Sunday is a date fans have been waiting for as Colorado hosts Air Force. It takes place at 8:00 EST and you can see it on Pac-12 Network. Colorado is #23 in the AP, and Air Force will have a challenge on its hands against the first Top 25 team it faces. The Falcons currently sport a record of 5-0. The Buffaloes have a record of 4-0.
This one looks to be all Colorado going in. While Air Force is 1-0 playing on the road, Colorado has a home record of 1-0. Last year, the Buffaloes played the Falcons hard and won 76-73.
StatSmack! Air Force is better than Colorado
The Mountain West performed much better in non-conference close games than the Pac 12 (0.806452 vs 0.475).
AP voters think more highly of Air Force and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Colorado (13 vs 0).
The worst team in the Mountain West has a much higher RPI than the worst team in the Pac 12 (169 vs 267).
The Mountain West has teams that are better at assist-to-turnover ratio, three-point shooting, blocks, free throw shooting, and assists than any team in the Pac 12.