Scottie scores 21, Air Force holds off Boise State 85-78
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had 21 points as Air Force defeated Boise State 85-78 on Wednesday night.
Scottie hit 9 of 12 shots.
Air Force led throughout the final 38 minutes of the game but rarely by double-digits. In the final 1 minute and 8 seconds, Boise State's Kigab made two 3-pointers and Alston made another but the Broncos were only able to draw as close as six points, 79-73, with 44 seconds remaining. Air Force hit 8 of 8 free throws in the final minute — four by Tomes and two each by Swan and Walker.
Air Force plays Colorado State at home on Saturday. Boise State plays Utah State at home on Saturday.