Feb. 23, 2007
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#14/13 Air Force Falcons (23-5, 10-4 MWC) vs. TCU Horned Frogs (10-15, 2-11 MWC)
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007
1:00 p.m. (CT)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (7,201), Fort Worth, Texas.
The Air Force Basketball Network. Locally on NewsRadio 740 KVOR in Colorado Springs and KYOL 1510 AM in Denver. KVOR's Jim Arthur handles the play-by-play.
the mtn. James Bates (play-by-play) and Blaine Fowler (analyst) call the action.
Air Force lost at UNLV, 60-50, Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nev., snapping its three-game winning streak. TCU lost to New Mexico, 74-58, on Feb. 17 in Albuquerque, N.M.
Air Force is coached by Jeff Bzdelik (Illinois-Chicago, 1976), who is in his second season as head coach. Bzdelik returned to the college game last year after 15 seasons as a coach and scout in the NBA, most recently as head coach of the Denver Nuggets. Bzdelik has a collegiate career record of 72-43, including a 47-12 mark at Air Force. Bzdelik was the head coach at UMBC for two years from 1986-88.
TCU is coached by Neil Dougherty (Cameron, 1984), who is in his fifth season with the Horned Frogs. He is 58-90 at the school and in his career.
Air Force leads the all-time series, 4-1. The Falcons defeated TCU, 72-39, earlier this season at Clune Arena. AFA has won four straight games vs. TCU.