Sid Tomes scores 18 points to lead the Falcons offense
Feb. 11, 2017
Played in 17 games, starting four … two rebounds, one assist and a career-best two steals vs. Boise State … three points, one rebound and a career-best two steals at Utah State … three points and a career-best three rebounds vs. UNLV … career highs of 18 points, four 3-pointers, three rebounds and 28 minutes vs. Nevada … entered the Nevada game with four made threes on the year … his 18 points are the most by an AF freshman since Matt Mooney had 20 at Utah State Jan. 17, 2015 … led the team in scoring for the first time all season, becoming the first freshman to do so this season … started for first time in career at Boise State, finished with two points and one assist in 18 minutes … had not played in three straight and seven of the last eight games prior to Boise State … two points and two rebounds in eight minutes at Wyoming in first MW game.
Before Air Force
Lettered four years in basketball … named all-conference as a junior and senior … earned all-Metro honors as a senior … high school basketball coach was Paul Virgin … attended the Air Force Academy Prep School and played basketball.
Parents are Tarek and Michelle Tomes … is one of four children … father played professional basketball in Germany … younger sister, Noelle, is a freshman at the Academy and on the women’s basketball team … member of cadet squadron 7 … majoring in business management … hobby is listening to music … completed survival training last summer … also took a law class during summer academics … active in his squadron as a public affairs clerk.