Scores

Final

Air Force 76

(1-0, 0-0 away)

Army 65

(0-1, 0-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012

McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

1 2 T
AFA 30 4676
ARMY 37 2865

Top Performers

Air Force: T. Fletcher 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Stl

Army: E. Ellis 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Air Force 76, Army 65

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Michael Lyons led four Air Force players in double figures with a game-high 19 points, including a career-high 12 from the free-throw line, and the Falcons defeated Army 76-65 Saturday in Charleston, S.C., the season opener for both teams.

The Falcons rallied from a 15-point deficit early in the second half and closed the game with a 27-7 run over the last 11:25.

Lyons sparked the Air Force comeback with nine points, including the final six, in a 12-6 run that closed Army's 50-37 lead to 56-49 with 11:40 remaining. After an Army basket, the Falcons then reeled off 10 straight points to take a 59-58 lead with 7:12 left. The Falcons scored the last 13 points of the game.

Todd Fletcher scored 15 points for the Falcons, Taylor Bruekhuis added 14, and Kyle Green had 11.

Ella Ellis led the Black Knights with 16 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AFA
ARMY
Points 76 65
FG Made-Attempted 25-50 (.500) 23-63 (.365)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 10-34 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 20-26 (.769) 9-10 (.900)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 15

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