1st Quarter Report
Only one more quarter stands between Air Force and the win they were favored to collect coming into this afternoon. They have jumped out to a quick 30-24 lead against Neb.-Omaha.
If Air Force keeps playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 3-2 in no time. On the other hand, Neb.-Omaha will have to make due with a 2-3 record unless they turn things around (and fast).
Neb.-Omaha Mavericks @ Air Force Falcons
Current Records: Neb.-Omaha 2-3, Air Force 3-2
How To Watch
- When: Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Clune Arena — Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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What to Know
The Neb.-Omaha Mavericks’ road trip will continue as they head out to face the Air Force Falcons at 4:00 p.m. ET on November 19th at Clune Arena. Neb.-Omaha might want some stickum for this contest since the team gave up 12 turnovers on Friday.
On Friday, it was a hard-fought matchup, but the Mavericks had to settle for a 72-70 loss against the Lions.
Meanwhile, it may have taken overtime to finish the job, but Air Force ultimately got the result they hoped for on Friday. They came out on top against the Tribe by a score of 80-71. The victory made it back-to-back wins for Air Force.
Air Force’s success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but Beau Becker led the charge by scoring 31 points along with 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Ethan Taylor was another key contributor, scoring 24 points along with 6 rebounds.
The Mavericks now have a losing record at 2-3. As for the Falcons, they now have a winning record of 3-2.
Sunday’s game is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Neb.-Omaha have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 31.6 rebounds per game. However, it’s not like Air Force struggles in that department as they’ve been even better at 32.8 per game. Given these competing strengths, it’ll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other NCAA Basketball content.