Walker lifts Air Force past Fresno St. 77-70 in MWC tourney
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A.J. Walker had a career-high 24 points as Air Force topped Fresno State 77-70 in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament Wednesday.
The No. 9 seed Falcons plays top-seeded and fifth-ranked San Diego State the quarterfinals Thursday. The Aztecs won the only regular-season matchup between the teams 89-74.
Grimes hit a 3-pointer to give Fresno State a 66-64 lead with 4:33 to play but the Bulldogs shot just 1 of 8 from there as Air Forced scored 13 of the final 17 points.