Air Force Drops Road Game to Colorado State
Feb. 8, 2014
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Shooting a dismal 15.6 percent from the field, the Air Force women's basketball team fell to league-leading Colorado State, 88-28, Saturday afternoon at Moby Arena.
Thompson gave the Falcons their only lead of the game with a basket on Air Force's first possession, but the Rams responded with 14 straight points before rolling to a 53-13 halftime advantage. After the break, Colorado State continued to extend its lead, as Air Force made just two field goals in the second half.
The Falcons finished with just seven field goals for the game, getting nearly half of their points from the foul line. Air Force was 13-of-14 from the charity stripe, including 11-of-12 in the second half. Meanwhile, the Falcons were outrebounded for the game, 42-22, and gave up 31 points off turnovers and 46 points in the paint.
Colorado State (18-4, 10-1), which shot nearly 57 percent from the field, had four players score in double figures, led by Sam Martin with 19 points.
The Falcons (1-20, 0-11) return home for their next game, as they host San José State on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7:00 p.m.