Nevada vs Air Force

Air Force 78, Nevada 65

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored a career-high 30 points, making four of Air Force's 10 3-pointers, and the Falcons defeated Nevada 78-65 Wednesday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both schools.

Fitzgerald, whose previous career best was 19 points, scored 23 in the second half on Wednesday, when Air Force (9-4) opened up a 20-point lead after trailing by three at halftime. Fitzgerald was 9 of 10 from the field, made all eight of his free-throw tries and led AFA with eight rebounds.

Todd Fletcher, who matched Fitzgerald with four 3-pointers, finished with 18 points and Taylor Broekhuis had 10 points and five assists.

Deonte Burton led the Wolf Pack (9-6) with 21 points. Devonte Elliott added 12 points for Nevada.

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Nevada Wolf Pack
K. Panzer, F231-30-05222
D. Burton, G336-125-702321
J. Burris, G313-80-02237
J. Evans Jr., G282-63-48337
M. Story, G221-70-04143
P. Nyeko220-12-21202
D. Elliott174-54-430412
M. Coleman152-50-11014
C. Huff93-41-11007
Totals 22-5115-1928122065
 43.1%78.9% 
Air Force Falcons
M. Fitzgerald, F329-108-880330
D. Earls, F60-00-01010
T. Broekhuis, C334-72-235310
T. Fletcher, G366-102-234118
M. Lyons, G331-81-21213
M. Yon172-32-25017
J. Hammonds121-32-31104
T. Coggins110-23-42233
K. Green111-20-00103
M. Olesinski60-10-01010
K. Williams30-00-00010
Totals 24-4620-2327151578
 52.2%87% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nevada5-216-430
Boise St.5-212-688
Fresno St.5-313-7124
New Mexico5-312-892
Colorado St.4-312-8173
San Diego St3-311-7102
Wyoming3-413-799
UNLV3-410-10195
San Jose St.2-59-9165
Utah St.2-59-10191
Air Force2-59-11217
 
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