Falcons Host UNLV on Monday
Air Force Falcons (13-7, 4-1) vs. UNLV Runnin' Rebels (9-8, 2-3) Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, 7:05 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.
TelevisionTelevised on Altitude Sports & Entertainment (Adelphia Channel 54 in Colorado Springs). Rich Waltz (play-by-play) and Irv Brown (analyst) will provide the call.
Recent ResultsAir Force won its 23rd consecutive home game Saturday, defeating San Diego State, 62-50. The Falcons are 13-7 overall and 4-1 in the MWC. UNLV lost at New Mexico, 62-58, on Saturday to fall to 9-8 overall and 2-3 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. UNLV is coached by Lon Kruger (Illinois State, 1967), who is in his first season with the Rebels. He has a career record of 327-241 in his 19th season, which includes stints at Texas-Pan American, Kansas State, Florida and Illinois.
SeriesUNLV leads the series, 16-3. The teams split a pair of games last season, with UNLV winning in Las Vegas, 63-50, and the Falcons winning, 72-70 at Clune Arena.