Air Force 64, Md.-Eastern Shore 60

Michael Lyons scored four points in the final 14.6 seconds to

help Air Force survive a scare from Maryland Eastern Shore, 64-60,

Saturday night.

Taylor Broekhuis had a career-high 20 points, and Todd Fletcher

tied his career-high with 15 for the Falcons (6-2). Lyons, Air

Force’s leading scorer, finished with 14 points despite going

5-for-13 from the field.

The Hawks (3-9) tied the game at 60 with 2:08 remaining on Ishaq

Pitt’s offensive rebound and putback, but Lyons’ steal and layup

with 14.6 seconds left gave the Falcons a two-point advantage.

Lyons then grabbed a crucial rebound with 2.8 seconds remaining and

hit a pair of free throws to seal the victory.

Air Force missed its first seven 3-pointers and was just

1-for-10 from beyond the arc in the second half.

The Falcons shot 60 percent from the field in the first half en

route to a 42-32 lead