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

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Air Force vs. Fresno State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Air Force 41
(16-11, 3-9 away)
Fresno State 56
(10-18, 6-8 home)
Venue: Save Mart Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 20 21 41
Fresno State 27 29 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Fitzgerald 11 T Fletcher 6 K Williams 2
Fresno State T Johnson 21 K Foster 8 M Harris 2

On Saturday, Mar. 2, Air Force took on Fresno State and lost in a blowout to the Bulldogs 56-41 in conference play. With the loss, the Falcons tie the season series against Fresno State at 1-1. The Falcons were led by Mike Fitzgerald, who put up a team-high 11 points and four rebounds. Todd Fletcher scored two points and added six rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Tyler Johnson finished with a game-high 21 points and six rebounds. Next up for Air Force (15-11, 7-7 MWC) is San Diego State (20-8, 8-6 MWC) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 on the road.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The last time AF started the season 16-11 was 2004.
  • Air Force has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording four or fewer three-pointers.
  • When the opposition records 44 or more rebounds this season, Air Force has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • AF set season lows for assists (eight), field goals made (12), field goal percentage (27.9), and steals (zero).
  • The top two scorers (Mike Fitzgerald and Michael Lyons) accounted for 43.9 percent of the points.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in scoring in seven out of 27 games this season.

Fresno State Game Notes

  • Tyler Johnson accounted for 37.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (26) than the starters (17).
  • The bench recorded more points (32) than the starters (24).
  • Tyler Johnson has led the team in scoring eight times in 28 games this season.
  • Kevin Foster has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 28 games this season.
  • Allen Huddleston has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Tyler Johnson's career.
  • Tyler Johnson set a career high with nine field goals made.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BMike Fitzgerald351141001
B-Marek Olesinski14530000
C+Kamryn Williams19532002
CTodd Fletcher31261001
CDeLovell Earls11221001
CMichael Lyons29721002
CT. Broekhuis21341013
D+Justin Hammonds11220001
-Kyle Green8200000
-Max Yon5200001
DTre` Coggins13001001
FRES PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATyler Johnson302160013
ARobert Upshaw8550101
B+A. Huddleston341161212
B+Kevin Foster18680001
BJerry Brown Jr20731000
BMarvelle Harris23422210
C+Tanner Giddings18230000
CB. Anderson15041100
CKevin Olekaibe20060000
-Garrett Johnson8000000
-Brad Ely6000001

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