Dec 10, 2011 11:29 PM by Jordan Mason
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half as Air Force cruised to a 63-51 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
Lyons was 7-for-10 shooting from the field with two 3-pointers after halftime for Air Force (5-2). Mike Fitzgerald added a career-high 19 points with six 3-pointers for the Falcons.
Savalace Townsend scored 16 points on 10-of-11 free-throw shooting to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-5). Lazabian Jackson had 13 for the Golden Lions, who have lost three straight.
The Falcons started off slowly but picked up steam at the end of the first half to lead 29-20 at the break.
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