Air Force Hosts New Mexico on Saturday
Air Force Falcons (10-6, 1-0) vs. New Mexico Lobos (14-2, 1-0) Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, 4:05 p.m.
SiteClune Arena (5,939), USAFA, Colo.
RadioThe Air Force Basketball Network. Locally on NewsRadio 740 AM KVOR in Colorado Springs and on KLZ 560 AM/ESPN radio in Denver and parts of Wyoming, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Jim Arthur of KVOR handles the play-by-play duties.
Recent ResultsAir Force lost at St. Mary's College, 59-58, Tuesday in its final non-conference game of the season to move to 10-6 overall. The Falcons beat CSU, 58-53, in their MWC opener last Saturday. New Mexico defeated Wyoming, 89-75, last Saturday at home to improve to 14-2 overall and 1-0 in the MWC.
CoachesAir Force is coached by Chris Mooney (Princeton, 1994), who is in his first season as a Division I head coach. Mooney has been with the Falcon program for four years, including the last two as the associate head coach. New Mexico is coached by Ritchie McKay (Seattle Pacific, 1987), who is in his third season at the school. He is 38-34 with the Lobos and has a 121-123 career record in nine seasons.
SeriesNew Mexico leads the series, 39-14. Air Force has won three straight and five of the last seven against the Lobos. The Falcons swept UNM last season for the first time ever.