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,
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