Jan. 7, 2014
Game 16: Air Force (8-5, 2-0 Mountain West) at Fresno State (7-8, 0-2 MW)
Jan. 8, 2014 7 p.m. PT Fresno, Calif. (Save Mart Center - 15,596)
TV: Root Sports & Mountain West Network (Barry Tompkins & Dave Bollwinkel)
Radio: 940 AM ESPN Radio & www.GoBulldogs.com (Paul Loeffler & Randy Rosenbloom)
Series record: Fresno State leads 10-5 (overall), 6-2 (in Fresno) and 1-0 (at Save Mart Center)
Last Meeting: Fresno State 56, Air Force 41 (3/2/13 - Fresno, Calif. - Save Mart Center)
Next Up for Fresno State: at CSU (Jan. 11); at No. 13/15 SDSU (Jan. 15); vs. UNM (Jan. 18)
Sophomore guard Marvelle Harris is averaging a team-best 16.8 ppg.
Fresno State redshirt sophomore point guard Cezar Guerrero has scored 10 or more points in 14 of the Bulldogs' 15 games this season.
Korean War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Henry LeMay will sing the national anthem prior to the game as part of the Bulldogs' fourth annual "Salute to Services" game
Inside the Numbers
Fresno State went 1-1 against Air Force last season, including a 56-41 win over the Falcons at the Save Mart Center.
Fresno State is 3-0 in overtime games this season and has outscored opponents 37-22 in those three overtime sessions.
Fresno State is 6-1 this season when they `Dogs have a better field goal percentage than its opponent.
Under Terry, Fresno State has a +195 steal margin (561-366) by averaging 7.2 steals/game and a +2.6 steal edge/contest over 77 games.
Under Terry, Fresno State has committed fewer turnovers than or the same number of turnovers as its opponents in 59 of 77 games.
Fresno State Set to Salute Services
Fresno State (7-8, 0-2 Mountain West) will host Air Force (8-5, 2-0 MW), who is currently tied for first in the Mountain West standings, on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. PT. The contest will be broadcast by Root Sports and the Mountain West Network, and can be heard live on 940 AM ESPN Radio and online at www.GoBulldogs.com.
About the Air Force Falcons
The Air Force Falcons are members of the Mountain West Conference. The Falcons are 8-5 overall and currently sit in first place in the conference at 2-0 in league play. Tre' Coggins leads Air Force with an average of 16.7 points per game. The sophomore is coming off a 20-point game in which he helped lead the Falcons to an upset win on the road at UNLV on Saturday. Air Force has won five of its last six games.
Against the Air Force Falcons
Fresno State holds a 10-5 advantage in the all-time series with the Falcons and the Bulldogs have won their last four home games played against AFA. After a 12-year hiatus in the series, Fresno State and Air Force split the season series last year with both squads defending their homecourt.
Bulldogs Host Annual "Salute to Services" Night
In what has become one of its most anticipated celebrations of the season, Fresno State will hold its fourth annual "Salute to Services" when the Bulldogs host the Air Force Falcons on Wednesday night at the Save Mart Center. Korean War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Henry LeMay will sing the national anthem before the game along with a special presentation of the colors by the university's ROTC program. Two Wounded Warriors - a husband and wife that have served the United States around the world - will be honored during halftime. Admission to the game is free for all active duty military and veterans by showing their military ID at the Save Mart Center Box Office.
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