Star guard Michael Lyons finished with a team-high 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting including 3-of-6 from three-point range to help the Air Force Falcons defeat Wright State 55-34 on Wednesday. Mike Fitzgerald had nine points on 3-of-5 shooting and two blocks for Air Force in the win. 11 players for Air Force scored in the game.
Wright State shot just 19.6 percent from the floor and no player reached double-digits. Cole Darling scored a team-high seven points and grabbed four rebounds. Guard Julius Mays scored six in the loss for Wright State.
The game turned on three-point shooting. Air Force hit 9-of-25 three-pointers, while Wright State went just 2-for-19.
The win improved Air Force to 4-2, while Wright State fell to 3-6.