No. 16 San Diego State vs. Air Force Final Score: Aztecs Win, 57-44, At Home

The San Diego Aztecs defeated the Air Force Falcons, 57-44, on Saturday night. Michael Lyons, the Falcons' leading scorer on the season, was held to just four points on 1-for-11 shooting.

The San Diego State Aztecs held the Air Force Falcons to just 34.7 percent shooting from the field Saturday night to walk away with a 57-44 win at home. Chase Tapley led the way with 16 points for the Aztecs. Jamaal Franklin pitched in 14 points as well as 10 rebounds on the night.

The Aztecs went just 4-for-16 from 3-point range but the Falcons were worse, going 1-for-18 on the night. San Diego State also held a 31 to 23 rebound advantage. Air Force was held without a field goal for 4:12 in the second half, allowing the Aztecs to expand their lead to an insurmountable 13 points late in the game.

Michael Lyons in particular had an off night. The junior guard was leading the Falcons with 15.6 points per game heading in to Saturday. He was held to just four on Saturday, going 1-for-11 from the field. Center Taylor Broekhuis had to pick up the slack, scoring 16 and adding seven rebounds. Ultimately it wasn't enough to keep Air Force from slipping to 11-5 on the season, however.

For more on Saturday's game, head over to the SB Nation blog Mountain West Connection. For more news and scores stay tuned to SB Nation's college basketball hub.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.