Manning leads Air Force over Johnson & Wales (Colo.) 105-62
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Ryan Manning scored 21 points in 18 minutes and Air Force coasted to a 105-62 win over NAIA Johnson & Wales (Colo.) on Tuesday night.
Manning was 5 of 8 from 3-point range and 8 of 13 overall. Hayden Graham added 12 points and Lavelle Scottie scored 10. The Falcons have a 26-point average margin of victory to start the season.
Air Force (3-0) had 17 players log minutes and 12 were on the court for at least 11 minutes.
Andrew Romero III had 16 points and Jontrell Herman scored 12 for the Wildcats.
Air Force opened a 24-7 lead, extended to 53-33 at the break and led by no less than 20 in the second half. The Falcons reached their largest lead at the final score.
The Falcons have topped the 100-point mark twice in their last four games after ending last season with a 108-102 loss in triple overtime.