Jacob Van
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Jacob  Van

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mansfield, TX

High School:
Mansfield Lake Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
Guard

01/24/2017

Air Force beats San Diego State to snap three-game losing streak

Falcons snap six-game streak to Aztecs with 60-57 win

12/07/2016

Air Force Falls at Army 79-71

Zach Kocur scores a season-best 22 points to lead Air Force

03/09/2016

Air Force Falls to UNLV in Triple OT, 108-102

Five players recorded double-digit points in loss to the Rebels.

03/05/2016

Air Force Falls to Colorado State, 87-73

Jacob Van led Air force with 18 points.

03/01/2016

Air Force Falls to Utah State 78-65

Hayden Graham Scores 14 points to lead the Air Force offense

03/02/2017

SDSU 51, Air Force 38

Photos from Air Force @ San Diego State on March 1, 2017.

02/11/2017

Air Force vs. Boise State

Feb. 11, 2017

02/01/2017

USATSI Gallery - Air Force @ Fresno State

USATSI Gallery - Air Force @ Fresno State

01/14/2017

USATSI Gallery - San Jose State @ Air Force

USATSI Gallery - San Jose State @ Air Force

01/11/2017

Air Force 81, Fresno State 72

The Falcons defeat Air Force, on January 11, 2017.

2015-16 (Sophomore)

Played in 28 games, starting eight overall and the last seven straight ... averaged 19.4 points to lead the team the last seven games as a starter, scored in double figures in each ... hit 50.5 pct (48-95) from field, 43.8 pct (14-32) from 3-point land, led team in scoring in five games ... career-high 37 points, five rebounds, two steals in career-most 43 minutes vs. UNLV in MW tournament ... his 37 points tie as the 11th most in AF history and are the most since 2013 ... team-best 18 points and career-best five rebounds in 38 minutes at Colorado State ... 10 points and a career-high five steals vs. Utah State ... his five steals are the most by a Falcon since 2013 and most in a conference game since 2008 ... named Madness Mountain West player of the week for Feb. 22 in action vs. UNLV and New Mexico ... 22 points and five rebounds in 37 minutes vs. New Mexico ... hit 7-14 field goals and matched career-high with three made 3-pointers ... team and then-career-high 21 points and three rebounds in 27 minutes vs. UNLV ... also matched a career best with three 3-pointers vs. UNLV ... one of two AF players (Hayden Graham) with back-to-back 20-plus-point games on the year ... then-career-high 17 points and career highs of four assists and 32 minutes at San Diego State ... tied for the team lead in scoring for the first time in his career in SDSU game, hit 8-13 field goals ... first-career start vs. Colorado State, two rebounds and one assist in 11 minutes ... averaged 6.0 points and 11.5 minutes in games vs. Johnson & Wales and Western State ... scored four points and had a career-high two steals in 11 minutes vs. Western State ... eight points and two made 3-pointers in career-best 12 minutes vs. JWU.

 

2014-15 (Freshman)

Played in seven games ... played two minutes at Boise State ... two points in two minutes vs. San Jose State in his first-career conference game ... one point, a rebound and an assist vs. UAPB ... scoreless with one steal in three minutes vs. Grambling ... scored three points and had two rebounds and an assist vs. Western State ... played in his first-career game vs. Colorado Christian.

 

Before Air Force

Three-year letterwinner in basketball … first-team all-region selection as a senior … two-time first-team all-district pick … high school basketball coach was Donte Wilson.

 

Personal

Parents are John and Sarah Van … has one sister and one brother … majoring in management ... completed Operations Air Force at Buckley Air Force Base last summer ... also worked on the cadet leadership team during survival training ... completed a course in chemistry in the summer of 2015 ... also completed survial training ... active in his squadron as the athletics officer ... hobbies include reading and playing video games … favorite sport other than basketball is soccer … started playing basketball at age eight … favorite professional basketball team is the Oklahoma City Thunder … favorite basketball player is Tony Parker … member of cadet squadron 11.

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