Falcons compete in NCAA basketball tournament

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The U.S. Air Force Academy’s men’s basketball team is making an appearance at the NCAA tournament March 16, when they face off 4th-seeded Illinois at Cox Arena in San Diego.

The Falcons, members of the Mountain West Conference, enter the tournament with a 24-6 record and are seeded 13th.

The game will be the Falcons’ second appearance in the NCAA Tournament in the last three years. The game is scheduled to air live on CBS at 7:25 p.m.

The winner will advance and face the winner of the Washington-Utah State game on March 18.