Scores

Final

Air Force 74

(11-4, 1-0 MW)

Boise State 59

(10-6, 0-1 MW)

Coverage: TMTN

6:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho

1 2 T
AFA 31 4374
BSU 24 3559

Top Performers

Air Force: T. Broekhuis 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Boise State: J. Elorriaga 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Air Force 74, Boise St. 59

Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho -- Mike Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Taylor Broekhuis had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help Air Force to a 74-59 victory over Boise State on Saturday in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.

Todd Fletcher scored 13 points and Taylor Stewart added 12 for the Falcons (11-4, 1-0 Mountain West), who won their fifth consecutive contest.

Jeff Elorriaga scored 12 points on four 3-pointers for Boise State (10-6, 0-1), which has lost five of seven games.

The Falcons played without leading scorer Michael Lyons (ankle) for the sixth consecutive game.

Air Force led 53-40 with 10:48 left after Kamryn Williams scored five points in 20 seconds on a 3-pointer and a fast-break layup. The Falcons' lead topped out at 63-48 with 6:25 to play.

The loss was the first in 10 home games this season for Boise State, which was making its Mountain West debut.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AFA
BSU
Points 74 59
FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 19-49 (.388)
3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 9-26 (.346)
FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 12-18 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 2

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 14, 2012 AFA 74, @BSU 59Recap
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