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Men’s Basketball Continues Mountain West Swing

NAU Game Notes vs. Air Force (PDF)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team will continue its Mountain West Conference swing Saturday against Air Force before playing Colorado State on Sunday. Tipoff against Air Force is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Clune Arena.

The Lumberjacks lost at No. 19 New Mexico Wednesday night.

The Air Force Falcons (5-3) are coming off a 75-68 defeat to Washington State last Saturday in Spokane, Wash., despite a career-high 25 points from freshman Michael Lyons.

NAU owns a 3-3 all-time record against Air Force. The Lumberjacks opened the 2005-06 season against Air Force in the Black Coaches Association Classic in Seattle, Wash., in 2005-06, dropping a 62-49 decision. The two schools last played on campus in 2001-02 in Flagstaff with Air Force winning 57-56. NAU’s last win over Air Force came in 2000-01 with a 63-58 victory in Colorado Springs.

The game can be heard on the Lumberjack Radio Network on KAFF 930 AM in Flagstaff and on Stretch Internet for fans outside of town. Mitch Strohman will call the action from courtside.