Air Force Hosts Wyoming on Wednesday Evening

Feb. 13, 2012

Air Force Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader

The Air Force women's basketball team is back in action this Wednesday, Feb. 15, as it hosts Wyoming in a 7:00 p.m. contest in Clune Arena.

GAME INFORMATION
Live Stats/Video:
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Series History: Wyoming leads, 38-2
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LAST TIME OUT...
Despite a game-high 22 points from junior Alicia Leipprandt, the Falcons dropped an 83-59 road decision to Boise State on Saturday. Junior Dymond James added 17 points and seven rebounds for Air Force, while sophomore Megan O'Neil also scored in double figures with 10 points.

SCOUTING THE FALCONS...
Air Force enters Wednesday's game with a 5-19 overall mark and 0-9 ledger in the Mountain West.

Junior Alicia Leipprandt is the Falcons' leading scorer on the season, averaging 13.8 points per game, while classmate Dymond James averages 12.5 points and a team-best 6.5 rebounds per contest. In conference play, James leads the Falcons in both scoring and rebounding, averaging 13.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.

SCOUTING THE COWGIRLS...
Wyoming currently holds a 9-13 overall record and 5-4 mark in Mountain West play. The Cowgirls are coming off a 60-57 home loss to New Mexico.

Chaundra Sewell leads Wyoming with 13.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per contest, while Kayla Woodward (12.0 ppg) and Ashley Sickles (11.3 ppg) also average in double figures scoring for the Cowgirls.

HOW WE RATE...
In the latest conference statistics, Air Force leads the Mountain West in defensive rebounds (24.9) per game.

HOW THEY RATE...
In the latest conference statistics, Wyoming leads the Mountain West in assist-to-turnover ratio (0.9) and third in defensive rebounding percentage (.661).

THE LAST MEETING...
Junior Alicia Leipprandt scored 11 points to lead the Air Force women's basketball team in a 98-36 loss to Wyoming on Jan. 18 in Laramie.

The Cowgirls, who shot nearly 64 percent for the game, closed out the first period on a 17-0 run to take a 51-18 advantage at the break. While the Falcons scored the first point of the second stanza with a free throw from Leipprandt, Wyoming went on a 28-0 run to put the game out of reach.

The Falcons shot just 23.2 percent for the game and were outrebounded, 41-27. Meanwhile, the Cowgirls scored from inside and outside, knocking down 11 three-pointers in the game and scoring 50 points in the paint.

ALICIA'S OFFENSE...
Junior Alicia Leipprandt scored a game-high 22 points against Boise State on Saturday, marking her highest scoring output of the conference season. Leipprandt, who shot 8-of-11 from the field versus the Broncos, had her best offensive performance since scoring 32 points against USF on Dec. 3. In addition, it marked the fourth 20+ point game for Leipprandt this season.

DYMOND AGAINST THE BRONCOS...
On Saturday, junior Dymond James had a solid performance against Boise State for the second time this season, finishing with 17 points and seven rebounds. In two games against the Broncos this year, James has averaged 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds.

CHERAE GIVES A HAND...
Returning to the starting lineup versus Boise State on Saturday, sophomore Cherae Medina did a strong job of running the Falcons' offense. Medina dished out a career-best six assists, matching the highest single-game assist total for an Air Force player this season.

ANOTHER NEW LINEUP...
Air Force has been experimenting with its starting lineup all season, with the newest combination unveiled in Saturday's game versus Boise State. It marked the fourth-straight game that the Falcons have changed their starting lineup, as Air Force used its 15th different starting lineup in 24 games this season.

NEXT UP...
The Falcons are back on the road for their next game, visiting league-leading San Diego State in a 2:00 p.m. (PT) contest.