Former Air Force men's basketball standout Jacob Burtschi scored 36 points to help the Skyliners defeat Bremerhaven, 88-79, in a German professional league game.
Despite keeping it close in the first half, Air Force allowed Boise State to go on a 45-30 second half run to close out the game.
Air Force takes on top-seeded Boise State on Thursday, March 12, at noon in Las Vegas in the quarterfinals of the MW Tournament.
Zach Kocur scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 9 seed Air Force beat eighth-seeded New Mexico 68-61 in opening game of the Mountain West tournament.
Air Force travels to Las Vegas, NV, to take on New Mexico in the first round of the 2015 MW Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, March 11, at Noon PT.