The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000
Zach Kocur scores a season-best 22 points to lead Air Force
Zach Kocur led the Falcons with 19 points
Van scores 21, Kocur 19 to lead Air Force over Rebels for third straight home win
Feb. 11, 2017
USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ Air Force
The Falcons defeat Air Force, on January 11, 2017.
The Falcons fall to Colorado State, on January 7, 2016.
NCAA Basketball: Air Force vs. Colorado State
Third on team in scoring (9.6) and second in rebounding (5.4) ... closed season by hitting a 3-pointer in 18 straight games ... only Falcon to start every game and one of three to play in every game ... averaged 14.7 points and 6.5 rebounds the last six games, scoring double figures in five of six ... hit 43.8 pct. (28-64) from field, 44.7 pct. (17-38) from three and 78.9 pct (15-19) from line the last six ... first-career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. UNLV in MW tournament ... also had five assists, three steals and season-best four 3-pointers in career-high 50 minutes vs. Rebels ... 13 points, four assists and two steals at Colorado State, hit a season-high four 3-pointers ... matched season high with 19 points and had eight rebounds at Fresno State ... 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. New Mexico ... season-high 19 points, six rebounds and two steals vs. UNLV, hit 4-4 free throws in the final 20 seconds ... three points, six rebounds and three assists vs. Boise State, 3-pointer gave AF lead for good ... scored 13 points and matched his season high with three 3-pointers at San Jose State ... five points and team-best eight rebounds vs. Fresno State...hit go-ahead 3-pointer with 21 seconds left ... eight points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Nevada ... 11 points and eight rebounds at Wyoming ... scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds in 39 minutes vs. New Mexico State ... scored 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and had a career-high six assists at Colorado ... team-high 19 points and six assists in exhibition win over Colorado Christian.
Played 30 games, starting 15 ... ninth in the MW in 3-pointers made per game (1.8) ... third in school history in three-point field goal percentage for a single season (45.1) ... averaged 17 points in two MW tournament games ... scored a career-high 20 vs.Boise State in the tournament ... seven points, a team-high six rebounds and a career-high-tying five assists at Fresno State ... team-high 18 points and two rebounds vs. Nevada ... nine points and a career- and team-best seven rebounds and two steals at Colorado State ... scored 18 points and hit a career-best six 3-pointers vs. UNLV ...
led the team in scoring at New Mexico and Utah State, averaging 16.0 points per game ... career-high-tying 20 points at Utah State ... double figures in back-to-back games for first time in career with 10 vs Jacksonville St. and 16 vs. UC Davis ... 16 points, three rebounds and a steal vs. UC Davis.
Appeared in 27 games, started vs. South Dakota ... scored first career points on a three-pointer vs. Colorado Christian ... thn career-high 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting vs. Western State ... also pulled down a then career-best four rebounds vs. the Mountaineers ... 11 points in 17 minutes vs. UNLV, most points vs. MW foe ... eight points vs. Colorado ... seven points, two boards and two assists in 10 minutes at UNLV ... five points on 2-of-2 shooting in league opener vs. Utah State ... career-high four assists and two steals vs. CCU ... five points in seven minutes at San Jose State ... six points on 6-6 from FT line in career-high 20 minutes vs. Boise State.
Before Air Force
Appeared in all 30 games for the USAFA Prep School … led the team in scoring at 14 points per game and rebounding at 4.8 per contest … also led team with 79 assists and 42 steals … shot 58 percent from the field and 50.4 percent (65-129) from three-point range ... three-year letterwinner at Arapahoe HS … second-team all-state selection as a senior … led team to a 25-3 record his senior year … helped team to state finals and scored 23 points in the state title game … team advanced to state semis as a junior and quarterfinals as a freshman and sophomore … team captain … member of National Honor Society … high school basketball coach was Dan Snyder.
Parents are Frank and Anne Kocur … has one brother and one sister … major is management ... served as the best man in his brother’s wedding last summer during leave period ... also worked on the cadet leadership cadre during survival training ... also completed the Powered Flight program where he flew nine sorties, the last being a solo flight ... completed Operation Air Force at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., in the summer of 2015 ... also was the operations officer for a squadron during Basic Cadet Training ... completed the Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) during the summer of 2014 ... also completed the jump program … active in his squadron as a support clerk and coach and as a flight commander … member of dean’s list … credits his brother with the biggest influence on his sports career … member of cadet squadron 20 ... favorite book is the Bible ... favorite sport other than basketball is golf ... will be attending pilot training following graduation.