Air Force vs. New Mexico: Recap and Stats

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Air Force vs. New Mexico: Recap and Stats
Air Force 58
(14-7, 3-6 away)
(15) New Mexico 81
(20-3, 14-1 home)
Venue: The Pit
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 29 29 58
New Mexico 42 39 81
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Fitzgerald 16 T Broekhuis 4 T Fletcher 6
New Mexico T Snell 14 C Bairstow 9 K Williams 7

On Wednesday, February 6th, Air Force took on No. 15 New Mexico and was destroyed by the Lobos 81-58 in conference play. The Falcons now have a record of 1-4 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Mike Fitzgerald put up a game-high 16 points and three rebounds in the Falcons loss. Taylor Broekhuis scored five points and added four rebounds. For the Lobos, Cameron Bairstow got a team-high 14 points and nine rebounds. Air Force (13-7, 5-3 MWC) takes on Nevada (11-11, 2-6 MWC) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

Air Force Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:09 left to go.
  • The last time AF started the season 14-7 was 2004.
  • Prior to this game, AF played 18 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 2-16.
  • The Falcons have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 40.0% or worse.
  • Air Force has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after recording 20 or fewer field goals made.
  • When the opposition records 81 or more total points this season, Air Force has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 45.0% or better this season, Air Force has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Air Force has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • The top two scorers (Mike Fitzgerald and Michael Lyons) accounted for 55.1% of the points.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 21 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 21 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Todd Fletcher.

New Mexico Game Notes

  • Kendall Williams recorded a team season high in steals with 4.
  • The top two rebounders (Cameron Bairstow and Alex Kirk) accounted for 43.5% of the rebounds.
  • Cameron Bairstow has led the team in scoring 3 times and in rebounding 4 times in 23 games this season.
  • Kendall Williams set a career high with 4 steals.
  • Hugh Greenwood has 3 straight double-digit point games.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BMike Fitzgerald331631101
BT. Broekhuis20542010
BTodd Fletcher29626301
B-DeLovell Earls14531011
B-Michael Lyons331641004
C+Justin Hammonds11230100
CTre` Coggins14230001
D+Kyle Green14310101
D+Marek Olesinski20302103
-Max Yon5000000
-Kamryn Williams5000002
Lobos PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C. Bairstow301493110
AK. Williams331167403
AJamal Fenton17526001
B+Alex Kirk241480013
B+Hugh Greenwood281350202
BTony Snell261412000
B-D. Walker12313000
CChad Adams19330101
-Nick Banyard8020001

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