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Jan 22, 2011 5:55 PM by Jordan Mason

Lyons leads Air Force past Wyoming 72-51

AIR FORCE ACADEMY , Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored all of his game-high 17 points in the first half Saturday as Air Force snapped a three-game losing skid with a 72-51 win over Wyoming.

Tom Fow added 14 points for the Falcons (11-7, 2-3 Mountain West), who hit 11 of 19 3-pointers and had 22 assists in the game. Todd Fletcher had 13 points and Evan Washington had 11 points and nine assists.

Amath M'Baye led the Cowboys (8-11, 1-4) with 13 points, and Francisco Cruz added 10. Wyoming struggled from beyond the arc, hitting just 4 of 23 attempts.

Wyoming cut Air Force's lead to nine points, 53-44, with 6:34 remaining, but the Falcons closed the door with an 11-2 run during the next three minutes. Air Force improved to 9-2 at Clune Arena this season, while the Cowboys fell to 0-6 on the road.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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