Sports

January 18, 2013

Military basketball teams compete at Nellis, Vegas

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Airman shoots a foul shot . . .

An Airman from the Nellis team shoots a foul shot during a Pacific West Military Basketball League game against the Marines from Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 12, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis fell to 0-2 during the weekend event hosted in the Warrior Fitness Center after being beaten by Camp Pendleton and Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Air Force Academy warms up . . .

Members of the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons basketball team stretch before a game against the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Jan. 12, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Pregame warm-ups allow the players to stretch and prepare mentally for the game.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Fort Bliss player looks for an opening . . .

A Soldier from Fort Bliss, Texas, looks for an open man to pass the ball to during a game against Nellis, Jan. 12, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Fort Bliss won their games against Nellis and Camp Pendleton during the Pacific West Military Basketball League at the Warrior Fitness Center.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Marine during pre-game warm-ups . . .

A Marine from Camp Pendleton, Calif. dunks during pregame warm-ups before a Pacific West Military Basketball League Jan. 12, at Nellis Air Force Base. This is the first time Nellis has hosted the league in the Warrior Fitness Center.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Academy taking it to the hoop . . .

Mike Fitzgerald, U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons senior forward, takes the ball to the hoop for a lay-up in a game against the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Jan. 12, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Fitzgerald lead the Falcons with 22 points in an overtime loss against UNLV.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Academy player looks for an open teammate . . .

Michael Lyons, U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons senior guard, looks for an open teammate during a game against the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Jan. 12, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. UNLV defeated the Falcons in overtime with a final score of 76-71.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Watching teammates . . .

The U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons basketball team watches as their teammates play a close game against the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Jan. 12, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. The Falcons starting lineup contributed 59 points with 12 points coming from the bench.




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