Updated: Air Force (12-6) Takes On Fresno State (7-12)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Fresno State 23 27 50 +8.0
  Air Force 30 32 62 -8.0
Wed, Jan 30 2013, 07:00 PM MST

Clune Arena
Colorado Springs, CO
Attendance: 2,009

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On Wednesday, Air Force hosts Fresno State at Clune Arena. The game gets underway at 9:00 EST. The Falcons have not played the Bulldogs since the 2001-02 season, when they fell 68-52.

Air Force is in 3rd place in the conference, Fresno State is in 9th place.

The Falcons got past Wyoming 57-48 on January 26th with the help of 16 points and 9 rebounds from Taylor Broekhuis. He is averaging 9.7 points per game and leads the team in blocks with 1.1 per game. For the Bulldogs, Tyler Johnson finished with 23 points in the 74-63 loss to Colorado State on January 26th. His 11.9 points per game is the highest mark on the team.

Air Force has a statistical advantage in three significant areas. The Falcons have the upper hand over the Bulldogs in assists, 16 per game to nine per game. In addition, Air Force has an advantage in scoring, 73 points per game to 60 points per game. And lastly, the Falcons have the edge in field goal percentage, 48% to 39%.

StatSmack! Air Force is better than Fresno State
  • The Air Force basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Fresno State (91% vs 29%).
  • Air Force players are more experienced than Fresno State players (13,437 minutes played vs 11,962 minutes played).
  • How does our back look? Air Force is ranked higher than Fresno State in the Mountain West (#3 vs #9).
  • Michael Lyons is ranked 3rd in the Mountain West in points and 7th in the Mountain West in three-pointers.
FRES Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Tyler Johnson 28 12 3 2 1 0 1
C Kevin Foster 21 8 6 0 1 1 1
C A. Huddleston 24 10 2 2 1 0 2
C Jerry Brown Jr 28 6 5 1 1 1 1
C Marvelle Harris 25 8 2 1 1 0 2
C- Kevin Olekaibe 23 8 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Robert Upshaw 19 5 4 0 0 2 1
D Tanner Giddings 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Aaron Anderson 17 2 2 1 0 0 1
D Garrett Johnson 12 2 1 0 1 0 0
F Brad Ely 7 2 3 0 1 0 1
AF Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Michael Lyons 32 18 4 2 1 0 2
B- Todd Fletcher 31 9 3 4 1 0 1
B- Mike Fitzgerald 28 10 4 2 1 0 1
C+ T. Broekhuis 27 9 4 1 1 1 1
C Kyle Green 17 6 2 1 1 0 1
C- DeLovell Earls 13 4 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Tre` Coggins 12 3 1 1 1 0 1
D+ Justin Hammonds 11 4 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Kamryn Williams 9 2 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Marek Olesinski 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Max Yon 11 4 1 1 0 0 1
D Ethan Michael 5 2 2 1 0 0 1
D Cam Michael 10 3 2 1 0 0 0
D Zach Moer 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Chase Kammerer 4 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Mountain West Standings

OverallConf
1 San Diego State 31-5 16-2
2 New Mexico 27-7 15-3
3 UNLV 20-13 10-8
3 Nevada 15-17 10-8
5 Boise State 21-13 9-9
5 Wyoming 18-15 9-9
5 Fresno State 21-18 9-9
8 Utah State 18-14 7-11
8 Colorado State 16-16 7-11
 10Air Force 12-18 6-12
11 San Jose State 7-24 1-17
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2013-2014 Roster

#12 Scott Adler Jr G 6-3 190
#25 Kyle Broekhuis Fr F 6-7 195
#1 Tre` Coggins So G 6-2 185
#21 DeLovell Earls Jr F 6-6 235
#33 Austin Flues Fr F 6-8 205
#35 Hayden Graham Fr F 6-5 190
#3 Justin Hammonds So F 6-6 190
#10 Nick Jorgensen Fr F 6-6 208
#44 Chase Kammerer Sr F 6-7 245
#5 Zach Kocur Fr G 6-3 195
#40 Eric Lewis Fr C 6-7 225
#30 Callum Long Fr G 6-5 190
#42 Ethan Michael Jr F 6-8 232
#41 Zach Moer So C 6-11 218
#0 Marek Olesinski Jr F 6-9 220
#45 Darrius Parker Fr C 6-7 215
#11 Joe Tuss Fr F 6-8 200
#4 Kamryn Williams Jr F 6-4 193
#22 Max Yon Jr G 6-4 198