Air Force Set to Host Boise State

    Senior Camille Thompson

    Senior Camille Thompson

    Jan. 28, 2014

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    The Air Force women's basketball team is back in action this Wednesday, Jan. 29, when it hosts Boise State in a 7:00 p.m. contest.

    GAME INFORMATION
    Live Stats:
    goairforcefalcons.com
    Live Video: Mountain West Network
    Radio: AM 1300 The Animal
    Series History: Boise State leads, 5-1
    Last Season: Air Force and Boise State split a pair of contests last season, with the Broncos capturing a 66-65 victory in Boise on Jan. 19, while the Falcons won a 77-72 decision at the Academy on Feb. 20.

    LAST TIME OUT...
    The Falcons registered a season-low 21 rebounds as it dropped an 82-47 road decision to Wyoming on Wednesday evening. Junior Lindsey Lewis was the Falcons' leading scorer with 12 points, while senior Camille Thompson added 10 points for Air Force.

    SCOUTING THE FALCONS...
    Air Force enters Wednesday's contest with a 1-16 overall record and 0-7 mark in the Mountain West, following its loss to Wyoming last week.

    The Falcons are led by senior Camille Thompson, who is averaging 10.4 points per game, while junior Jimi Blagowsky adds 10.2 points per contest. In addition, senior Cherae Medina adds 9.9 points and a team-leading 4.9 assists per game. Air Force's leading rebounder is sophomore Madeleine Philpot, who is averaging 4.4 boards per contest.

    SCOUTING THE BRONCOS...
    Boise State currently holds a 10-8 overall record on the season and a 5-2 ledger in the Mountain West. The Broncos are coming off a 90-69 road victory over San José State.

    Four different Boise State players are averaging in double figures scoring, led by Deanna Weaver with 14.1 points per game. Miquelle Askew adds 13.6 points per contest, Lexie Der averages 11.5 points and a team-high 6.6 rebounds per game, and Yaiza Rodriguez contributes 10.1 points and 3.3 assists per contest.

    AIR FORCE IN THE MOUNTAIN WEST RANKINGS...
    Through games of Jan. 25, Air Force ranks seventh in the Mountain West in three-point field goals made per game (5.1). The Falcons also rank fifth in the league in three-point field goals made per contest (6.0) in conference games only.

    Individually, senior Cherae Medina ranks third in the Mountain West in assists per game (4.9) and eighth in assist/turnover ratio (1.4), while junior Jimi Blagowsky ranks ninth in three-point field goals made per game (1.7).

    BOISE STATE IN THE MOUNTAIN WEST RANKINGS...
    Through games of Jan. 25, Boise State ranks second in the Mountain West in turnover margin (+2,9) and third in three-point field goal percentage (.339). Meanwhile, in conference games only, the Broncos lead the league in three-point field goals made per game (8.6).

    Individually, Lexie Der leads the conference in three-point field goal percentage (.471), while ranking ninth in rebounding (6.6). Yaiza Rodriguez is second in three-point field goal percentage (.423) and seventh in three-point field goals made (1.8), while Miquelle Askew is tied for fourth in free throw percentage (.813) and ranks sixth in free throw percentage (.476), seventh in scoring (13.6) and 10th in offensive rebounds (2.4).

    SEASON LOWS FOR THE FALCONS...
    Air Force registered a season-low 21 rebounds in its loss to Wyoming on Wednesday, while the Falcons finished with just one steal, also a season low. Additionally, Air Force matched season-low totals in both assists (5) and blocks (0).

    FALCONS IN THE RECORD BOOKS...
    Senior Cherae Medina and junior Jimi Blagowsky have both recently entered the Falcons' Division I career record books. Medina currently ranks third in Air Force's Division I era in career assists with 217, while ranking ninth in career three-point field goal percentage (.308) and 10th in career three-point field goals made (66) and attempted (214). Meanwhile, Blagowsky ranks seventh in career three-point field goal percentage (.316) in the Division I era.

    NEXT UP...
    The Falcons are back in action this Saturday, Feb. 1, when they host Nevada in a 1:00 p.m. contest.

     

     

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