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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Georgia assistant coach Joe Scott, right, speaks with Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner before the start of an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga. The Air Force Falcons are bringing back Joe Scott for a second stint as their basketball coach.
Scott was in charge of the Falcons for four seasons and led them into the 2004 NCAA Tournament before his departure. He went on to become the head coach at Princeton and Denver. He's been an assistant coach at Georgia for the past two seasons.  (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)

Air Force brings back Joe Scott as men's basketball coach

Mar. 31, 2020 1:52 PM EDT

The Air Force Falcons are bringing back Joe Scott for a second stint as their basketball coach. Scott was in charge of the Falcons for four seasons and led them into the 2004 NCAA Tournament before his departure. He went on to become the head coach at Princeton and Denver. He's been an assistant coach at Georgia...

Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich instructs his team during the first half of a Mountain West Conference tournament NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Air Force not bringing back basketball coach Dave Pilipovich

Mar. 9, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy will not bring back men's basketball coach Dave Pilipovich. The Falcons went 110-151 since Pilipovich took over midway through the 2011-12 season. Air Force has gone through seven straight losing seasons, including a 12-20 mark this season. The team...

Air Force's A.J. Walker (10) shoots as San Diego State's Aguek Arop (3) defends during the first half of a Mountain West Conference tournament NCAA college basketball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

No. 5 San Diego State shakes off Air Force scare, 73-60

Mar. 5, 2020 6:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Schakel’s teammates kept telling him to shoot. San Diego State needed every basket to avoid a major upset. Schakel scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as the fifth-ranked Aztecs rallied for a 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West...

Walker lifts Air Force past Fresno St. 77-70 in MWC tourney

Mar. 4, 2020 6:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A.J. Walker had a career-high 24 points as Air Force topped Fresno State 77-70 in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament Wednesday. The No. 9 seed Falcons plays top-seeded and fifth-ranked San Diego State the quarterfinals Thursday. The Aztecs won the only...

Moore drains 7 treys, Colorado State downs Air Force 87-74

Feb. 29, 2020 7:08 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Kendle Moore scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers as Colorado State defeated Air Force 87-74 on Saturday. Isaiah Stevens added 14 points and seven assists for Colorado State (20-11, 11-7 Mountain West Conference). David Roddy also scored 14 points. Nico Carvacho had 12 points....

Tomes buries deep 3 and Air Force rallies to 60-58 win

Feb. 26, 2020 11:41 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Sid Tomes hit back-to-back 3-pointers, including the game-winner from well beyond the arc and Air Force rallied past New Mexico 60-58 Wednesday night. Air Force closed on an 8-0 run over the final two minutes, Ryan Swan scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds while Tomes...

Milton's career-high 28 points sends Wyoming past Air Force

Feb. 22, 2020 6:43 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Greg Milton III came off the bench and more than doubled his previous career high with 28 points to help carry Wyoming past Air Force 78-72 on Saturday. Milton, a 6-foot-3 sophomore, posted his prior career high of 12 points on Feb. 1 against San Jose State. Against the...

Blackwell carries Fresno St. past Air Force 71-62

Feb. 20, 2020 12:27 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Noah Blackwell tied his career high with a season-high 25 points as Fresno State topped Air Force 71-62 on Wednesday night. Orlando Robinson had 10 points for Fresno State (10-17, 6-10 Mountain West Conference). Jarred Hyder added six assists. Anthony Holland had 6 points and 11...

Air Force beats San Jose St. 95-86

Feb. 15, 2020 4:39 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Swan and Lavelle Scottie scored 22 points apiece as Air Force snapped its seven-game losing streak, topping San Jose State 95-86 on Saturday. Swan made 9 of 12 shots. He added eight rebounds and three assists. Scottie had five assists. A.J. Walker had 10 points, 11...

Jessup, Williams lift Boise St. past Air Force 74-57

Feb. 11, 2020 11:46 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup scored 18 points, including the Broncos' first 4-point play of the season, and Boise State beat Air Force 74-57 on Tuesday night to win its 11th consecutive home game. Jessup was fouled making a 3-pointer and he hit the free throw, giving Boise State a 57-42 lead with...