San Jose State Men's Hoops Races To 75-54 Win Over Air Force

Instead of the drive, Jaycee Hillsman's perimter shooting contributed to the Spartans' win.
Jan. 30, 2016

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San Jose, Calif.----- The San Jose State University men's basketball team scored the first 12 points of the game on four three-point baskets en route to a 75-54 win over Air Force in Mountain West game.

Jaycee Hillsman led the Spartans (7-15, 2-8 Mountain West) with 13 points and made two of his three 3-point baskets during San Jose State's opening outburst. The Spartans were 4-of-6 from beyond the arc in the first 3:12 of the game.

Forward Brandon Clarke with 12 points, eight rebounds and a season-best five blocked shots, and guard Jalen James and forward Cody Schwartz with 11 each, gave San Jose State four double-figure scorers for the game. For James, it was a season-scoring high and his second game in double-figure scoring this season.

The Spartans led 26-5, midway through the first half, and were ahead by as many as 22 points, 51-29 with 12:28 remaining, after a pair of Frank Rogers free throws.

The 21-point San Jose State win was the most one-sided conference victory by the Spartans since a 72-45 victory over Fresno State on February 27, 2010.

Air Force reserve center Frank Toohey led all players in scoring with 17 points. The Falcons made just 29 percent (16-of-56) of their field goal tries -- the second game in a row Air Force (10-12, 1-8 Mountain West) was below 30 percent.

San Jose State, which shot 46.2 percent for the game, avenged a 64-57 loss at Air Force on January 2.

Newspaper Box Score

Air Force vs San José State
01/30/16 2:00 PM at San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)
At San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)

SAN JOSé STATE 75, AIR FORCE 54

AIR FORCE (10-12, 1-8 MW)
TOOHEY, Frank 5-9 6-6 17; KOCUR, Zach 3-9 4-4 13; SIPLES, C.J. 2-4 2-2 6;
GRAHAM, Hayden 2-11 2-2 6; LOUDER, Pervis 2-5 1-2 5; VAN, Jacob 1-2 0-0 3;
MOER, Zach 1-2 0-2 2; LYONS, Trevor 0-8 2-2 2; NORMAN, Dane 0-1 0-0 0;
BROEKHUIS, Kyle 0-1 0-0 0; TUSS, Joe 0-0 0-0 0; JAMES, Dezmond 0-4 0-0 0.
Totals 16-56 17-20 54.

SAN JOSé STATE (7-15, 2-8 MW)
Hillsman, Jaycee 5-8 0-0 13; Clarke, Brandon 4-7 4-5 12; Schwartz, Cody 4-7
0-0 11; James, Jalen 4-7 0-0 11; Rogers, Frank 2-4 3-4 8; Onwas, Princeton
2-4 2-2 7; Thornton, Isaac 1-6 4-4 7; Williams, Jr., Gary 1-1 1-2 3; WELAGE,
Ryan 1-8 1-2 3; Bahner, Leon 0-0 0-0 0; Basor, Ivo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-52
15-19 75.

Air Force.....................   24   30  -   54
San José State................   39   36  -   75

3-point goals--Air Force 5-21 (KOCUR, Zach 3-6; VAN, Jacob 1-2; TOOHEY,
Frank 1-1; LOUDER, Pervis 0-2; LYONS, Trevor 0-2; NORMAN, Dane 0-1; JAMES,
Dezmond 0-1; GRAHAM, Hayden 0-4; SIPLES, C.J. 0-2), San José State 12-31
1-3; Onwas, Princeton 1-2; Thornton, Isaac 1-3; Welage, Ryan 0-5). Fouled
out--Air Force-None, San José State-None. Rebounds--Air Force 35 (TOOHEY,
Frank 7), San José State 38 (Thornton, Isaac 9). Assists--Air Force 7
(SIPLES, C.J. 2), San José State 17 (Thornton, Isaac 5; Hillsman, Jaycee 5).
Total fouls--Air Force 17, San José State 20. Technical fouls--Air
Force-None, San José State-None. A-2169