Senior forward leads squad with 25 points and nine boards
AFA's five seniors to be honored in pre-game ceremony
Fitzgerald leads the team in scoring with 11 points.
This victory gives the Falcons a season sweep of the Cowboys
Michael Lyons scored a game-high 27 points and Mike Fitzgerald added 18 for AFA
UNLV vs. Airforce (AP Photos)
Air Force defeats No. 12 New Mexico 89-88.
Air Force vs. SDSU - AP Photos
Air Force vs. No. 24 Colorado State - AP Photos
Air Force vs. UNLV
Named Tim Harris Most Improved Player ... one of only two Falcons to start all 29 games ... averaged 10.4 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... finished second on the team in scoring ... shot 39.1 percent (43-110) from three-point range and 81.3 percent (65-80) from the line ... career-high 19 points vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... shot 6-for-8 from 3-point range against the Golden Lions ... pulled down career-high nine rebounds at Drake ... career-high 39 minutes played against Maryland-Eastern Shore ... perfect 3-for-3 from long range and career-high two blocks vs. Wright State ... career-high six FTM at Gonzaga and Colorado State ... game-high 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Boise State ... ranked No. 6 on AFA's career list for three-point percentage at 39.6% (82-207).
Appeared in all 32 games off the bench ... tied season-high with 13 points at BYU and vs. New Mexico ... 3-for-3 from three-point range vs. the Cougars ... made 16 of his last 29 three-point attempts ... made first three-pointer of the season vs. UTEP ... season-high five rebounds at Santa Clara ... season-high 26 minutes vs. Sam Houston State and at Santa Clara ... career-high four steals vs. Florida A&M ... tied career-high with two assists at Colorado State and Santa Clara.
Appeared in 24 games ... season-high 13 points at BYU ... shot 4-of-7 from three-point range against the Cougars ... 12 points against Prairie View A&M ... shot 4-of-6 from three-point range against the Panthers ... tied for team-high with 11 points at TCU ... pulled down season-best three rebounds against the Horned Frogs ... also scored team-high 11 points at Colorado State ... season-high 20 minutes at CSU and vs. BYU ... season-high two assists vs. Wyoming.
Before Air Force
Three-year letterwinner in basketball ... also lettered three years in soccer and two in tennis ... averaged 19.6 points per game his senior season ... two-time all-conference selection ... honorable mention all-state pick and team MVP as a senior ... as a junior, led team to a 24-7 record and Class AAA runner-up finish ... member of state all-tournament team ... helped team to a 30-2 record and Class AAA state championship as a sophomore ... No. 2 on the school's career scoring list with 1,287 points ... ranked No. 17 on list of Minnesota's top college prospects from the class of 2009 by MinnesotaPreps.com ... also named all-conference in soccer (twice) and tennis ... high school basketball coach was Mike Sjoberg.
Parents are John and Angel Fitzgerald ... has two brothers and two sisters ... his older brother, Dan, played basketball at Tulane and Marquette ... worked Basic Cadet Training last summer ... also took an aeronautical engineering class ... active in his squadron as the safety officer ... also recruited by Minnesota, DePaul, Northwestern and Drake ... member of athletic honors list as a freshman and junior ... hobby is listening to music ... favorite food is spaghetti ... reality show he would choose to be on is So You Think You Can Dance ... favorite movie is The Rock ... favorite book is Hunger Games ... person in history he would most like to meet is John F. Kennedy ... greatest moment in sports was winning the state championship as a sophomore in high school ... credits his mother with the greatest influence on his sports career ... started playing basketball at age nine ... favorite professional basketball team is the Miami Heat ... favorite player is LeBron James ... member of cadet squadron 11