Jessup, Williams lift Boise St. past Air Force 74-57
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup scored 18 points, including the Broncos’ first 4-point play of the season, and Boise State beat Air Force 74-57 on Tuesday night to win its 11th consecutive home game.
Jessup was fouled making a 3-pointer and he hit the free throw, giving Boise State a 57-42 lead with 6:52 to play.
RJ Williams scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Derrick Alston added 15 points with seven boards for Boise State (17-9, 8-5 Mountain West Conference), which led wire-to-wire and pulled away on a 27-8 run late in the second half.
The Broncos evened the season series against the Falcons with the win. Air Force defeated Boise State 85-78 on January 15. Boise State (17-9, 9-5) plays San Diego State at home on Sunday. Air Force takes on San Jose State at home on Saturday.