Scores

Final

Air Force 65

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    10:00 PM ET, November 13, 2009

    Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado

    1 2 T
    WCK 27 2754
    AFA 38 2765

    Top Performers

    Western State: W. Towns 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Air Force: G. Parker 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Air Force 65, Western St., Colo. 54

    Associated Press

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Grant Parker scored a career-high 26 points and Evan Washington added 14 as Air Force won its seventh straight season opener, defeating Western State, Colo., 65-54 Friday night.

    Air Force never trailed, but the Falcons' 7-of-27 shooting in the second half allowed the Mountaineers back into the game. Western State tied it twice in the second half, the last time at 50-50 with 4:34 remaining, before the Falcons closed with a 10-2 run.

    Parker scored 18 points in the first half, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds that gave the Falcons a 38-27 halftime lead. Parker was a perfect 5-of-5 in the opening half.

    Sophomore guard Weylan Towns led the Mountaineers, Air Forces Division II neighbor from Gunnison, Colo., with 17 points. Tyler Miller contributed 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCK
    AFA
    Points 54 65
    FG Made-Attempted 20-49 (.408) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 18-32 (.563)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

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