COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)– Lavelle Scottie had 21 points as Air force beat Boise State 85-78 on Wednesday night.
Scottie hit 9 of 12 shots.
A.J. Walker had 18 points for Air Force (9-9, 3-3 Mountain West Conference). Ryan Swan included 17 points and three helps.
Abu Kigab had 20 points for the Broncos (11 -8, 3-4). Derrick Alston Jr. added 16 points. Alex Hobbs had 13 points.
Air Force led throughout the last 38 minutes of the game however rarely by double-digits. In the final 1 minute and 8 seconds, Boise State’s Kigab made two 3-pointers and Alston made another but the Broncos were just able to draw as close as 6 points, 79-73, with 44 seconds remaining.
Air Force plays Colorado State at home on Saturday. Boise State plays Utah State at home on Saturday.