San Diego State vs. Air Force: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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San Diego State vs. Air Force: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(22) San Diego State 67
(16-5, 6-3 away)
Air Force 70
(14-6, 11-1 home)
Venue: Clune Arena
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
San Diego State 30 37 67
Air Force 35 35 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
San Diego State J Franklin 25 J Franklin 10 J Franklin 6
Air Force M Lyons 20 M Lyons 5 T Fletcher 5

On Saturday, February 2nd, Air Force scored 36 points from three-point territory and pulled off a stunner against San Diego State 70-67 in conference play. The Falcons now have a record of 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Michael Lyons put on a show for the Falcons and put up a team-high 20 points plus five rebounds. Todd Fletcher also had a strong outing, scoring 13 points and adding five assists. Jamaal Franklin registered a double-double for the Aztecs with a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds. The Falcons are on a five-game win streak. Air Force (13-6, 5-2 MWC) heads to 15th-ranked New Mexico (19-3, 6-1 MWC) on Wednesday, February 6th.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The win over San Diego State extended the Air Force winning streak to five games.
  • AF beat the spread by 6.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Falcons have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, AF played 17 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 1-16.
  • Air Force has won every game this season (11-0) when its field goal percentage has been 49.0 percent or better.
  • The Falcons have won every game this season (6-0) after recording 20 or more assists.
  • This season Air Force has won 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Todd Fletcher has 13 points or more, 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Taylor Broekhuis plays 31 minutes or more, and 73 percent of the time (8-3) when Michael Lyons has seven field goals made or more.
  • The Falcons have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--AF has a 19.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Lyons and Todd Fletcher) accounted for 47.1 percent of the points.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 9 times in 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Michael Lyons's career.
  • Michael Lyons has five straight double-digit point games.

San Diego State Game Notes

  • The Aztecs have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, San Diego State is 38-18 in close games.
  • Jamaal Franklin recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11.
  • Jamaal Franklin accounted for 37.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jamaal Franklin and DeShawn Stephens) accounted for 48.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jamaal Franklin has led the team in scoring 14 times and in rebounding 14 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 16th 20-point game of Jamaal Franklin's career.
  • Jamaal Franklin has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamaal Franklin recorded a double-double. It was his eighth this season and 21st of his career.
  • Jamaal Franklin set a career high with six assists.
  • J.J. O`Brien has three straight double-digit point games.
SDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jamaal Franklin3525106204
B+Winston Shepard20454000
B+D. Stephens271081112
BJ.J. O`Brien341071002
C+Chase Tapley35216100
CJames Rahon331401003
D+Skylar Spencer13220001
-Dwayne Polee II3010001
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Michael Lyons362054101
ATodd Fletcher381335102
AMarek Olesinski9821000
BKamryn Williams15620010
BJustin Hammonds10511100
BKyle Green14421200
CT. Broekhuis31722012
CDeLovell Earls12312002
CMike Fitzgerald26422202
-Tre` Coggins6002000
-Max Yon3000000

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