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Jan 14, 2012 8:22 PM by Jordan Mason

Fitzgerald, Air Force top Boise State 74-59

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Taylor Broekhuis had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help Air Force to a 74-59 victory over Boise State on Saturday in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.

Todd Fletcher scored 13 points and Taylor Stewart added 12 for the Falcons (11-4, 1-0 Mountain West), who won their fifth consecutive contest.

Jeff Elorriaga scored 12 points on four 3-pointers for Boise State (10-6, 0-1), which has lost five of seven games.

The Falcons played without leading scorer Michael Lyons (ankle) for the sixth consecutive game.

Air Force led 53-40 with 10:48 left after Kamryn Williams scored five points in 20 seconds on a 3-pointer and a fast-break layup. The Falcons' lead topped out at 63-48 with 6:25 to play.

The loss was the first in 10 home games this season for Boise State, which was making its Mountain West debut.

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