LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deshon Taylor recorded 18 points and 10 assists to carry Fresno State to a 76-50 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday...
Air Force meets Fresno State in MWC quarters
No. 6 seed Air Force (14-17, 9-10) vs. No. 3 seed Fresno State (22-8, 13-5)
Mountain West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Thursday, 10:30 p.m....
San Jose St. meets Air Force in MWC tourney
No. 11 seed San Jose State (4-26, 1-17) vs. No. 6 seed Air Force (13-17, 8-10)
Mountain West Conference Tournament First Round, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Wednesday, 6 p.m....
Boise State looks to end streak vs Air Force
Air Force (13-16, 8-9) vs. Boise State (11-19, 6-11)
Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Air Force looks to extend Boise State's conference losing streak...
No. 17 Nevada looks to extend streak vs Air Force
No. 17 Nevada (26-3, 13-3) vs. Air Force (13-15, 8-8)
Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Tuesday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 17 Nevada looks for its seventh straight win in the...
Swan scores 37 to lift Air Force past Wyoming 80-72
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Ryan Swan had a career-high 37 points as Air Force beat Wyoming 80-72 on Saturday.
Swan shot 13 for 17 from the floor, including 4 of 6 from deep. He added nine...
Wyoming looks for home win vs Air Force
Air Force (12-15, 7-8) vs. Wyoming (6-22, 2-13)
Arena-Auditorium, Laramie, Wyoming; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wyoming looks for its fourth straight win over Air Force at...
Scottie lifts Air Force over San Jose St. 82-68
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had 25 points as Air Force beat San Jose State 82-68 on Saturday.
Chris Joyce had 15 points and six rebounds for Air Force (12-15, 7-8 Mountain...
San Jose St. looks to end streak vs Air Force
San Jose State (3-22, 0-13) vs. Air Force (11-15, 6-8)
Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Air Force looks to extend San Jose State's conference...
Morris hits 5 3s, scores 17; Air Force holds off Fresno St.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Morris hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, including 14 in the second half, to help Air Force hold off Fresno State for a 64-61 win Wednesday...
Merrill scores 20 to lift Utah St. past Air Force 76-62
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Sam Merrill had 20 points as Utah State beat Air Force 76-62 on Saturday.
Neemias Queta had 17 points for Utah State (20-6, 10-3 Mountain West Conference). Diogo Brito added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Abel Porter had 10 points for the visitors.
Lavelle Scottie had 25 points for the Falcons (10-15, 5-8). Ryan Swan added 13 points and nine rebounds. Chris Joyce had seven rebounds.
Hardy scores 24 to lift UNLV over Air Force 77-72
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy had a career-high 24 points as UNLV narrowly beat Air Force 77-72 on Tuesday night.
Nick Blair had 13 points for UNLV (13-11, 7-5 Mountain West Conference). Noah Robotham added 12 points. Cheikh Mbacke Diong had nine rebounds for the home team.
Lavelle Scottie had 25 points for the Falcons (10-14, 5-7). Ryan Swan added 17 points and 16 rebounds. A.J. Walker had 14 points.
Scottie with 34 points as Air Force downs Wyoming 81-76
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Air Force downed Wyoming 81-76 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid.
Scottie was 15 of 20 from the field for the Falcons (10-13, 5-6 Mountain West Conference). Ryan Swan added 19 points and eight rebounds and A.J. Walker had 12 points, four assists and four steals.
Joyce 3 lifts Air Force past San Jose State in 2OT, 73-71
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Joyce hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left in the second overtime and Air Force pulled out a 73-71 win to keep San Jose State winless in Mountain West Conference action on Saturday night.
Not that the Spartans went easily. Brae Ivey scored at the basket with :20 left in the first overtime to tie the game at 65-65. His 3 with :04 left in regulation tied the game at 56-56.
Air Force beats Boise State with late rally
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Chris Joyce scored a go-ahead jumper, and Air Force pulled away late to beat Boise State 74-60 on Tuesday night for the Broncos' third straight loss.
A.J. Walker scored 18 points with six boards and four assists and Joyce added 12 points and seven rebounds for the Falcons (8-11, 3-4 Mountain West Conference), who outrebounded the Broncos 41-22 and outshot them 54 percent to 36 percent.
Air Force hands UNLV 1st conference loss 106-88
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Swan had 22 points and nine rebounds and Air Force handed UNLV its first conference loss, beating the Runnin' Rebels 106-88 on Wednesday night.
Air Force (7-10, 2-3) knocked off the only undefeated team in Mountain West Conference play to start a tough three-game stretch against teams with a combined 10-3 league record in UNLV, Nevada and Boise State.
It was the most points scored by Air Force in a MWC game.
Walker scores 19, Air Force closes out San Diego State
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — AJ Walker scored 19 points and Air Force closed with a 14-4 run to defeat San Diego State 62-48 on Saturday.
Ryan Swan had 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Falcons (6-10, 1-3 Mountain West) and Lavelle Scottie added 16 points with 11 rebounds.
Jalen McDaniels led San Diego State (9-7, 1-2) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. McDaniels, a sophomore forward, is averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds in his last four games.
Carvacho, Moore lead Colorado State over Air Force 87-64
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho scored 27 points, Kendle Moore added 23 and Colorado State cruised to an 87-64 victory over Air Force on Tuesday night.
Colorado State (6-10, 1-2 Mountain West Conference) snapped a five-game skid while Air Force (5-10, 0-3) has lost five of its last six.
Utah State beats Air Force 79-62
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill and Neemias Queta had double-doubles on Saturday night and Utah State never trailed in beating Air Force 79-62.
Merrill had 18 points and 12 assists, Queta had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Quinn Taylor added 16 points and Brock Miller scored 15 for the Aggies (11-4, 1-1 Mountain West Conference).
Mathis scores 17, hits key free throws in New Mexico’s win
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Anthony Mathis scored 17 points and went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line in the final minute as New Mexico held on to defeat Air Force 65-58 in a Mountain West opener on Wednesday night.
Vance Jackson added 14 points and six rebounds, and Makuach Maluach had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Lobos (7-6).
Lavelle Scottie scored 20 points and Ryan Swan added 14 points with 11 rebounds to lead Air Force (5-8).
Air Force jumps out early, cruises past UC Riverside 72-60
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Swan scored 16 points, Lavelle Scottie added 13 and Air Force cruised to a 72-60 victory over UC Riverside on Friday night.
Swan was 5 of 8 from the field and made a pair of 3-pointers and Scottie was 4-of-11 shooting for the Falcons (5-7), who shot 25 of 45 (55.6 percent) from the field.
Dikymbe Martin scored 17 points and Dragan Elkaz added 11 to lead UC Riverside (5-9).
Army rallies from 13 down to defeat Air Force
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Tommy Funk scored 14 points and Army erased a 13-point halftime deficit in a 66-61 victory over Air Force on Saturday.
Army (5-6) scored the game's final six points and Air Force missed six of its last seven field goal attempts.
Air Force holds off Denver 73-65
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Caleb Morris scored 16 points and Air Force made 9 of 10 free throws in the final 69 seconds to defeat Denver 73-65 on Wednesday night.
Lavelle Scottie added 14 points with nine rebounds for the Falcons (4-5) with Chris Joyce scoring 13 and Pervis Louder 12.
Walker with 20 points, Air Force beats Missouri State 88-69
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A.J. Walker scored 20 points on six 3-pointers and Air Force beat Missouri State 88-69 on Wednesday night.
Ameka Akaya added 14 points for the Falcons (3-4). Chris Joyce and Ryan Swan each added 12 points, and Lavelle Scottie chipped in with 11. Keaton Van Soelen grabbed a game-high eight rebounds, and Akaya, Walker, Swan and Scottie added three boards apiece.
Air Force shot 58 percent from the field compared to 48 percent for Missouri State.
Air Force downs Johnson & Wales (CO) 90-65
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Chris Joyce scored 15 points and hit three 3-pointers, Lavelle Scottie added 12 points with seven rebounds and Air Force beat NAIA member Johnson & Wales (CO) 90-65 Tuesday night to win its 12th straight season opener, downing the Wildcats for the fifth straight time.
Sid Tomes scored 11 points with five assists and Ryan Swan added 10 points with eight rebounds for the Falcons, who outrebounded the Wildcats 45-24 and shot 57 percent from the field (35 of 61).
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shakur Juiston scored 21 points and his 3-point play in overtime started the winning surge that led eighth-seeded UNLV to a 97-90 win over ninth-seeded Air Force in the opening game of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Wednesday.
Fresno State gets tourney bye with 54-48 win over Air Force
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Bryson Williams scored 15 points with eight rebounds, Ray Bowles added 11 points, and Fresno State beat Air Force 54-48 on Monday night to clinch a first-round bye in the Mountain West Conference Tournament for the fourth straight season.
The Bulldogs (21-9, 11-6) entered the game third, behind Nevada and Boise State, in the conference standings and face fourth-place New Mexico on Saturday.
Air Force rallies to beat Utah State 75-65
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had 18 points, Sid Tomes and Trevor Lyons added 14 each, and Air Force beat Utah State 75-65 on Saturday.
Air Force pulled away in the final 3½ minutes with a 7-0 run that made it 69-61 and then hit all four of its free throws plus Scottie's layup to end a three-game skid.
The Falcons (11-16, 5-10 Mountain West) trailed by as many as 15 in the first half and went into the break with a 45-32 deficit.
Boise State runs past Air Force 76-52
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chris Sengfelder tallied 17 points, Justinian Jessup scored 15 on five 3-pointers and Chandler Hutchison notched a double-double to power Boise State to a 76-52 victory over Air Force on Saturday.
Air Force shoots past New Mexico in 2nd half for 100-92 win
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Swan scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Air Force earned a season split with New Mexico by upsetting the Lobos, 100-92 on Saturday afternoon in a Mountain West Conference battle.
The win was the Falcons fourth win in the last five home games with the Lobos and gives Air Force four wins in its last seven games with New Mexico.
Air Force holds off Colorado State 78-73 to halt losing skid
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Sid Tomes drained six from distance to finish with 18 points as Air Force thwarted a late Colorado State rally for a 78-73 win in Mountain West Conference play on Tuesday night.
The victory halted a three-game skid for Air Force (9-13, 3-7) and extended Colorado State's losing streak to seven. The Falcons swept the season series for the first time since 2008.
Lyons scores 22 as Air Force rallies past Colorado St. 76-71
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Trevor Lyons scored 22 points and Jacob Van made four straight free throws in the last 25 seconds as Air Force rallied from nine points down to clip Colorado State 76-71 on Wednesday night.
Deion James and Prentiss Nixon canned consecutive 3-pointers around an Air Force miss and the Rams led 54-46 with just under 10 minutes to play.
Swan scores 19 with 9 boards, Air Force beats San Jose State
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Swan scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Jacob Van added 14 points to help Air Force beat San Jose State 78-71 on Saturday.
Pervis Louder scored all of his 12 points in the second half and Lavelle Scottie finished with 11 for Air Force (7-10, 1-4 Mountain West). The Falcons, who had lost seven of their last eight, snapped a four-game skid.
Johnson, Mooring lead UNLV past Air Force 81-76
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Johnson scored 20 points and Jovan Mooring had 15, including a critical 3-pointer with fewer than 20 seconds to play, and UNLV held off Air Force 81-76 on Wednesday night.
New Mexico outruns Air Force 87-58 behind Furstinger
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Joe Furstinger dropped his third consecutive double-double and five other New Mexico players reached double figures as the Lobos beat Air Force 87-58 in their Mountain West opener Wednesday night.
Furstinger, a senior post who never had a double-double until his recent streak, finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds, including six offensive boards. Jachai Simmons added a career-high 15 points for New Mexico (6-8, 1-0).
DeWane, Air Force beat NAIA Johnson & Wales (CO) 111-68
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Jonathan DeWane scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting to help Air Force beat NAIA Johnson & Wales (CO) 111-68 on Friday.
DeWane, a sophomore forward, came in with 19 career points. Frank Toohey, Lavelle Scottie and Keaton Van Soelen had 12 points apiece for Air Force (6-6). The Falcons, who snapped a three-game skid, had 18 players score.
Abilene Christian edges Air Force 62-58
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jalone Friday and Tevin Foster scored 14 points apiece and Abilene Christian edged Air Force 62-58 on Wednesday night.
Payten Ricks added 11 points, three rebounds and three assists.
Air Force erases 23-point deficit, beats DII Western State
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had a career-high 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting and Air Force overcame an early 23-point deficit on Monday night to beat Western State Colorado 79-67.
The Falcons (5-3) missed nine of their first 11 shots while the Division II Mountaineers jumped to a 27-4 lead in the first nine-plus minutes. Air Force pulled the margin back to 46-33 by halftime and erased the deficit entirely at 53-all.
Barnes, Scott combine for 50 as Indiana State tops Air Force
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jordan Barnes scored a career-high 25 points, Brenton Scott also scored 25 and corralled 11 rebounds for his first career double-double and Indiana State defeated Air Force 74-64 in the Mountain West-Missouri Valley challenge Wednesday night.
Scott also had three of the team's 12 steals as the Sycamores scored 21 points off 20 Air Force turnovers, the most in a game this season for the Falcons. Scott made four 3-pointers, pushing his career total to 222.
Pacific gets out of the blocks quick to beat Air Force 83-71
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Robert Gallinat scored 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Pacific used a strong first half to beat Air Force 83-71 Tuesday night to give the Tigers their first win of the season.
Miles Reynolds scored 11 of his 16 points from the free-throw line, Jack Williams scored 13, Anthony Townes 11 and Jahlil Tripp had 10 rebounds for Pacific (1-3).
Scottie scores 18, Air Force beats Canisius 93-79
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie scored 18 points to lead five Air Force players in double figures and the Falcons held off Canisius for a 93-79 win on Tuesday night.
Ryan Manning had 15 points, Jacob Van and Frank Toohey scored 13 apiece and Trevor Lyons added 12 points for Air Force (2-0).
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gian Clavell hit six 3-pointers and scored 30 points to help lead No. 2 seed Colorado State to an 81-55 drubbing of tenth-seeded Air Force in the Mountain West quarterfinals on Thursday night.
It is the fifth time in six years the Rams (22-10) have made the conference semifinals.
Prentiss Nixon finished with 15 points and Emmanuel Omogbo added 12 for the Rams, who shot 48.4 percent and 86.7 percent at the line.
Reid propels Boise State to 98-70 win over Air Force
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — James Reid pumped in eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead Boise State to a 98-70 win over Air Force on Saturday.
Nick Duncan added 23 points, Chandler Hutchison had 12 and Justinian Jessup 11 for Boise State, which shot 64 percent from the field and was 20 of 34 from long range to clinch the third seed in next week's Mountain West Conference Tournament.
Air Force beats UNLV 81-58
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Hayden Graham had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Air Force ended a six-game losing streak with an 81-58 win over UNLV on Wednesday night.
The Falcons (11-17, 4-11 Mountain West) led 38-28 at the break and had their largest lead at 75-48 with 5:05 left.
Graham reached his 500th career rebound, and with 1,000 points already, become the eighth player in Air Force history to do both.
Air Force’s balanced attack upends Missouri St 83-70
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Frank Toohey scored 17 points and Hayden Graham and Zach Kocur each scored 16 to lead Air Force past Missouri State 83-70 in a Mountain West-Missouri Valley Conference Challenge Series game on Saturday.