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Air Force makes only 1 of 18 3-point shots

The Air Force Falcons kept shooting — and missing — 3-point shots against No. 16 San Diego State.By the time SDSU had secured a 57-44 victory, Air Force had made only 1 of 18 from behind the arc.What made it even worse was that 12 of the long shots were uncontested."Their athleticism sped us up," coach Jeff Reynolds said. "But we keep a chart on the bench as to whether it's a contested shot or an uncontested shot. Of the 18, 12 were pretty uncontested. When you have three starters (0 for 12), who are good shooters, we can't do that in this environment and win."Chase Tapley scored 16 points and Jamaal Franklin had 14 points and 10 rebounds to help SDSU to its 10th straight win.After winning high-intensity games against UNLV and New Mexico in previous days, the Aztecs never could quite put away the deliberate Falcons until the end.Tapley had two quick baskets in the final minute for the Aztecs (17-2, 3-0 Mountain West Conference ). In their previous two games, the Aztecs beat then-No. 12...

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