Air Force men’s basketball head coach Dave Pilipovich met with the media today in a preseason session to talk about the upcoming season. The Falcons open the season Nov. 12 vs. Texas State at 2 p.m. in the opening game of the Men Against Breast Cancer Awareness Showcase.
Air Force was picked 11th in the Mountain West preseason men’s basketball poll, released last week by the conference office. Nevada was picked to win the conference, followed by San Diego State and Boise State. Air Force finished 12-21 overall last season and placed 10th in the conference with a 4-14 mark.
Air Force ended last season 12-21 overall and finished 10th in the Mountain West with a 4-14 mark. The Falcons defeated Wyoming, 83-68, in the opening round of the Mountain West tournament in Las Vegas which is just the fourth win by the Falcons in the championships. The Falcons opened the game with a Mountain West tournament record 25-0 run.