Utah State vs Air Force

Air Force rallies to defeat Utah State 73-72


AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Marek Olesinski and Max Yon scored 21 points apiece as Air Force rallied to defeat Utah State 73-72 in the Mountain West Conference opener Wednesday night.

The Falcons (7-5) survived a turnover with 11 seconds left and Jalen Moore's 3-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Aggies (10-3), who were making their MWC debut after leaving the Western Athletic Conference.

Air Force used a 9-0 run to produce a 39-34 lead at the half but the Aggies opened the second half with a 15-4 surge to go up 49-43.

Tre' Coggins added 14 points and Kamryn Williams had 11 rebounds for Air Force, which shot 56 percent in the first half, including 6 of 12 from 3-point range, and 51 percent for the game.

Preston Medlin had 19 for the Falcons with Spencer Butterfield adding 16 and Kyle Davis 11 with 11 rebounds.

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Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St16-228-1041
Fresno St.13-525-1066
Boise St.11-720-12101
New Mexico10-817-15141
Colorado St.8-1018-16181
Utah St.7-1116-15153
Air Force5-1314-18226
San Jose St.4-149-22301
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SDSU 71 Final
CSU 61