SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 21: Taylor Broekhuis #34 of the Air Force Falcons shoots a free throw in front of the San Diego State student section known as The Show during the second half of the game at Viejas Arena on January 21, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)
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Air Force's seven-game losing streak cost head coach Jeff Reynolds his job, but tonight against Wyoming, Air Force finally earned a victory. The Falcons got a much needed road win by upending Wyoming 58-53 on Wednesday night. The win improves Air Force to 12-11 overall, while the Cowboys slip to 18-7.
Guard Michael Lyons did it all for Air Force in the win. Lyons was phenomenal: the 6-foot-6 junior hit nine of his 15 shots from the field including 6-of-8 three-pointers to finish with 24 points. Center Taylor Broekhuis went 5-of-9 from the floor to add 12 points. Air Force made 22 field goals to shoot 48 percent from the field, which included eight made three-pointers.
The favored Cowboys were dropped despite a quality performance from center Adam Waddell, who ended the game with 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting.
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