Scores

Final

Utah State 72

(10-3, 0-1 MW)

Air Force 73

(7-5, 1-0 MW)

    Coverage: ROOT

    8:00 PM ET, January 1, 2014

    Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado

    1 2 T
    USU 34 3872
    AFA 39 3473

    Top Performers

    Utah State: K. Davis 11 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Air Force: M. Olesinski 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Air Force rallies to defeat Utah State 73-72

    Associated Press

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USU
    AFA
    Points 72 73
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-27 (.370) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 19-24 (.792)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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