The AFA Victory at Cal

Despite the great efforts of Cal's freshman wizard, Leon Powe (25 points), the Falcons held the Berkeley Bears to six points in the final 8 minutes to garner a confidenc building tourney win. The first regular season toruney win since 1972. The Falcons lead the nation in scoring defense and entered the toruney with a 49.3 point per game average. Here are a few stories on the Tourney.

Hindsight is 20/20 for DLS grad Kuhle  -Contra Costa Times, CA
... the court, Kuhle is in his third season as a full-time starter for the Falcons ... to play for Frank Allocco at De La Salle and has improved upon it, helping Air ...

Air Force 59, Prairie View 46  -San Francisco Chronicle, CA
The Falcons (5-2) led 31-27 in the second half when they went on a 15-4 ... Keller completed the run with back-to-back 3-pointers that gave Air Force a 46-31 lead ...

CAL men easily shut down Columbia  -San Jose Mercury News, CA ...


Air Force beats Cal to win tourney  -Contra Costa Times
It's certainly nice of Cal's basketball team to keep welcoming back local high school heroes.  But...

Cal Comes Up Short Against Air Force  -calbears.ocsn.com, BERKELEY, Calif. (AP)
Air Force held California to six points in the final 8:06 and upset the Bears 49-44 to win...


And don't forget we whooped 'em in football too! (Click for pics of football game)

And of course Air Force beat Cal in Rugby to become the 2003 national champs:

- 2003 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT -Cal Berkley loses to Air Force Academy

- Air Force Defeats Cal

- The 2003 Collegiate All-Americans


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