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Air Force Reserve Returns as Title Sponsor for the Mountain West Basketball Championships

February 10, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Mountain West announced today that the Air Force Reserve returns as the title sponsor for the 2022 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. The 2022 Air Force Reserve MW Basketball Championships will take place March 6-12 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

This marks the fourth-consecutive year that the Air Force Reserve has served as the title sponsor for the MW event. JMI Sports, the official marketing rights partner of the Mountain West Conference, negotiated the agreement.

“The Air Force Reserve is excited to sponsor the Mountain West Basketball Championships again,” said Lt. Col. Clay Hawkins, Deputy for Strategic Marketing, Air Force Recruiting Service. “This program provides us an opportunity to reach our target demographic and tell them what the call to be a citizen Airman looks like in the Air Force Reserve. We hope to inspire them to consider serving in a part-time or full-time capacity in the U.S. Air Force.”

First-round action of the 2022 Air Force Reserve Mountain West women’s tournament begins on Sunday, March 6, followed by the quarterfinals on Monday, March 7, and the semifinals on Tuesday, March 8. The women’s championship game, scheduled for Wednesday, March 9. All women’s games can be streamed on the Mountain West Network.

The first round of the 2022 Air Force Reserve Mountain West men’s tournament tips off on Wednesday, March 9. The quarterfinals will take place on Thursday, March 10, followed by the semifinals on Friday, March 11. The men’s championship game is set for Saturday, March 12. The first-round games will be streamed on the Mountain West Network. CBS Sports Network will broadcast the quarterfinals and semifinals, and the championship game will air on CBS.

All-session ticket packages are on sale now. Institutional lower bowl all-session tickets include admission to all 20 games of the MW Basketball Championships for $250. All-session tickets for the women’s championship include general admission seats to all 10 games for $75. All-session VIP tickets with hospitality are available for $775, while VIP all-session tickets without hospitality are on sale for $500. Fans can purchase all-session tickets through their institution’s athletic ticket office.

Additional information on the MW Basketball Championships is available at


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