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Air Force defeats South Dakota 94-86

By: AP Sports Email
By: AP Sports Email

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Max Yon scored a game-high 24 points, and his 3-pointer sparked a 13-8 final run to lead Air Force to a 94-86 victory Thursday night over South Dakota.

With the game tied at 78, Yon's 3-pointer capped his scoring and gave Air Force (4-4) an 81-78 lead with 3:03 remaining. Hayden Graham and Marek Olesinski followed with back-to-back 3-pointers to stretch the Falcon lead to 87-80 with 1:32 to play. Tre' Coggins made six straight free throws, and Nick Jorgensen hit 1 of 2 from the line to cap the scoring for Air Force.

Yon had a game-high five assists. Olesinski scored 19 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds.

The game was tied six times in the second half.

South Dakota (4-4) was led by Casey Kasperbauer, who made a game-high six 3-pointers to go with his 20 points.


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