Nevada-Air Force preview

AIR FORCE (12-12, 3-8) AT NEVADA (13-9, 5-5)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Lawlor Events Center

TV/Radio: ROOT Sports/630 AM

Coaches: Air Force’s Dave Pilipovich is in his 4th season (58-67); Nevada’s Eric Musselman is in his 1st season (13-9)

Probable starters: AIR FORCE — G: C.J. Siples (5.0, 2.5) and Zach Kokur (8.6, 5.3); C: Frank Toohey (4.6, 2.5); F: Hayden Graham (14.5, 6.1) and Kyle Broekhuis (4.1, 3.1). NEVADA — F: Cameron Oliver (11.1, 7.4) and Kaileb Rodriguez (1.3, 1.8); G: Marqueze Coleman (17.6, 4.5), Lindsey Drew (5.3, 4.2) and D.J. Fenner (12.3, 4.7).

NOTES: Tonight is Military Appreciation Night. Tickets are $5 at the door with a valid ID ... Nevada is 7-2 at home this season, its only losses coming against Boise State and San Diego State ... Coleman is 28 points shy of 1,000 for his career ... Eric Cooper Jr. has scored in double figures in the last five road games and 14 for the season ... Nevada leads the MW in blocked shots at 6.1 per game. Oliver lads the team with 2.5 an outing ...Nevada leads the all-time series against Air Force, 5-2 ... The Falcons have used 11 different starting lineups this season ... Siples is coming off a career-best 25-point effort in an upset win over Boise State last weekend ... The Falcons are on a two-game winning streak ... Air Force is 8-3 in games decided by eight points or less ... The Falcons have eclipsed the 50 percent mark from the floor six times and are 5-1 in those games ... Graham is ninth in scoring and 12th in rebounding, and he has four double-doubles.


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