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Montana State vs Air Force

Air Force 86, Montana St. 72


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
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
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Sac. State0-04-045
Weber St.0-04-298
Montana St.0-03-2136
E. Wash.0-02-2346
Idaho St.0-02-2164
Portland St.0-02-274
N. Arizona0-02-3304
North Dakota0-02-3286
N. Colo.0-01-4347
So. Utah0-00-4327

Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.0-04-018
Fresno St.0-04-013
Utah St.0-04-091
New Mexico0-04-117
San Diego St0-04-2188
Air Force0-03-2134
Boise St.0-03-2322
San Jose St.0-01-3199
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MORE 70 Final
UK 81
PRIN 53 Final
SYR 73
UNC 112 Final
PITT 62 Final
UAPB 43 Final