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Air Force Men’s Basketball Releases 2015-16 Schedule

Ohio State and Colorado highlight a stronger Air Force Falcons Men's Basketball schedule. The Falcons open their conference schedule January 2nd when they host San Jose State.

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The 2015-16 basketball schedule for the Air Force Falcons will feature an much more difficult non-conference schedule than in past seasons as the team will travel to face both the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Colorado Buffaloes. On top of those two Power 5 Conference teams, the Falcons also travel to Southern Illinois as part of the Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge, Denver and UC-Davis.

The home slate for the Falcons features Western Athletic Conference powerhouse New Mexico State and service academy rival Army. Air Force has played the Black Knights the past four years as part of the All-Military Classic, but that tournament was disbanded and Army is now part of a home and home contract. With Army already on board with scheduling, the Falcons and Head Coach Dave Pilipovich are trying to get Navy on the schedule to form a Commander-in-Chief type competition on the hardwood to match the highly visible football agreement. Army and Navy are both part of The Patriot League in basketball.

As far as the conference schedule goes, the Falcons drew a favorable break by only playing last year's co-champions Boise State and San Diego State once. The Falcons host Boise State on February 6th and travel to face the Aztecs on February 13th. Air Force opens their conference schedule on January 2nd with a home date against San Jose State. Times and television schedule has not been announced as of yet.

Date

Opponent

November 6

Colorado Christian (exhibition)

November 13th

at Southern Illinois (MWC-MVC Challenge)

November 16th

Tennessee Tech

November 19th

Mississippi Valley State

November 22nd

St. Francis University of New York

November 25th

at Colorado

November 28th

New Mexico State

December 2nd

The Citadel

December 5th

at Denver

December 8th

at Ohio State

December 12th

Army

December 19th

at UC-Davis

December 22nd

Johnson & Wales (CO)

December 29th

Western State (CO)

January 2nd

San Jose State

January 6th

at Wyoming

January 9th

Nevada

January 13th

at Utah State

January 16th

at UNLV

January 20th

Colorado State

January 23rd

Fresno State

January 27th

at New Mexico

January 30th

at San Jose State

February 3rd

Wyoming

February 6th

Boise State

February 10th

at Nevada

February 13th

at San Diego State

February 17th

UNLV

February 20th

New Mexico

February 24th

at Fresno State

March 2nd

Utah State

March 5th

at Colorado State

March 9th-12th

Mountain West Tournament