Air Force 63, Ark.-Pine Bluff 51

Michael Lyons scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half as

Air Force cruised to a 63-51 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on

Saturday night.

Lyons was 7-for-10 shooting from the field with two 3-pointers

after halftime for Air Force (5-2). Mike Fitzgerald added a

career-high 19 points with six 3-pointers for the Falcons.

Savalace Townsend scored 16 points on 10-of-11 free-throw

shooting to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-5). Lazabian Jackson had 13

for the Golden Lions, who have lost three straight.

The Falcons started off slowly but picked up steam at the end of

the first half to lead 29-20 at the break.