Air Force heads to New Mexico on Saturday

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Air Force vs. New Mexico

Saturday, February 26, 2022 – 2 p.m. MT
The Pit (15,411) – Albuquerque, New Mexico

BROADCAST INFORMATION
TV/Broadcast: STADIUM/MWN
Radio: AM 740 KVOR (PxP – Jim Arthur)
Live statistics: Statbroadcast (airforcestats.com)

THE BREAKDOWN
Quick Facts: Air Force/New Mexico
Record: 10-16, 3-12MW/11-17, 3-11MW
Record 2020-21: 5-20, 3-17, 10th MW/6-16, 2-15, 11th MW
Series: L8/L3
Last game: L, 65-40, against Fresno State/L, 81-56 at Utah State
Next game: 3/1 vs. San Jose State/2/28 at Fresno State
Nickname: Falcons/Lobos
Location/Registration: Colorado Springs, CO/4000/Albuquerque, NM/25015
Website: GoAirForceFalcons.com/GoLobos.com

THE COACHES
The Head Coach: Joe Scott/Richard Pitino
Alma Mater: Princeton, 1987/Providence, 2005
School record: 66-99 (6th season)/first season
Career best: 250-276 (18th season)/170-154 (10th season)
Record against opponent: 6-5/1-0

THE SERIES
Overall: New Mexico leads, 63-26
First meeting: December 7, 1957 in New Mexico (AF 68-50)
Last meeting: February 5, 2022 at USAFA (UNM 91-77)
Series: UNM, 1 (UNM 11 in a row at the pit)

NOTICE:
– Air Force is looking for its first win at The Pit since 2007 (11 straight losses).
– Air Force plays for the first time in New Mexico since January 11, 2020.
– Air Force is the third-youngest team in the nation with 10 freshmen on its roster.
– The Air Force doubled its 2020-21 season win total.
Jake Heidbreder is nine points away from tying the MW-era record for most points by a freshman in the Air Force.

Following:
The Air Force ends the regular season on Wednesday, March 1 by hosting San Jose State.

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