Boise State vs. Air Force: Recap and Stats

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Boise State vs. Air Force: Recap and Stats
Boise State 80
(13-4, 5-3 away)
Air Force 91
(10-6, 8-1 home)
Venue: Clune Arena
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Boise State 37 43 80
Air Force 47 44 91
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Boise State D Marks 17 R Watkins 7 D Marks 3
Air Force M Lyons 18 M Lyons 4 T Fletcher 4

Air Force squared off with Boise State on Saturday, January 19th and knocked off the Broncos 91-80 in conference play. The Falcons were led by Michael Lyons, who got a staggering 37 points plus six rebounds. Mike Fitzgerald had 17 points and added eight assists. Ryan Watkins got a double-double for the Broncos on a career-high 24 points and 13 rebounds. Air Force (9-6, 2-2 MWC) takes on New Orleans (4-11) on Wednesday, January 23rd on their home court.

Air Force Game Notes

  • Air Force started 10-6 during the 2010, 2007, and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • AF beat the spread by 14.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Falcons have beaten the spread.
  • The Falcons have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 31 or more field goals made.
  • This season Air Force has won 88% of the time (7-1) when Taylor Broekhuis has 4 field goals made or more and 100% of the time (5-0) when Michael Lyons has 3 three-pointers or more.
  • AF set a season low for blocks.
  • The Falcons have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 5 games.
  • Air Force has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--AF has a 19.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Michael Lyons recorded a team season high in points with 37 and field goals made with 13.
  • Michael Lyons accounted for 40.6% of the team's points.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 8 times in 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of Michael Lyons's career.
  • Michael Lyons had career highs with 37 points and 13 field goals made.
  • Mike Fitzgerald had a career high with 8 assists.

Boise State Game Notes

  • Boise State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Ryan Watkins recorded a team season high in blocks with 3.
  • The top two scorers (Ryan Watkins and Anthony Drmic) accounted for 53.7% of the points.
  • Ryan Watkins accounted for 40.6% of the team's rebounds.
  • Ryan Watkins has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Ryan Watkins's career.
  • Ryan Watkins recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 5th of his career.
  • Ryan Watkins set career highs with 24 points and 10 field goals made.
  • Anthony Drmic has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Anthony Drmic.
BSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ryan Watkins3424132135
B+Anthony Drmic311951001
BDerrick Marks261713303
C+Thomas Bropleh18163002
C+I. Hadziomerovic33832102
CMikey Thompson38812102
D+Joe Hanstad15310001
-Jake Ness5000010
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Michael Lyons383763201
A+Mike Fitzgerald331728000
B+Kamryn Williams15452001
B+Tre` Coggins11212400
BMarek Olesinski10621001
BTodd Fletcher29933102
C+DeLovell Earls18242001
CT. Broekhuis29930103
C-Justin Hammonds9210101
-Kyle Green7300002

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