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Air Force 95, Dickinson St. 77

11/21/2009 - Air Force Falcons

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Evan Washington and Grant Parker combined for 33 points on 12-of-12 shooting to lead Air Force to a 95-77 win over Dickinson State in the first round of the Reggie Minton Classic at Clune Arena Friday night.

Washington tied his career high with 18 points, and Parker added 15 as both starters were a perfect 6 of 6 from the field. The Falcons (2-0) will face Northern Colorado (4-0) in the tournament's championship game Saturday night.

Air Force scored the first seven points of the game, but Dickinson State fought back with a 9-2 run to tie it. The Falcons responded with a 14-3 run and never looked back, taking a 50-33 lead into the halftime.

Nate Lebsock led the Blue Hawks (1-6) with a game-high 26 points, while Ryan Ernst added 19. Tom Fow scored 14 points and Sammy Schafer chipped in 10 for the Falcons.