Pearre leads Utah State to 74-60 win over Air Force

Air Force guard Matt Mooney shoots over the defense of Utah State forward Sean Harris during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Julion Pearre hit five three-pointers for 21 points, both career highs, to lead Utah State to a 74-60 win over Air Force on Saturday.

Chris Smith had 16 points, David Collette 13 and Jalen Moore 10 with 10 rebounds for the Aggies (18-10, 11-5 Mountain West), who won their sixth straight.

Hayden Graham led Air Force (13-15, 6-11) with 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds. Max Yon had 13 points.

Utah State limited the Falcons to 28.6 percent shooting (8 of 28) in the first half to take a 30-21 lead. The Aggies have now won 13 straight when leading at halftime after starting the season 0 for 4 with the lead at intermission.

Utah State hit five 3-pointers and went 14 of 16 from the foul line after halftime to turn back the Falcons. The Aggies went 10 for 10 from the line in the final 2:13.

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