Air Force Falcons men's basketball
The Air Force Falcons men's basketball team represents the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They play their home games at the Clune Arena and are members of the Mountain West Conference. Their current head coach is Dave Pilipovich.
|Air Force Falcons|
|University||United States Air Force Academy|
|Head coach||Dave Pilipovich (6th season)|
|Location||Colorado Springs, Colorado|
|Arena||Clune Arena |
|Colors||Blue and Silver|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1960, 1962, 2004, 2006|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Falcons have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments, with a combined record of 0–4.
|1960||Round of 25||DePaul||L 63–69|
|1962||Round of 25||Texas Tech||L 66–68|
|2004||11 S||Round of 64||(6) North Carolina||L 52–63|
|2006||13 E||Round of 64||(4) #13 Illinois||L 69–78|
The Falcons have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament, with a record of 3–1.
The Falcons have appeared in two CollegeInsider.com Tournaments, with a combined record of 2–2.
Notable former playersEdit
Notable alumni include:
- "AF Branding & Trademark Licensing > About Us > The Air Force Symbol > Display Guidelines". Retrieved May 16, 2018.
- "Bob Djokovich Independent Director". USA Team Handball. Archived from the original on 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
- Djokovic, Bob (2019). ""I am hoping that one of the US clubs will qualify to the 2019 Super Globe" - Bob Djokovic". 2019 IHF Super Globe (Interview). Archived from the original on 2019-05-07. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
Our team heard that there was a national championship in this sport, so we sent our varsity basketball team to the tournament, where we finished second.