Taylor Broekhuis Named AFA Athlete of the Week

    Taylor Broekhuis of the men's basketball team is the Athete of the Week. Broekhuis averaged 13 points and four rebounds per game as the Falcons went 1-1 last week. He scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Wright State, then scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the Falcons' 73-56 victory over North Carolina Central. Broekhuis shot 9-for-17 from the field in the two games and tied his career-high with three assists vs. N.C. Central as Air Force improved to 6-2.

    The 6-10 sophomore from Colorado Springs is third on the team in scoring at 12 points per game and has scored in double figures in seven of the Falcons' eight games this season. He is shooting a team-high 56.3 percent from the field and is ranked sixth in the Mountian West Conference in blocked shots with 11.