Montana State vs Air Force

Air Force 86, Montana St. 72

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 29 points and Air Force pulled away in the second half to defeat Montana State 86-72 Wednesday night.

Lyons scored seven points during a 9-0 run early in the second half that put the Falcons (5-0) ahead 53-43. Air Force led by as many as 21 when Todd Fletcher hit a jumper with 4:51 remaining to make it 83-62.

Lyons hit 11 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 3-pointers, and also had seven rebounds. Taylor Broekhuis added 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocks, while Fletcher had 10 points and six assists.

Montana State (1-2) got 17 points from Flavien Davis, 13 from Xavier Blount and 12 each from Antonio Biglow and Calen Coleman.

Air Force, which is 5-0 for just the fourth time in program history, hit 10 of 22 3-point attempts, shot 59 percent overall from the floor and outrebounded the Bobcats 39-28.

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Montana State Bobcats
F. Davis, F227-123-552017
P. Egwuonwu, C282-70-07004
A. Biglow, G294-122-202112
M. Colbert, G200-20-00120
J. Stewart, G193-71-45239
X. Blount255-73-431313
C. Coleman184-61-220112
E. Norman181-50-02232
M. Dison100-10-01100
B. Brumwell40-00-00000
D. Robison40-10-00010
J. Budinich31-20-00003
Totals 27-6210-1728111472
 43.5%58.8% 
Air Force Falcons
M. Fitzgerald, F273-50-09257
T. Broekhuis, C325-92-474313
M. Lyons, G3711-154-774129
T. Fletcher, G244-70-016310
K. Green, G172-70-04105
C. Michael162-40-03214
M. Yon154-60-01129
T. Coggins112-20-02105
K. Williams92-30-02214
D. Earls40-00-02100
C. Kammerer40-00-00020
E. Michael30-00-01100
M. Olesinski10-10-00000
Totals 35-596-1139251886
 59.3%54.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota13-318-8161
E. Wash.12-420-9122
Weber St.11-516-11186
Idaho10-615-12232
Montana St.10-615-14250
Montana9-714-15225
Sac. State8-811-16307
Portland St.7-914-13271
N. Colo.5-119-18302
N. Arizona5-118-21335
Idaho St.3-136-23337
So. Utah3-135-24344

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Nevada12-423-639
Colorado St.12-420-988
Boise St.11-518-962
Fresno St.9-717-1197
New Mexico9-816-1383
San Diego St8-816-12102
Wyoming7-917-12139
San Jose St.7-914-13164
Utah St.7-1013-15174
Air Force4-1211-18249
UNLV3-1310-19237
 
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