FRESNO, Calif. -- Deshon Taylor scored 18 points and Ray Bowles Jr. scored 16 and missed just 2 of 9 from the field and Fresno State handed Air Force a 71-59 defeat on Saturday.
Taylor finished 8 of 10 from the free throw line and Fresno State (11-4, 1-1 Mountain West) shot 53 percent (25 of 47) from the field. Jahmel Taylor added 10 points for the Bulldogs.
Trevor Lyons' layup with 2:46 left reduced Air Force's deficit to 63-56, but Nate Grimes replied with a quick dunk, Dehson Taylor shot 4 for 6 from the free throw line and buried a jumper and the Falcons missed their last four shots from the field.
Fresno State led 31-24 at halftime and led by double digits for most of the second half.
Ryan Swan led Air Force (6-8, 0-2) with 13 points. The Falcons finished 17 of 45 (38 percent) from the field.
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