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.