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Falcons fall at Boise State, 74-57

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Posted at 11:04 PM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 01:04:29-05

The Air Force men's basketball team (9-16, 3-10 MWC) fell at Boise State (17-9, 9-5 MWC), 74-57 Tuesday night at ExtraMile Arena.

Sticking with the Broncos on the road, the Falcons trailed 30-23 at half and cut the deficit to 40-38 with 15:07 remaining left in the contest.

However, Dave Piliopvich's squad wasn't able to close the gap in dropping their seventh-straight game of the season.

Senior forward Lavelle Scottie led the team with 16 points in the loss. Longmont native Justinian Jessop led all scorers with 18 points for the Broncos.

The Falcons return to Clune Arena Saturday when they host San Jose State. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.