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NCAA Game Summary - South Dakota at Air Force



(Thursday, December 5)

Final Score: Air Force 94, South Dakota 86

USAFA, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind a career-high 24 points from Max Yon, the Air Force Falcons downed the South Dakota Coyotes, 94-86, in a non- conference bout at Clune Arena.

Yon shot 8-of-18 from the field and added five assists for Air Force (4-4), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Marek Olesinski contributed 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists, Justin Hammonds scored 13 points, and Tre' Coggins and Hayden Graham pitched in 12 and 10 points, respectively.

For South Dakota (3-4), which had won its previous three games, Casey Kasperbauer shot 6-of-9 from 3-point range en route to 20 points, while Trey Norris (15 points), Trevor Gruis (14) and Brandon Bos (13) were also solid.

Air Force shot 47.8 percent from the field in the first half, but South Dakota was even better at 52.0 percent, as the Coyotes carried a 40-32 lead into intermission.

The Coyotes continued to have a hot hand in the second half, making 56 percent of their field goal tries, but the Falcons also improved to 60 percent shooting. South Dakota also found itself in foul trouble in the second stanza, which led to a 26-of-33 showing at the free-throw line for Air Force, which helped it overtake the lead down the stretch.

Air Force helped its cause by winning both the rebounding (29-24) and the turnover (11-7) battles.

12/05 23:53:14 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
Final
BOS 6
BAL 5
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
Half
HOU 49
POR 48
 
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
1st Intermission
SJS 0
LOS 2
 
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3