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Montana State Falls 86-72 to Air Force - Recap

Montana State was scorched by Michael Lyons for 29 points as Air Force defeated them 86-72 in NCAA action on Wednesday.

Air Force did not, however, defeat Montana State against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks.

Taylor Broekhuis had 13 points for Air Force and Todd Fletcher chipped in with 10 points. Todd Fletcher had 6 assists for them, while Mike Fitzgerald was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Montana State got 17 points from Flavien Davis in a losing cause and another 13 points from Xavier Blount. Flavien Davis contributed 2 assists for them, while Paul Egwuonwu had 7 rebounds.

Air Force hit the break leading 40-39 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Air Force as they grabbed 39 boards, while Montana State only had 28.