Air Force 63, Ark.-Pine Bluff 52

Michael Lyons scored a season-high 24 points to lead Air Force

to its sixth win in seven games, a 63-52 victory over Arkansas-Pine

Bluff Saturday night.

The Falcons (7-2) shot 47.9 percent from the field and forced 16

turnovers from the Golden Lions (0-10).

Air Force scored the first two baskets of the second half to

take a 30-16 lead, but Arkansas-Pine Bluff used six 3-pointers to

go on a 20-6 run and tie it at 36-36 with 14:22 remaining. The

Falcons responded with a 14-4 run to break the tie and never looked

back.

Allen Smith – who hit all six of his 3-pointers in the second

half – led Arkansas-Pine Bluff with 20 points, and Gavin Montgomery

and Savalace Townsend each added 12. The Golden Lions hit 11 of 18

3-pointers in the second half after going 3 for 11 in the first 20

minutes.