Scores

Final

Air Force 40

(6-23, 1-15 MW)

BYU 72

(22-8, 12-4 MW)

    9:00 PM ET, March 7, 2007

    1 2 T
    AFA 18 2240
    BYU 36 3672

    Top Performers

    Air Force: A. Steele 12 Pts, 6 Reb

    Brigham Young: M. Gillespie 20 Pts, 4 Reb

    Brigham Young 72, Air Force 40

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Mallary Gillespie scored 20 points to lead Brigham Young to a 72-40 victory over Air Force in Wednesday's quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference women's tournament.

    Lauren Riley added 12 points for the Cougars (22-8), who shot 51 percent from the floor and held Air Force to 28 percent shooting.

    BYU broke away from a 10-10 tie with a 19-0 run that ended with five minutes left in the first half. Gillespie had four points during the spurt.

    Air Force got no closer than 17 points afterward.

    Alecia Steele led the Falcons (6-23) with 12 points, but scored just one point after halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AFA
    BYU
    Points 40 72
    FG Made-Attempted 15-52 (.288) 33-64 (.516)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 9-14 (.643)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 33

    Game Leaders

     
    AFA
    BYU
    PointsA. Steele 12M. Gillespie 20
    ReboundsA. Steele 6A. Cheesman 11

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 6, 2007 BYU 59, @AFA 46Recap | Box Score
    Feb 8, 2007 @BYU 70, AFA 40Recap | Box Score
    » Mar 7, 2007 @BYU 72, AFA 40Recap | Box Score