AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Todd Fletcher scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting including three 3-pointers and dished out five assists to lead Air Force to a 62-50 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night.
Air Force (13-6, 4-2 Mountain West) trailed 13-10 mid-way through the first half but used a 20-10 run capped off by Fletcher's half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer to take a 30-23 lead at halftime. The Falcons never trailed again.
Michael Lyons added 15 points and four rebounds for Air Force, which shot an even 50 percent from the field and outscored the Bulldogs 26-12 in the paint. Mike Fitzgerald added seven points and 10 rebounds.
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