2017-2018 Air Force Falcons

2017-2018 Air Force Falcons Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Ameka Akaya Fr SF 6-6 215 - Hagerstown (MD) United States St. Maria Goretti High School
23 Kobi Betts So G 6-3 190 - Pueblo (CO) United States Central High School
13 LeSean Brown So G 6-2 185 - San Antonio (TX) United States The Episcopal School of Texas
40 Kole Cerjan Fr F 6-7 210 - Colorado Springs (CO) United States Rampart High School
30 Jonathan DeWane So F 6-8 205 - Jacksonville (FL) United States The Bolles School
35 James Edwards Fr PG 6-0 165 - Pittsburgh (PA) United States Plum High School
21 Javen Gumber Fr F 6-8 200 - Craig (CO) United States Fruita Monument High School
25 Bryce Hughes Fr G 6-4 195 - San Antonio (TX) United States Lady Bird Johnson High School
5 Christopher Joyce Fr G 6-6 196 - Jacksonville (FL) United States Bishop Kenny High School
22 Pervis Louder Jr G 6-4 187 - Raleigh (NC) United States Village Christian Academy
20 Trevor Lyons Sr G 6-3 190 - Newport News (VA) United States Air Force Prep Academy
32 Ryan Manning Sr G 6-6 200 - Sacramento (CA) United States Air Force Prep Academy
0 Caleb Morris So G 6-4 185 - Vista (CA) United States Army and Navy Academy
1 Dane Norman Jr F 6-9 190 - San Diego (CA) United States Foothills Christian
24 Charles O'Briant Fr F 6-8 200 - Johns Creek (GA) United States Greater Atlanta Christian School
12 Lavelle Scottie So F 6-6 200 - Fort Worth (TX) United States Arlington Heights High School
2 C.J. Siples Sr G 6-3 175 - Cibolo (TX) United States Air Force Prep Academy
41 Peyton Spires Fr F 6-7 225 - Mobile (AL) United States St. Paul's Episcopal School
34 Ryan Swan-Ford So F 6-7 225 - Aurora (CO) United States Overland High School
3 Sid Tomes So SG 6-4 200 - Woodbury (MN) United States East Ridge High School
33 Frank Toohey Sr C 6-7 220 - Elmhurst (IL) United States York High School
44 Keaton Van Soelen Fr F 6-7 190 - Waukee (IA) United States Des Moines Christian High School
15 Jacob Van Sr G 6-1 175 - Mansfield (TX) United States Mansfield High School

Recent Air Force Falcons History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 14-18 (8-10) 6th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 12-19 (6-12) 9th (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 12-21 (4-14) 10th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 14-18 (5-13) 10th (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 14-17 (6-12) 9th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 12-18 (6-12) 10th (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 18-14 (8-8) 6th (MWC) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 13-16 (3-11) 7th (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 16-16 (6-10) 6th (MWC) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 10-21 (1-15) 9th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 10-21 9th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 16-14 (8-8) 5th (MWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 26-9 (10-6) 3rd (MWC) 2nd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2005-2006 24-7 (12-4) 2nd (MWC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 18-12 (9-5) 3rd (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 22-7 (12-2) 1st (MWC) 1st Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 12-16 (3-11) 8th (MWC) 1st Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Air Force Falcons Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Trevor Lyons Mountain West All-Conference Honorable Mention (Media)

2017-2018 Air Force Falcons Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Siples T. Lyons L. Scottie K. Van Soelen R. Swan-Ford
Rotation J. Van C. Morris R. Manning   F. Toohey
Rotation   S. Tomes      
Lim PT L. Brown C. Joyce A. Akaya J. DeWane  
Lim PT J. Edwards P. Louder C. O'Briant D. Norman  
Lim PT   K. Betts      
Lim PT   B. Hughes      

2017-2018 Air Force Falcons Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Lavelle Scottie 31 26.6 12.2 4.4 1.4 0.7 0.5 2.2
Trevor Lyons 31 32.6 9.4 4.7 3.3 1.4 0.1 2.1
Ryan Swan-Ford 31 21.2 9.2 4.5 1.4 0.6 0.5 1.1
Pervis Louder 16 18.2 6.3 2.4 1.8 0.5 0.2 1.4
Ryan Manning 28 15.9 6.2 3.0 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.9
Jacob Van 31 15.5 5.2 1.2 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.1
Caleb Morris 23 12.1 4.9 2.3 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.6
Frank Toohey 31 13.8 4.9 2.6 0.8 0.4 0.3 1.0
Sid Tomes 29 17.5 4.7 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.1 0.8
Keaton Van Soelen 28 18.4 3.6 2.8 1.1 0.4 0.4 0.8
C.J. Siples 30 14.0 3.2 1.3 1.5 0.9 0.2 0.9
Jonathan DeWane 21 5.2 3.0 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2
Charles O'Briant 2 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
James Edwards 1 3.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Bryce Hughes 1 3.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dane Norman 21 6.3 1.9 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5
Peyton Spires 2 9.0 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
LeSean Brown 14 3.1 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1
Ameka Akaya 7 2.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0
Christopher Joyce 10 4.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1
Kobi Betts 1 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Air Force Falcons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dave Pilipovich Head Coach 2012-2013 Associate Head Coach (Air Force, 2011 to 2012)
Nate Zandt Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Air Force, 2012 to 2013)
Andy Moore Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Virginia Tech, 2012 to 2014)
Kurt Kanaski Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Virginia Tech, 2012 to 2014)
Evan Washington Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Chris Davis Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Video Coordinator (Central Michigan, 2016 to 2017)
Jim Knowlton Athletic Director 2014-2015 Athletic Director (Rensselaer Polytech, 2008 to 2015)
Troy Garnhart Director of Sports Information, Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Tony Peck Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
William Graham Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A