Air Force men’s basketball coach Dave Pilipovich released his team’s 2014-15 schedule today. The Falcons will play eight games against teams that competed in the postseason last year and four games have been selected for national television at this time.
The Falcons’ non-conference slate is highlighted by the fourth-annual All-Military Classic at Army and a game against in-state rival Colorado. Following an exhibition game at Clune Arena against Regis University on Nov. 8, the Falcons will open the regular season at the All-Military Classic beginning on Friday, Nov. 14 in West Point, N.Y. Air Force will play Army in the first round and then face either Citadel or VMI on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Seven of the remaining nine non-league games will be played at Clune Arena, beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 19 against Colorado Christian. The Falcons’ two road games are against Colorado on Tuesday, Nov. 25 and Texas Tech on Sunday, Nov. 30. The non-conference schedule ends on Monday, Dec. 22 against Jacksonville State at home.
The Mountain West slate remains at 18 games this season with each team playing eight teams twice and two teams once. Air Force will not host Fresno State and not travel to Wyoming in ’14-15.
The conference opener is on Wednesday, Dec. 31 on the road against defending regular-season champion San Diego State, followed by a game at Nevada on Sunday, Jan. 4. Air Force’s first conference home game is against San Jose State on Wednesday, Jan. 7.
AFA’s game at San Diego State and at UNLV (Jan. 31) are scheduled to be broadcast
by ESPN3, while the home game against SDSU (Jan. 20) will be televised by CBS Sports Network. The home game against UNLV (Jan. 14) will be shown on either ESPNU or ESPN 3.
Regional television broadcasts as well as conference game times will be announced at a later date.