Falcons Fall to Bulldogs, 71-65
January 9, 2014
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored 25 points with 8 rebounds and four assists to lead Fresno State to a 71-65 victory over Air Force Wednesday night.
Cezar Guerrero had 18 points and three assists for the Bulldogs (8-8, 1-2 Mountain West Conference). Marvelle Harris added 13.
Fresno State went on an 18-7 run early in the first period and led 27-16 at halftime. Air Force went almost 10 minutes without a field goal in the first half after a Tre' Coggins 3-pointer early in the game.
The Falcons (8-6, 2-1) came alive in the second period, outscoring the Bulldogs 49-44. The team came within four with 34 seconds left to play but a pair of fouls sent Guerrero to the line for the Bulldogs where he went 3-of-4 to put the game out of reach.
The Falcons finished the game hitting 43 percent from the field, including 67 percent in the second half, and 77.3 percent from the line. Coggins led four Air Force players in double figures with 21 points while Max Yon added 20.