Air Force Falcons men's basketball
|Air Force Falcons|
|University||United States Air Force Academy|
|Head coach||Dave Pilipovich (6th season)|
|Location||Colorado Springs, Colorado|
|Arena||Clune Arena |
|Colors||Blue and Silver|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1960, 1962, 2004, 2006|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
The Air Force Falcons men's basketball team represents the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They play their home games at the Clune Arena and are members of the Mountain West Conference. Their current head coach is Dave Pilipovich.
NCAA Tournament results
The Falcons have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments, with a combined record of 0–4.
|1960||Round of 25||DePaul||L 63–69|
|1962||Round of 25||Texas Tech||L 66–68|
|2004||11 S||Round of 64||(6) North Carolina||L 52–63|
|2006||13 E||Round of 64||(4) #13 Illinois||L 69–78|
The Falcons have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament, with a record of 3–1.
The Falcons have appeared in two CollegeInsider.com Tournaments, with a combined record of 2–2.
Notable former players
Notable alumni include:
- Jared Dillinger: Current TNT KaTropa and Meralco Bolts PBA Player
- Gregg Popovich: Current San Antonio Spurs Head Coach
- Rodney Tention: Later coach at Loyola Marymount (2005–08)
- Bob Djokovich & Thomas Schneeberger: founder of the USAFA Team Handball and Olympians.
- "AF Branding & Trademark Licensing > About Us > The Air Force Symbol > Display Guidelines". Retrieved May 16, 2018.
- "Bob Djokovich Independent Director". USA Team Handball. Archived from the original on 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
- Djokovic, Bob (2019). ""I am hoping that one of the US clubs will qualify to the 2019 Super Globe" - Bob Djokovic". 2019 IHF Super Globe (Interview). Archived from the original on 2019-05-07. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
Our team heard that there was a national championship in this sport, so we sent our varsity basketball team to the tournament, where we finished second.