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Historic race cars invade Zandvoort

Story by Ultimatecarpage.com. Zandvoort was the host of the Dutch Grand Prix between 1952 and 1985. Built in the dunes on the North Sea coast, the undulating and challenging track was a true driver's circuit. Efforts to modernize the venue during the 1980s faltered, in large part due to noise restriction issues, and the track lost not only the annual visit of the F1 circus but...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV 72, Air Force 56

Anthony Bennett scored 23 points and UNLV defeated Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday. The third-seeded Rebels (24-8) will face the winner of the Colorado State-Fresno State game in Friday's semifinals. UNLV shot 51 percent, with Bennett making 10 of his 14 shots. He also grabbed seven rebounds. Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 12 points...
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March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Lyons leads Air Force into MWC tournament

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The next military assignment for Air Force senior guard Michael Lyons will be as an assistant coach at the academy's prep school. It's a fitting promotion for one of the school's all-time leading scorers, but one he's not quite ready for just yet. Lyons hopes to extend his time in...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico-Air Force Preview

While New Mexico already has secured a fourth Mountain West regular-season title in five years, it doesn't want to add an unexpected loss to its NCAA tournament resume. The 12th-ranked Lobos, however, haven't had much of a problem against Air Force. Only two teams in the nation have more wins than New Mexico, which is surely a lock to make the Big Dance but could potentially...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force-New Mexico Preview

It's probably not a big surprise that No. 15 New Mexico is in first place near the midpoint of the Mountain West season. The fact that Air Force is aiming for the top spot is simply stunning. The Lobos have beaten the Falcons 12 straight times, including three dominant victories last season, as the teams head into Wednesday night's showdown in Albuquerque. New Mexico ...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 70, No. 22 San Diego St. 67

Michael Lyons scored 20 points and Air Force beat No. 22 San Diego State 70-67 on Saturday, overcoming a 25-point performance by Aztecs star Jamaal Franklin. Franklin and James Rahon missed potential game-tying 3-pointers in the waning seconds. The Falcons (14-6, 5-2 Mountain West Conference) won their fifth straight at Clune Arena, while the Aztecs (16-5, 4-3) lost for only the...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego St.-Air Force Preview

San Diego State appeared to be in trouble two weeks ago, falling out of the Top 25 after two consecutive losses. Then, the Aztecs revived their stingy defense to recover with two blowout victories. Now, No. 22 San Diego State will be tasked with slowing down the Mountain West's top shooting squad on Saturday when they travel to Air Force. The Aztecs are limiting opponents to...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 62, Fresno St. 50

Todd Fletcher scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting including three 3-pointers and dished out five assists to lead Air Force to a 62-50 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night. Air Force (13-6, 4-2 Mountain West) trailed 13-10 mid-way through the first half but used a 20-10 run capped off by Fletcher's 3-pointer at the buzzer to take a 30-23 lead at halftime. The Falcons...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 57, Wyoming 48

Taylor Broekhuis had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Air Force to a 57-48 win over Wyoming on Saturday night. Air Force (12-6, 3-2 Mountain West) led wire to wire after bolting to an 8-0 lead and holding the Cowboys to 33 percent shooting. Michael Lyons added 11 points and DeLovell Earls 10 for the Falcons. Wyoming (15-4, 2-4) was paced by Leonard Washington's 19 points...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 90, New Orleans 48

Mike Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Todd Fletcher and Michael Lyons added 14 each to lead hot-shooting Air Force to a 90-48 victory against New Orleans on Wednesday night. Kamryn Williams had 10 points for the Falcons (11-6), who made 36 of 56 (64.3 percent) of their attempts from the floor, including 10 of 18 (55.6 percent) from 3-point range. Air Force reached 90 points for a...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force 91, Boise St. 80

Michael Lyons scored a career-high 37 points, leading Air Force to a 91-80 victory over Boise State on Saturday. Lyons hit 13 of 18 shots - including 3 of 5 3-pointers - and was 8 for 8 at the free-throw line for the Falcons (10-6, 2-2 Mountain West). He had been averaging 17.7 points per game this season. It was the most points scored in a game by an Air Force player since Jarmica...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 24 UNLV 76, Air Force 71

Bryce Dejean-Jones made a go-ahead jumper with 12 seconds remaining in overtime, and No. 24 UNLV held on to beat Air Force 76-71 in their Mountain West Conference home opener on Saturday night. Anthony Bennett, the nation's freshman leading scorer, had 22 points and 16 rebounds for the Rebels (14-3, 1-1). Dejean-Jones' bucket put the Rebels up 72-71. He scored 16 of his...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force-UNLV Preview

Standout freshman forward Anthony Bennett couldn't get much going and neither could his teammates as UNLV fell short in its Mountain West opener. The Runnin' Rebels have posted 10 straight wins over Air Force, but a visit by the Falcons on Saturday night provides no guarantee they'll finish on top this time. Bennett, the nation's leading freshman scorer with 19...
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Air force at Florida game preview

After carving out a reputation as a program that's been extremely effective on the offensive end under Billy Donovan, Florida is quickly becoming known for its defense. Air Force is undergoing the opposite transformation. Two losses in their last three have left room for the 14th-ranked Gators to get even better defensively, but they may have a difficult test in Saturday'...
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December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force-Florida Preview

After carving out a reputation as a program that's been extremely effective on the offensive end under Billy Donovan, Florida is quickly becoming known for its defense. Air Force is undergoing the opposite transformation. Two losses in their last three have left room for the 14th-ranked Gators to get even better defensively, but they may have a difficult test in Saturday'...
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December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Doubleheader Orange Bowl Classic

The Orange Bowl Basketball Classic is featured this week on FOX Sports with the #25 Florida State Seminoles taking on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in game one and the 6th ranked Florida Gators taking on the Air Force Falcons in game two. The Seminoles are the defending ACC Champions, and while they lost four starters, they return four of their top five scorers. However, their returning...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force 65, Ark.-Pine Bluff 49

Michael Lyons scored 26 points and Air Force rode an 18-0 second-half run to a 65-49 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday afternoon. Lyons was 7 of 15 from the field, including three 3-pointers. Mike Fitzgerald added 13 points for the Falcons (7-2), and Taylor Broekhuis had six points and seven rebounds. Davon Haynes had 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Hall leads Wichita State past Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Carl Hall scored 21 points to lead Wichita State over Air Force 72-69 Sunday after being tied at 32 at halftime. Hall made a layup at 11:53 in the second half, putting the Shockers up 51-49. They led the rest of the game. Michael Lyons missed a 3-pointer in the closing moments that would have tied the game. Hall's double-double performance included...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Wichita St. 72, Air Force 69

Carl Hall scored 21 points to lead Wichita State over Air Force 72-69 Sunday after being tied at 32 at halftime. Hall made a layup at 11:53 in the second half, putting the Shockers up 51-49. They led the rest of the game. Michael Lyons missed a 3-pointer in the closing moments that would have tied the game. Hall's double-double performance included 10 rebounds. Cleanthony Early...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force 76, Jackson St. 47

Todd Fletcher scored 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting, dished out five assists and was one of many hot-shooting Falcons against Jackson State in a 76-47 rout for Air Force over the Tigers on Wednesday night. Air Force (6-1) was an impressive 29 of 53 from the field, shooting at a 54.7 percent clip including 11 3-pointers made. The Falcons were 18 of 26 in the second half, a 69.2 percent...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force-Colorado Preview

Colorado is ranked for the first time in over 15 years. Air Force is one victory away from reaching 6-0 for the first time in 30 years. These unbeaten teams needed overtime to decide last season's matchup and a raucous atmosphere is expected Sunday night when the No. 23 Buffaloes host high-scoring Michael Lyons and the surprising Falcons. Colorado (4-0) moved into the rankings...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force 86, Montana St. 72

Michael Lyons scored 29 points and Air Force pulled away in the second half to defeat Montana State 86-72 Monday night. Lyons scored seven points during a 9-0 run early in the second half that put the Falcons (5-0) ahead 53-43. Air Force led by as many as 21 when Todd Fletcher hit a jumper with 4:51 remaining to make it 83-62. Lyons hit 11 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 3-pointers...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force 83, Regis 43

Michael Lyons and freshman Cameron Michael scored 15 points each to lead Air Force to an 83-43 win against Regis University on Sunday. Taylor Broekhuis and Tre' Coggins added 13 points apiece for the Falcons, who are 4-0 for the first time since 2007-08. Corbin Green scored 10 points off the bench for Regis, a Division II school in Denver that classified the game as an exhibition...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Air Force 102, Western St. (Col.) 68

Taylor Broekhuis scored a career-high 23 points, Cameron Michael added 18 points off the bench and Air Force won its home opener Thursday, blowing out Western State 102-68. Michael Lyons chipped in 15 points for the Falcons (3-0), who led almost the entire game. The 34-point final margin was Air Force's biggest lead of the night, and the Falcons shot 52 percent from the floor...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Broekhuis leads Air Force by Western State 102-68

Taylor Broekhuis scored a career-high 23 points, Cameron Michael added 18 points off the bench and Air Force won its home opener Thursday, blowing out Western State 102-68. Michael Lyons chipped in 15 points for the Falcons (3-0), who led almost the entire game. The 34-point final margin was Air Force's biggest lead of the night, and the Falcons shot 52 percent from the floor...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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