COLORADO SPRINGS | Ryan Swan had a season-high 31 points with 11 rebounds as Air Force topped Utah State 79-60 on Tuesday night.
A.J. Walker had 12 points for Air Force (8-8, 2-2 Mountain West Conference). Swan — a graduate of Aurora’s Overland High School — was 11 of 16 from the field and made 8 of 11 free throws.
Air Force entered the locker room at the half trailing narrowly, 34-31, but the Falcons were able to outscore the Aggies 48-26 in the second half to pull away for the 19-point victory. The Aggies’ 26 second-half points were a season low for the team.
Brock Miller had 16 points, making five 3-pointers, for the Aggies (13-5, 2-3). Sam Merrill added 10 points.
Air Force faces New Mexico on the road on Saturday. Utah State plays Nevada at home on Saturday.