Fresno State vs. Air Force: Recap and Stats

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Fresno State vs. Air Force: Recap and Stats
Fresno State 50
(7-13, 3-7 away)
Air Force 62
(13-6, 10-1 home)
Venue: Clune Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Fresno State 23 27 50
Air Force 30 32 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Fresno State K Olekaibe 18 T Johnson 5 A Huddleston 3
Air Force T Fletcher 19 M Fitzgerald 10 T Fletcher 5

Air Force came out on top against Fresno State 62-50 in conference play on Wednesday, January 30th. Todd Fletcher played well for the Falcons and got a game-high 19 points and five assists. Mike Fitzgerald scored seven points and added 10 rebounds. Kevin Olekaibe finished with a season-high 18 points for the Bulldogs, making 6 of 10 from three-point range. Air Force (12-6, 4-2 MWC) welcomes 22nd-ranked San Diego State (16-4, 4-2 MWC) on Saturday, February 2nd.

Air Force Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:42 left to go.
  • The win over Fresno State extended the Air Force winning streak to 4 games.
  • AF beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Falcons have beaten the spread.
  • Air Force has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0% or better.
  • The Falcons have won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after recording 35 or more rebounds.
  • AF has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 50 or fewer total points.
  • AF has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.5% field goal percentage.
  • This season Air Force has won 75% of the time (9-3) when Michael Lyons has 15 points or more, 71% of the time (5-2) when Todd Fletcher plays 35 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (5-0) when Taylor Broekhuis has 6 rebounds or more.
  • The Falcons have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--AF has a 20.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Mike Fitzgerald recorded a team season high in rebounds with 10.
  • Todd Fletcher accounted for 30.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Fitzgerald and Taylor Broekhuis) accounted for 45.7% of the rebounds.
  • Todd Fletcher has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 19 games this season.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 19 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Todd Fletcher had career highs with 8 field goals made and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Taylor Broekhuis.
  • Mike Fitzgerald recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mike Fitzgerald had a career high with 10 rebounds.

Fresno State Game Notes

  • Fresno State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Bulldogs losing streak to 4 games.
  • Kevin Olekaibe recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 6 and three pointers attempted with 10.
  • Kevin Olekaibe accounted for 36.0% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (34) than the starters (16).
  • Tyler Johnson has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 20 games this season.
  • Tyler Johnson has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Allen Huddleston has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kevin Olekaibe set a career high with 6 three-pointers.
FRES PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKevin Olekaibe241842202
BTyler Johnson341152002
B-A. Huddleston291123102
CRobert Upshaw16320211
CGarrett Johnson12220100
C-Tanner Giddings11011200
C-Jerry Brown Jr27340101
D+Kevin Foster18230001
D+Marvelle Harris18011010
DAaron Anderson11000100
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATodd Fletcher351935103
BMike Fitzgerald327101113
BMichael Lyons351541103
BKyle Green17831001
BJustin Hammonds11232101
B-DeLovell Earls19442101
CT. Broekhuis35560002
-Tre` Coggins8210001
-Marek Olesinski4001000
-Kamryn Williams4010000

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