COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Marcus Bailey scored 20 points and Wyoming blocked four shots in a 51-48 victory over Air Force on Saturday.
Bailey was 8-of-10 from the field, including a driving layup on a broken play with 27 seconds left that put Wyoming (18-6, 9-2 Mountain West Conference) up 50-46.
Bailey was 3-of-3 on 3-pointers.
Air Force (9-15, 3-8) was 6-of-10 on 3 pointers in the first half and led 30-26 at the break after a 3-pointer by A.J. Kuhl.
Tom Bellairs led the Falcons with 13 points.
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The Cowboys switched defensive assignments frequently and used their size advantage if the Falcons got the ball inside.
Uche Nsonwu-Amadi Nsonwu-Amadi had two of Wyoming's four blocks and finished with 13 points and a game-high 10 rebounds.
Air Force's perimeter shooting cooled in the second half.
A jumper by Bailey put the Cowboys up 46-41 with 4:17 left.
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