Posted November 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Michael Lyons set career highs with 33 points and seven 3-pointers as Air Force overcame abysmal first-half shooting to defeat The Citadel 77-70 in a nonconference affair Sunday. Lyons was 11 of 16 from the field, including 7 of 12 on 3-point tries. Air Force (2-0) trailed 30-28 at halftime after shooting 33.3 percent (9 of 27) in the first half. The Falcons solved their shooting woes in the second, making 15 of 22 shots, including 10 of 17 from 3. Lyons was 6 of 8 in the second half, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers, while Max Yon came off the bench in the second to make 4 of 5 shots, including 2 of 3 from beyond the arc. The Bulldogs (1-1) dominated on the glass, outrebounding the Falcons 30-17, with Mike Groselle (17 points, eight rebounds) leading the way. Lawrence Miller led The Citadel with 20 points.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Air Force 76, Army 65

Michael Lyons led four Air Force players in double figures with a game-high 19 points, including a career-high 12 from the free-throw line, and the Falcons defeated Army 76-65 Saturday in Charleston, S.C., the season opener for both teams. The Falcons rallied from a 15-point deficit early in the second half and closed the game with a 27-7 run over the last 11:25. Lyons sparked...

Air Force wins the All-Military Classic

The military and hoops have been all over the news. But none of the news involved the All Military Classic. Rather, it was the carrier games that got all the attention. So while one of the carrier games was canceled before it began, one was canceled at half due to degrading court conditions, and one was delayed by weather for two days and ultimately played in blinding sun and winds...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.