Scores

Final

Montana State 72

(1-2, 0-2 away)

Air Force 86

(5-0, 3-0 home)

9:00 PM ET, November 21, 2012

Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1 2 T
MTST 39 3372
AFA 40 4686

Top Performers

Montana State: F. Davis 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Air Force: M. Lyons 29 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast

Air Force 86, Montana St. 72

Associated Press

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTST
AFA
Points 72 86
FG Made-Attempted 27-62 (.435) 35-59 (.593)
3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 10-22 (.455)
FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 6-11 (.545)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 21

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