyoming guards Jeremy Lieberman, left, and Louis Adams during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon drives toward the basket against Air Force guard Jacob Van during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon drives toward the basket against Air Force guard Jacob Van during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches from the bench during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches from the bench during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Jacob Van drives toward the basket against Wyoming guard Jeremy Lieberman during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Jacob Van drives toward the basket against Wyoming guard Jeremy Lieberman during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield High School graduate Alan Herndon goes up for a score against Air Force center Frank Toohey during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield High School graduate Alan Herndon goes up for a score against Air Force center Frank Toohey during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches as the Falcons warm up before their game against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches as the Falcons warm up before their game against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon watches from the bench during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon watches from the bench during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka blocks a shot by Air Force guard Jacob Van during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward Andrew Moemeka blocks a shot by Air Force guard Jacob Van during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Ryan Manning goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Jordan Naughton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Ryan Manning goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Jordan Naughton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guards Jacob Van, left, and Zach Kocur force a jump ball against Wyoming guard Jeremy Lieberman during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guards Jacob Van, left, and Zach Kocur force a jump ball against Wyoming guard Jeremy Lieberman during the first half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard CJ Siples goes up for a shot against Wyoming during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard CJ Siples goes up for a shot against Wyoming during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Dane Norman goes up for a dunk against Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton as the Falcon faught back during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force pulled within six, but Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Dane Norman goes up for a dunk against Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton as the Falcon faught back during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force pulled within six, but Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Pervis Louder shoots over the defense of Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Pervis Louder shoots over the defense of Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Dane Norman walks off the court during a timeout in the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Dane Norman walks off the court during a timeout in the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Pervis Louder goes up for a score against Wyoming forward Jordan Naughton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Pervis Louder goes up for a score against Wyoming forward Jordan Naughton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force guard Jacob Van goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force guard Jacob Van goes up for a shot against Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches the clock during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich watches the clock during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Air Force dance team performs during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Air Force dance team performs during the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, right, greets students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, right, greets students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, right, greets students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, right, greets students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon waits during a time out in the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon waits during a time out in the second half Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Dane Norman, left, and guard CJ Siples sign autographs for fans after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Dane Norman, left, and guard CJ Siples sign autographs for fans after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, sitting, takes a picture with students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wyoming forward and Widefield graduate Alan Herndon, sitting, takes a picture with students, parents and teachers from his alamarter after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Force forward Ryan Swan and the Air Force team sign autographs for fans after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force forward Ryan Swan and the Air Force team sign autographs for fans after the Air Force/Wyoming game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Wyoming won 83-74. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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