Men’s Basketball Vs. Nevada
On Saturday afternoon the USAFA Basketball Team played the University of Nevada at Clune Arena. Below are Post Game Notes.
Air Force Post-Game Notes Vs Nevada, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 – Clune Arena, USAF Academy, Colo.(From Air Force Athletics)
Updated Records: Air Force (4-6, 1-1 MW), Nevada (7-3, 1-0 MW) Next Game: Air Force vs. Denver, Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 pm MT – Magness Arena: Denver, Colo. (Stream: DenverPioneers.com) Team Notes • Air Force starters for the Nevada game: AJ Walker (G), Caleb Morris (G), Lavelle Scottie (F), Ryan Swan (C), Keaton Van Soelen (G). This is the third consecutive game Air Force has used this starting lineup and the third different lineup this season. • The Falcons fell to 2-2 at home. • Air Force fell to 2-12 all-time vs. Nevada and have dropped eight in a row to the Wolf Pack. • The Falcons lost for the first time this season, when making nine three’s. Air Force is now 4-1 when making at least nine three’s in a game. • The Falcons made and attempted a season-high for free throws, making 26 of 34 from the line (76.5 percent). Individual Notes • Sophomore guard AJ Walker scored a career-high 21 points. Walker made a team-high four three’s. Walker reached double figures in scoring for the seventh time this season. Walker has scored 41 points in his last two games. • Senior forward Lavelle Scottie scored a season-high 23 points, reaching double-figures for the eighth time this season. The 22 points are the most by a Falcon this season. It was Scottie’s 10th career game reaching 20 points. Scottie went 12 of 15 from the free throw line, setting career-high’s for both. • Senior forward Ryan Swan scored 11s points, reaching double-figures for the sixth time this season and fourth in the last five. Senior forward Ryan Swan scored 11s points, reaching double-figures for the sixth time this season and fourth in the last five games. • Senior guard Caleb Morris scored 12 points, marking his fifth game in double-figures and fourth consecutive. Morris also had his fifth-straight game with multiple three’s. • Senior guard Sid Tomes led the Air Force bench with nine points. Tomes was 7 of 8 from the free throw line. • Junior guard Keaton Van Soelen tied a season-high with nine points.
To view the game summary and box score, click on the link.
At half time the fans participated in a Teddy Bear Toss, for the Ronald McDonald House.
To view all the pictures from the game, go to, Galleries > Public Gallery > Pg. 995 Or click on the link below.